1. Welcome to the new home for MySportTrac.com!

    Please click here to find all the info about the move to the new site!

    To access your account you will need to reset your password here

Recent Activity

Activity stream for all registered members at SportTrac.org.

  1. Ed Fenwick replied to the thread still clattering on cold start.

    Oh Todd, I really hope not. I don't want to go through this again. The Ford is not worth selling my house. Is it easy to get the pan...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 1:36 PM
  2. swshawaii replied to the thread still clattering on cold start.

    ^ Ditto Todd. We're going in circles here. "NONE OF THIS WILL HELP IF YOU HAVE A BOTCHED TIMING CHAIN JOB OR THE NEW PARTS ARE FAILING."...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 12:28 PM
  3. swshawaii liked Todd Z's post in the thread still clattering on cold start.

    yes, But there may be damage again and parts in the pan, OR the pump was damaged. Just because there is new stuff doesn't mean it...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 12:26 PM
  4. Apats77 replied to the thread Ranger motor swap.

    Y’all definitely got my head going. Would love to do the 5.0 swap but I have a newborn coming next month. Wouldn’t have the time to do...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 10:25 AM
  5. Todd Z replied to the thread still clattering on cold start.

    yes, But there may be damage again and parts in the pan, OR the pump was damaged. Just because there is new stuff doesn't mean it...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 7:14 AM
  6. Todd Z replied to the thread Ranger motor swap.

    4.0 to 4.0 ?? Make sure 8th digit is the same vin, change intake and accessories and all good.

    Jan 20, 2020 at 7:13 AM
  7. Carl Judy replied to the thread Front Timing Chain Hydraulic Tensioner Disaster Averted.

    Thank u

    Jan 20, 2020 at 12:04 AM
  8. swshawaii replied to the thread Ranger motor swap.

    The 5.0L (302) conversion may be more difficult and expensive, but the benefits of the almost bulletproof pushrod V8 are many. I...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  9. Ed Fenwick replied to the thread still clattering on cold start.

    Thanks Todd, when the mechanic replaced the chain, guides et all, he saw that the oil pan had a lot of plastic which he cleaned out.

    Jan 19, 2020 at 11:46 PM
  10. Mickey Luis liked Apats77's post in the thread Ranger motor swap.

    Excellent Smithers excellent..... Now to consult the wife on if it’s worth it or do we drop back and punt.

    Jan 19, 2020 at 10:13 PM
  11. Todd Z replied to the thread still clattering on cold start.

    Any one ever take the oil pan out to see if their is a failure?? Some people have had internal tensioners ( jack shaft) leak and cause...

    Jan 19, 2020 at 8:56 PM
  12. Ed Fenwick replied to the thread still clattering on cold start.

    Motorcraft, Napa Gold, Wix premium, Mobile 1, no difference

    Jan 19, 2020 at 8:52 PM
  13. Todd Z replied to the thread still clattering on cold start.

    What oil filter do you run?

    Jan 19, 2020 at 6:57 PM
  14. Ed Fenwick replied to the thread still clattering on cold start.

    Yea but the thing is if I drive 10 miles or more, it sounds quiet the next morning. Just like pumping up the oil pressure. otherwise, it...

    Jan 19, 2020 at 5:21 PM
  15. Apats77 replied to the thread Ranger motor swap.

    Excellent Smithers excellent..... Now to consult the wife on if it’s worth it or do we drop back and punt.

    Jan 19, 2020 at 4:22 PM
Loading...