Re: Still having trouble with my 1987 ranger.
"David M" <NOSPAM@nospam.com> wrote in message
> On Thu, 14 Jul 2005 19:46:45 +0000, TranSurgeon rearranged some electrons
> to form:
> > "David M" <NOSPAM@nospam.com> wrote in message
> > news:pan.2005.07.14.04.11.10.716504@sled351...
> >> On Wed, 13 Jul 2005 21:37:45 -0500, Big T. rearranged some electrons to
> >> form:
> >> > My 1987 2.9L Ranger 4X4 quit running the other night. I was going 55
> > and
> >> > it just died. I did not have any spark so I changed out the ignition
> > module.
> >> > Nothing changed and I still do not have any spark. Any ideas? Several
> > people
> >> > mentioned the timing belt but I don't think that would have any
> > on
> >> > not having any spark. Any help is appreciated.
> >> >
> >> > Tim in Indiana
> >> Well if the timing belt was broken, I don't think the distributor
> >> rotor would be turning, hence no spark... but I may be wrong.
> > 2.9 uses a chain, not a belt
> I'm not surprised that I didn't know that, since I have never
> owned a vehicle with an engine that small. :-)
it's really a very good combination.2.9 with A4LD
only one thing....86's
86 was the first year for FI on the 2.9, and it will NOT adapt more than
about 7500 ft altitude change
I thought I was gonna have to get out and push it over Monarch Pass, CO