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Cummins 4BT Ranger
This 1988 Ford Ranger 4x4 is owned and built by Rich Dunning of Smyrna, DE.
is a break down of the vehicle as provided by Rich:
(Cummins 4BTA Turbo Diesel)
(All cleaned up and painted)
Transmission & Transfer Case:
1988 Ford F150 M5R2 (5-Speed OD)
Transfer Case - 1988 Ford F150 BW1356
Adapter for transmission bell housing to 4BT - Cummins NOS from a Ford application.
Flywheel - Cummins NOS from a Ford application
Clutch, pressure plate - standard Ford truck 11-inch
Pilot bearing - 6206 rs
Slave cylinder - 1988 Ford F150
Clutch Master Cylinder and line - 1988 Ranger
Transmission cross member- fabbedd from 2-inch tubing, 1/4-inch plate, and a standard Ford truck transmission mount
Four pieces of 2-1/2 inch steel angle, two welded on each side of the frame rails and two mounted to the motor with a Dodge truck rubber mounts sandwiched between the two sections of angle on each side. Had to cut out a section of the factory cross member to clear engine oil pan.
44 from a 1986 Jeep Grand Wagoneer, non CAD axle
(Dana 44 Front Axle)
(Drivers Side Steering)
(Passenger Side Steering)
44 from a 1986 Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Rebuilt hub to hub with all new parts,
including chrome molly axles, 4.89’s, Detroit locker, Rancho RS5000
Steering assembled with DOM tubing and ballistic fab rod ends
Custom built 3” turbo down pipe to a Summit Racing SS flex joint 3” tubing to bed mounted 4” single stack
Off the shelf conical filter from Autozone and a 4” SS 90 elbow
Cummins alternator was able to be hooked up to the factory Ford wiring
harness. Starter wires hook up as any standard starter utilizing the Ford
solenoid on the wheel well
a rear mounted fuel tank, NOS from a Bronco II
frame with wire wheel and chemical wash then painted with Rustoleum.
truck V8 radiator
oil pressure and water temp, same as used on original v8 swap, was able to
adapt them to the Cummins block with couplings from NAPA
3” body lift was necessary to avoid having to cut the hood
are factory Jeep Wagoneer, front disk, rear drum
Tires and Wheels:
2x6x1/4 steel tubing, angle cut the ends and plated, front stinger is from a Jeep Wrangler.
out the BW1356 for an NP205 with a clocking ring for better driveline