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  1. 1991fordranger1

    1990 ranger diesel conversion

    I've got about 70kms on it. Minor things like going around and tightening up bolts. Caster needs to be adjusted but close enough to get the springs to settle in the front a bit. Going to just send it tonight and do a 200km trip to pick up a boat. Hero or zero time
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    1990 ranger diesel conversion

    Remember to treat yourself
  3. 1991fordranger1

    1990 ranger diesel conversion

    I have shocks getting thru this one piece at a time
  4. 1991fordranger1

    1990 ranger diesel conversion

    New transmission cross member to fit between the bottom link mounts from the front suspension. Progress getting closer
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    1990 ranger diesel conversion

    Some bits of my 8.8 Conversiom with chevy leafs
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    1990 ranger diesel conversion

    Front is done minus the shock towers and brake lines. Along with making sway bar links to suit. I am going to switch gears and go at the rear now. I have to pick up the 8.8 this week and go pull leafs from donor chev. Rear will go fast have done it before and have parts somewhere for the...
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    1990 ranger diesel conversion

    Little bit of c CAD work Cardboard assisted design
  8. 1991fordranger1

    1990 ranger diesel conversion

    Test fitted. Looks good now I can finish bracing the coil buckets and move on to steering and track bar.
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    1990 ranger diesel conversion

    Little more progress for those still following along Decided to go 3 link just becuase I want to no other reason. Went with zj 4.5inch coils because they were a good deal to get brand new. Zjs were the v8 cheerokee should help with the diesels weight
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    1990 ranger diesel conversion

    Rubber mounts built Long arms placed and cut to length I only got one welded together. I have new coils coming hopefully here today or Monday. Then I can start building the upper buckets. Lots of little stuff to do but it makes alot more sense after starting the project then just...
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    1990 ranger diesel conversion

    I machined my own end links to make my radius arms Finished product. One end of the radius arm is solid I need you position the axle where I want it. I plan on using the 3 bolt holes from the trans crossmember that are parallel on the frame either side to locate my rear mount and then...
  12. 1991fordranger1

    1990 ranger diesel conversion

    I don't know I bought the motor years ago. I dont keep track. I like the challenge of overcoming challenges. I just want to do it is all. But probably 5 grand ish. But you have to gauge what your skill level is and access to tools and stuff like that.


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