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  1. For Sale 2.9 for sale

    You willing to ship?
  2. Question about worn out auto locking hubs

    I would just replace them with the Warn Manual Locking HUBs if you're sure its the hubs. (Mine was clicking when engaged and when I took it apart I found the plastic cam inside of it was broken.) But I agree that it sounds more like a wheel bearing issue. I would recommended fixing them Asap...
  3. Ford 2.9 radiator fan

    I also have a 1990 2.9L ranger 4x4 5speed long bed. And I had the same issue with my fan. I'm trying to remember where I got the fan from, But I picked up a metal fan that was made for the truck and haven't had any issues with it since. I think it may have been carid.com
  4. A few questions regarding swapping parts from a 2.9L donor vehicle

    I'm not sure where he got it from, I'll have to ask if he swapped it in at some point. I had saw the same thing that the 8.8" only came on the 4.0L, So I'm a bit confused as well.
  5. A few questions regarding swapping parts from a 2.9L donor vehicle

    Thanks, That's what I figured but just wanted to confirm! Safe to assume I could probably just swap Oil pans?
  6. A few questions regarding swapping parts from a 2.9L donor vehicle

    So, I have a 1990 Ranger 2.9L 4x4 with a manual Transmission. I recently came across someone selling another 2.9L motor out of a 1990 ranger for $250 and I'm debating picking it up as a spare engine. But this donor vehicle is definitely automatic trans and I don't think its 4x4 though I'm not...
  7. 97 Longbed

    When I bought my 1990 Ranger with 7' bed, it had a leer camper on it. I still have it, but swapped a tool box on so the camper is just chillin in the garage.
  8. Manual HUB Locknut Wheel Bearing woes

    I ended up buying one of the bearing packers for $30 and saved a ton of time and mess. - So on Friday I took off the lock nuts and re torqued them on. This time I used a screwdriver to push down on the washer where the tab was while I tightened the outer locknut as tight as I could. Then I...
  9. Manual HUB Locknut Wheel Bearing woes

    TLDR: inner spindle nut is turning in spite of the washer when I TQ the outer nut, resulting in over torqued wheel bearings. Seems the tab on the washer is too short, are there any solutions?
  10. Manual HUB Locknut Wheel Bearing woes

    OK, Let me give a bit of backstory. 1990 Ranger 2.9L 4x4. a while back I replaced my Auto HUBS with Warn manual HUBs, I also did new brakes (rotors, pads, and hoses) (My mistake/lesson learned. I did not replace or properly regrease the wheel bearings) Fast forward a month later, I'm out...
  11. HUB Replacement Help

    1990 Ford Ranger 4x4 2.9L with Dana 35 Front Axle on 31s. I was replacing the front brakes over the weekend and when I was pulling the locking hubs apart I noticed the Plastic Cam on the Drivers Side was Busted.(probably would explain the clicking in 4x4) Also the splined thrust washer was...
  12. Lift blocks or lift shackles

    I don't know specifically on the 08, but I used the shackles on my 90 and they ride great! I got about 1.5-1.75" from them. Super easy to install too.
  13. 2nd gen Front Recovery Point Location help

    Apologies if this is in the wrong section, please move if so. I have a 1990 Ford ranger 4x4 Standard cab, Long bed. 2.9L V6. I've been getting the truck off-road ready and recently came to the realization that getting stuck is not the ideal time to realize I don't have any good recovery...
  14. 2nd gen lift to fit 31s

    I keep finding conflicting information I bought a 1990 Ranger 2.9L 4x4. It came with 245x45x20 tires on it. I'm wanting to turn the truck into a mild mud toy while still being able to haul stuff on the streets. Its not a DD, but I don't want it too crazy. My vision for the truck includes a...
  15. Questions on Explorer Leaf Spring and Seat swap

    Hello all, My local pick a part is having a 40% off all parts sale this weekend, so I figured this is as good of time as any to pick up some used parts. I have a 1990 Ranger 2.9L V6 4x4 Manual Transmission. Std. Cab, long bed I know these subjects have kinda been beat like a dead horse, but...
  16. 95-97 Brakes on 90 4x4

    While trying to figure out why my parking brake light and rabs light are both on, I decided I was going to overhaul the brake system on 1990 2.9L 4x4 Ranger, (Rotors, pads, Calipers, Hoses) and figured why not upgrade to the bigger rotors and 2 piston calipers from the 95-97 rangers. I have a...

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