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  1. 1989 XLT 4x4 V6 2.9l

    1989 XLT 4x4 V6 2.9l

    Covered with mud when I brought it home
  2. 1989 XLT 4x4 V6 2.9l

    1989 XLT 4x4 V6 2.9l

    76,588 actual miles!
  3. 1989 XLT 4x4 V6 2.9l

    1989 XLT 4x4 V6 2.9l

    Still washing the mud off. Nice rims!
  4. 1989 XLT 4x4 V6 4

    1989 XLT 4x4 V6 4

    My 'new' 1989 Ranger
  5. 1989 XLT 4x4 V6 5

    1989 XLT 4x4 V6 5

    cleans up nice
  6. 1989 XLT 4x4 V6 6

    1989 XLT 4x4 V6 6

    In good shape
  7. 1989 Ranger XLT V6 4x4

    1989 Ranger XLT V6 4x4

    My 'New' 1989 Ranger
  8. 1989 V6 XLT 4x4

    1989 V6 XLT 4x4

    My 'New' 1989 Ranger XLT
  9. Freshly bought 88

    I just bought an 88 Ford Ranger XLT 4x4 Automatic (2.9) When I bought it on Wednesday it ran really well. I decided I was still going to change the oil, transmission fluid, filters, and ignition coil. (They replaced everything else.. wires, distributor, plugs) but left the old coil. I did all...
  10. plaligraphy

    Rostra Cruise Install on a 1990 Ranger?

    How bad is the install process for the rostra kit? (Link to Rostra Kit) It looks decently simple but I'm not the best with electrical work Thank you!
  11. 6 months later, still shuddering

    Good morning ranger station. I've posted pretty much this exact same thing probably 2 or 3 times. My 2.9 has a shudder/shaking issue and has since the day I got it running after buying it. This is probably my 4th or 5th time having this problem randomly just show up one day when I get in to...
  12. Pix3L8

    thoughts on high-idle

    Hey guys, so since my last post, I got my 2.9 put back together, in the truck, and it's running like a champ, purring like a kitten. You see the only issue that I'm having, which as I understand, is a 2.9 "thing" is that my idle won't go down no matter what I do to it. If I start the truck and...
  13. Pix3L8

    1989 2.9l break-in procedure

    Alright, guys, I need your collective ford knowledge for the little predicament I'm in. I'm on my second 2.9 rebuild and I'm slowly learning from my mistakes from the first time I tried this. I recently purchased an 89 block from a pick and pull yard, the engine has roughly 140k on it, in decent...
  14. [HELP WANTED] 1992 Ford Ranger Questions / Introduction

    Hello, Good Day.. I am newly registered to the forums although I have been browsing it for quite some time. Very grateful of the community here. I have a 1992 Ford Ranger, was my first vehicle I purchased and it came with a lift already.. I had never owned a truck like this before and I have...
  15. W-H-I-C-H fuel pump?!?

    Hey all I've been coming here for answers to my 2.9 questions for quite some time and just today finally made an acct! Anyways, I am nearly 100% confident in the fact that I have a weak fuel pump causing my problems, however I don't have a test gauge and therefore I don't have any knowledge if...
  16. Boingo

    Bad Cam and/or lifters ?

    SO, I'll give all the details. You decide what is relevant. My guess is a bad cam lobes and/or lifters. 1986 Ford Ranger 2.9 xlt auto 2wd. The motor was rebuilt by a very reliable guy we know. It was a family member's truck, then i got it years later. It sat in this truck for 5 years without...
  17. Your Local Machine Shop Cost For Diesel Adapter

    Hi guys, I'm looking to soon do a TDI, or v2203 swap into my ranger for mpg. Basically, I just want to know how much your adapter costed you to get fabbed locally. Adapters run ~1k-1.5k, and I want to know if that's what I would pay locally, or if that's what you paid locally for your machine...
  18. Just got a Bronco II

    Hi! I'm new here. My Grandpa is giving me a 1990 Bronco II, 2.9 with the A4LD auto. The trans has been rebuild in the past, but the engine is stock. Of course it's a 5 digit odometer, but according to my Grandpa it's spun around twice, putting it at around 266k miles. Just wondering of you guys...
  19. Jim Oaks

    The results of Sea Foam & Lucus Products in a 2.9L

    agAWXnT4-EQ You have likely seen this video already. For those that have not, this guy puts sea foam in the crank case, gas tank, and intake of his Ford Rangers 2.9L. The engine went from knocking like a diesel, to running smooth. Sea Foam has been discussed in this forum for years. But if...
  20. More problems with the 2.9 idle dropping

    Well my problems came back after running good for a month, My 1988 bronco ii 5 speed had a loose ground causing it to buck and surge. Well this month my bronco ii started running worse then ever it would start missing and would idle low at a stop sign then finally come to a complete stall. It...

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