• Welcome Visitor! Please take a few seconds and Register for our forum. Even if you don't want to post, you can still 'Like' and react to posts.

2.9

  1. Stroking the 2.9

    I know there are posts about this already but they seem to break down into Swap in a 4L and never amount to any serious Ideas about actually doing it. They are doing it in Europe a lot however but a $2500 3.5 Kit is too much. Since I already have new world heads, and headers and it is more or...
  2. driving rpms

    what should the cruising rpm beat 55 mph has a 2.9 v6, a4ld, driving in just 2wd, right now im sitting at about 2700rpms, and was thinking it seemed a little bit high, and how would i be able to change this?
  3. cruising rpms

    what should the cruising rpm beat 55 mph has a 2.9 v6, a4ld, driving in just 2wd, right now im sitting at about 2700rpms, and was thinking it seemed a little bit high, and how would i be able to change this?
  4. NEED TRANNY::: it has a mitsu d50 in it

    Well my 1988 ranger 2.9 needs a tranny. right now it has the mitsubishi d50 in it. looking for a upgrade to something a lil better. would like to here i can get a remanufactured one by chance. please send any info to gi728@yahoo.com. thanks Joe
  5. Engine idles fine but looses power when drivinghe

    I have an 89` 4x4 ranger with the 2.9 and it sat for a couple years but i put it back on the road with a new fuel pump, starter, alternator, fuel filter...etc and for a while it ran fine but lately it will idle perfectly but when you drive it it looses all power and almost cuts off when youre...
  6. 4x4b2

    budget 88 b2 build

    hey guys ive had my b2 for about 3 months and i love this truck, im 15 its my first working truck and its so awesome. i know alot about mechanics but dont havee alot of cash so im trying to build this with the least amount of money possible. well i paid $200 for the truck, and have put about...
  7. a million points to whoever can tell me whats wrong!!!

    i have a 1988 ford ranger 2.9 v6 that is runnin way too rich and bogs down while driving and backfires too. sumtimes dies at stoplights and can smell and see smoke coming from exhaust pipe. i have replaced the map sensor, throttle position sensor, computer, new tune up, installed new exhaust...
  8. Need a little help

    Need some help with a 2.8 to a 2.9 swap I have a B2 rough tuck with a 2.9 and my daily driver has a 2.8, the 2.8 is shot but the 2.9 runs great, i want to put the 2.9 in my daily driver but i'm not quite sure what all i need to take off my rough truck to make the 2.9 run in my 85 daily driver...
  9. Need help rebuilding a 2.9

    I PULLED THE MOTOR OUT OF MY 89 RANGER AND HAVE HAD ALL OF THE MACHINE WORK DONE AND ITS TIME TO CLOSE IT UP. THE PROBLEM I HAVE IS I DON'T REMEMBER WHERE SOME OF THE GASKETS GO. I BOUGHT THE FEL-PRO COMPLETE GASKET KIT AND IT DIDN'T COME WITH ANY INSTRUCTIONS...SO I HAVE A FEW O-RING GASKETS...
  10. Gas in the oil?

    Just bought an '86 Bronco II 2.9, automatic. It starts but runs really weak. Lots of leakage at valve covers and the one spark plug I pulled was jet black with powdery carbon deposits. There does not appear to be any evidence of water in the oil, but it is over the fill line and smells like...
  11. Will a 2.8 distributer work correctly in a 2.9?

    I was out mudding at a friends place and landed so hard the firewall shifted forward and cracked my Cap and broke off my ignition control module off the distributor. :annoyed: i have a 2.8 parts truck and i was curious if the distributor would work. Thanks
  12. 2.9 Problems - runs rough when warmed up

    I have 1986 Ranger 2.9L 4x4 manual. Recently after the engine has been running for a little bit it slowly progress's to barely running at all. When its cold I can do what ever I want, it runs really strong. Accelerates normal. But when warm it struggles to get above certain rpm's until...
  13. 2.9 to 4.0 swap

    hi im new to this site im not sure what im doing yet..so im on my third ranger its an 86 2.9 5 speed 4x4. the old 2.9 is getting tired(valve tap oil smells like gas all that good stuff) im wanting to put a 4.0 in it if i keep it. ill probably get one out of a 92 or 93 ranger/exploder. im curious...

Sponsored Ad


Sponsored Ad

Top