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  1. Bumpers

    so I’ve I poked around on the forum. And it’s probably on here some where. This is the first forum I’ve really engaged on . Does anyone have bumper plans tubular preferably pic for attention 97 Mazda b4000 manual trans Extremely clean picked up from the original owner runs like a champ
  2. Gangwer296

    Neutral safety switch on M50D-R1

    How’s it going, this is my first post on this website. I have been using this site for years looking up information on all my Rangers. I’ve owned about 6 rangers, 5 of them have been square body’s. Anyways I’ll get to the point. So I pulled out my transmission on my 1991 4X4 4.0 ranger due to it...
  3. Nicworrell94rangwr

    Update on my 2000 4.0 C4 swap to my 94 Ranger

    Here’s the engine and trans along with everything else that came with. I’m looking into a wiring harness but I’m having issues finding one, if anyone has access to one please let me know. Also dash and gauge cluster any recommendations on where I can get those?
  4. Gas Mileage

    So I drive a 2000 Ranger 4.0L V6 4x4 with just over 180k on it. Y'all know how many great things there are about the 4.0, but gas mileage is definitely not one of them! I'm averaging I'd say around 14.7-15 MPG, and the highest I've gotten is around 16.5. This is a bit problematic, since I drive...
  5. Manual transmission swap problems

    So ive decided to take on the quest of a body swap from my 2008 ranger 2wd on to another 2008 but 4.0 automatic 4x4 and it ran and drove in the previous truck. Ive completed the swap but im running into problems with doing a manual transmission swap into said truck. I have changed any harnesses...
  6. Clutch replacement

    I got a 2000 4.0L ranger and wondering what clutch replacement are you guys running
  7. Engine replacement compatibility

    Hi, I have a 1996 4.0 xlt 5 speed 2wd, the rear end hit a massive bolder in an ice storm and I bent the frame, trying to find out how easy it would be or if it is possible to swap my engine which is undamaged into another truck, I have a few options on what truck I can buy for this, they are all...
  8. North Idaho 5.oh

    1994 ranger beauty/new motor!

    I know I have a few threads posted on here but what can I say, I love working on these things! I can’t remember if I ever posted this truck and if I did, I can’t seem to find the post.... What I stumbled on is a SUPER CLEAN and well taken care of 1994 ranger ex cab with a perfect rust free...
  9. 1997 Ranger 4.0 OHV Rebuild question

    Hi, I'm new here, I have a 1994 Mazda B4000 in which I'm rebuilding a 1997 Ranger engine for. It's a 4.0 SOHC with OHV. My question is do I need to worry about where TDC is of I'm replacing both heads with brand new ones? I should just be able to turn the crank shaft until I see the pistons at...
  10. shaneisaghost

    2005 Ford Ranger XLT 4v4(120k miles) Transmission or Timing belt problem?? Or?

    problem Just purchased a 2005 ford ranger colt fx4 120k miles. We test drove it twice for 30 minutes each, downhill, steering, brakes, slip rear, etc. the truck was perfect so I bough it. I drove it home in the freeway and it just died on me. Don’t know much about trucks need advice. Timing...
  11. 93 4.0 high idle/stalling

    Hello, and thanks for taking the time to read this and showing your interest. I have a 1993 4.0 ranger that has been having some issues with a high idle and recently within the past couple weeks it will stall intermittently. Whenever I first start it, idle runs high around 2k +. After it runs...
  12. 1985 2.8l v6 ranger swapping in a 1996 explorer 4.0l ohv

    Hey there everyone. Wanted to know if anyone would be able to tell me if they have done this swap. I have the motor installed but now I'm at the point where I need to wire everything together, of course when I took the harness and motor from my donor, I had to rush and didn't label any of the...
  13. GriffinM6

    New Member

    Recently joined due to gettiing my first truck a 93 white ranger xlt extcab shortbed 4.0l 5spd 4x2. Drove a 2010 Mazdaspeed 3 previously so a very different platform. Got her for $700 from a dude that used it as a drift truck. Welded diff, unkown lift, positive camber in front, unknown mileage...
  14. 1991 Ranger 4x4, 4.0L V6 MT

    1991 Ford Ranger 4x4; Regular Cab, Long Bed; 4.0L V6 OHV, 14X,XXX miles $3800 *price negotiable* Located in Southeast MI This truck is a great Off-road/Mud/Winter truck. I’ve put well over $6k into it as well as a lot of blood, sweat and tears, so I hate to see it go. bought a new truck and...
  15. Tranny misses shift, starter won’t engage?

    1998 Mazda B4000, 4.0 5 speed Auto trans. 160,000 miles, Pulling out into traffic, medium excelleration: trans shifts 1, 2, 3, Neutral!VROOM! Coasting along I Turn into drive of Gas Station, engine revs with pedal, no change in trans no matter what position i move shift lever, coasting into...
  16. 1997 Ranger 4x4 5 Speed transmission noises/grinding

    Hi i have a 1997 ford ranger 4.0l 5 speed (i do believe its the M50D-R1) 4x4. I was recently stuck in the snow so i turned on 4x4 and after i turned the lockouts on, i put the truck in reverse and the whole truck shook and acted like it tore something up. Now whenever i drive it makes a...
  17. 4.0 OHV OBD1 Code Issue

    I have a 1993 4.0 OHV, and it's been giving me trouble lately. It's intermittent, so it can be hard to catch, but I finally caught it on a day when it was giving me a rough idle and trouble starting. I tried to pull codes by jumping the OBD connector in the engine bay, but the blinks don't make...
  18. Pulling the engine, what should I do?

    I am new to the forum and new to working on vehicles. I bought a 91 ranger stx 4.0l with the idea that it would be a good truck to learn on. When I got it home I noticed it was leaking oil. Everyone is telling me it's probably valve er gaskets, oil pan gasket, and/or rear main seal. From what I...
  19. 02 3.0 to 00 4.0 swap

    just looking for some input from someone with experience, i have an 00 for ranger 4.0 auto 4wd that runs great but is completely rusted out, i have found an 02 3.0 2wd with no rust for cheap, was wonder which would be easier swaping the 4.0, trans and 4wd into the 2002 or just swapping the cab...
  20. Factory wiring harness

    I’m in the process of rebuilding my 96 4.0. My harness has quite a few damages in it. I’ve been looking online and even talked to the parts department at ford, and I can’t to seem anyone who still makes new harnesses. Anyone got any ideas? I’d like to get a new one but someone suggested I find...


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