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  1. 94 4.0l runs rough and dies when hot

    I have a 1994 ranger 4.0l 4x4 stx So one day I was out on the trail and my truck was running fine, shut it down, and it wouldn't start. The fuel pump was going bad so I was expecting this to happen anyways Buy this is when my problems start. I replace the pump and filter and the truck is running...
  2. theGreatDane

    idling high...

    I have a 1999 ranger xlt 4x4 with the 4.0l and a 5 speed manual. I have noticed that when i pull up to intersections and stops, that my truck idles really high, like around 1500rpm. It does this whether the clutch is pushed in, in gear, or out of gear. Doesnt matter. When i come to a stop...
  3. 4.0L SOHC V5 Cam Tools (OTC 6488) For Sale - $120

    Used once when I did the chains and guides in my ranger. Here's the craigslist ad - http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/tls/3380737500.html Not sure if this is the right forum, but I couldn't find a tools for sale forum. Thanks! -Ryan
  4. 93 X Cab 4.0 5spd mileage woes

    Truck is a 1993 Ranger Ext Cab 4.0 4WD 5spd with a 21 gallon tank,3 inch body lift running 235/75/15s,axle code is R6 IIRC. Just picked this truck about a month ago. When i purchased the truck it was getting 12mpg and had a HORRIBLE misfire..it literally ran like it was running on 5 cylinders...
  5. 93 Tranny Trouble

    I own a 1993 Ford Ranger XLT, 4.0 auto tranny. Yesterday I was drivin home from a buddies house and my truck started jumpin in and outta gear so I pulled over to check things out. Turns out I have a leak at the bellhousing and engine block connection. Not sure what the fluid is but it looks...
  6. EGR Bypass fix

    I have a 1993 Ford Ranger 4.0L auto 4x4 with California emisions. I just had to replace the driver's side exhaust manifold due to a crack in it. I replaced it with a manifold that doesn't have the provisions for the EGR Valve tube. After doing the swap I did some more research and it appers...
  7. seeking 2.9l to 4.0 4x4 manual swap help and electrical guidance

    89 B2 XLT 2.9 to 4.0 swap build conversion B2 and explorer Q&A Hello Im new to the Forum I have a 89 Ford Bronco II 2.9l 4x4 Manual trans I have Read Plenty on the 4.0l Swap and conversion and still have a few questions. I Have a 4.0l from a 91 Explorer auto trans that I'm pulling this...
  8. natmanjoh

    auto or 5spd

    first off, a4ld behind my 2.9 is starting to slip, so came online and been reading about trannies, swaps, and differences for a while now. i know its time to start looking into replacing my tranny. plan to do a 4.0l swap when 2.9 starts dieing, only has 100,000 miles on it right now, no...
  9. Dirmaid

    Building a Tune

    I recently got a new Sniper Special Forces tuner (which is rediculously epic) and I'm trying to build a 93 octane race tune. I don't care about gas mileage, jut safe power gains. Before you ask, yes I can modify the spark advance and global fuel, the afr, everything like that. I'm running the...
  10. '08 Fx4 Project Stage I

    Hi Everyone, so I'm looking for input towards the first stage of my dream ranger. The 08 fx4 stock is pretty sweet as it is, although the front end sits a little low. I bought the truck in december, shipped out (I work in the merchant marine) and came home in June, and I've basically just been...
  11. NEED HELP 2000 4.0 w/Check Engine Light issues

    Any one that can help I would appreciate it alot. I have a 2000 Ranger with a 4.0 V6. It has had a Check Engine Light on for a while. Scanned it and got a P0171 and P0174 code(Bank 1 & 2 system to lean) I was told to clean the MAF sensor and after the second or third cleaning in 2 weeks didnt...
  12. Protowrxs

    Opinion: 4.0 vs 2.3T Swap

    Backstory: 89 Ranger 4x4 - 2.9l v6, 5sp, brought back from death in a field as a winter driver, prerunner look alike, fun truck. 2.9L has the noisy lifter world and is drinking antifreeze No white smoke, just burning water, guess cracked head? Intake was off when we got it so it has new...
  13. captainnova

    Help?! 4.0l Starter motor change

    Hey everyone, I've got an 86 Bronco II with a 4.0l out of a 92 explorer, manual trans. The starter motor has been acting up the last little while, and I just want to get a new one installed so I don't have to worry about it anymore. I know a fair bit about cars, but I'm no Mechanic. Just...
  14. captainnova

    Help?! 4.0l Starter motor change

    Hey everyone, I've got an 86 Bronco II with a 4.0l out of a 92 explorer, manual trans. The starter motor has been acting up the last little while, and I just want to get a new one installed so I don't have to worry about it anymore. I know a fair bit about cars, but I'm no Mechanic. Just...
  15. idriveafordranger94

    4.0L OHV Torque to Yield Bolts

    Hey guys, I'm in the middle of tearing down my Ranger's 4.0L and have a few questions. I know the cylinder head bolts are torque to yield, so those will need replaced, but what about the 3 big 15mm (I think) bolts that hold the rocker rail down on each head? They were really tight when taking...
  16. can you mount a c4 to a 4.0L

    can you mount a c4 to a 4.0L?, if so what all would i need to do so?
  17. Please help, I am stuck

    So I've got a 1998 ranger 4x4 with a motor out of a 1995 explorer. I bought the truck with an engine on a pallate and no engine in the truck. I have it all back together with the exception of a vacumm line running from the throttle body.... I don't know where it goes!:annoyed: I have a 1997...
  18. Colin

    Stuck Open Thermostat?

    Hey guys, think my thermostat is stuck open. The needle sits on cold for a long time (easily 20 mins) while driving in town, on the highway it comes up to normal after a minute or two. It's a '98 4.0L, is there a way I can check to see if the thermostat is operating properly, without ripping it...
  19. 2.9L Headers on 4.0

    I have a 1988 2.9L Ranger STX and I was rebuilding the engine. The exhaust manifold bolts all broke off in the heads. I took the heads off and had the bolts burned out, the valves redone, and the head milled flat to put back on. After i put the engine back together I can't seem to get it...
  20. That's right another guy with 4.0L swap questions

    Hey I have an 88 with the 2.9, I like it but I'm used to the 300 4.9L straight 6 in an F-250, so I was thinking about the swap to the 4.0L and swapping in the tranny too (or one with larger gearing, have absolutely no clue if that'd work) k so my question is about the 4.0L does it have any known...


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