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  1. 302 to v6 tranny bellhousing??

    hello, i have a question, im getting a 302 for my 86 4x4 manual trans ranger and i think ghe 302 will work with the stock tranny, the engine in it is 2.9 v6. does anyone know what bellhousing i need to bolt them up?
  2. Pix3L8

    85 ranger STX lift question

    Hi guys, I have an 85 STX 2.8L ranger, the truck came with a 2in factory lift although I don't believe it has the "highrider" suspension. The suspension is at the end of its life and I wanted to add 2 inch coil spacers and an add-a-leaf in the back to fit the new shocks I purchased. The only...
  3. 1998 ford ranger 5.0 swap with M5OD-R2 crossmember issues

    So, I got my M5OD-R2 into my truck today (1998 ranger previously 3.0 regular cab short box 4x4 mated with my expo motor and the crossmember does not line up. The tranny I bought is from www.smartpartsauto.com remanufactured from a 1999 4.2 liter f150. My crossmember doesn't line up with the...
  4. 4x4 troubleshooting.

    Hello guys I'm rather new, have always read these forums and figured I'd join since I'm on here all the time. Well here's the problem: My 4x4 is not working. I got a new transfer case motor last fall and I went to get a new selector switch to see if that was the problem but it still wouldn't...
  5. 88 2.9 fuel problems, and questions ***HELP***

    as of 2-15-16 replaced the FPR This is 2nd FPR in 4 months, also drained the fuel and replaced the fuel , { knowing last time I put fuel in was at least 9 months ago} it was very cold on the 15th like 18 degrees, working on it outside, went to start it and same thing, however on the 17th i...
  6. lift kit and leaf swap

    hey guys I'm looking into a couple things atm I want to put a lift in my 2007 ford ranger fx4 almost totally stock besides 1in body lift, what sizes can I get and from who the only one I can find is super lift and it's 4 in. keep in mind im hoping to put 35's on it. the other thing is, is it...
  7. Transmission Removal Question

    I'm in the process of timing cover gasket replacement and now I need to replace the oil pan gasket. (2002 3.0 4wd Auto) I've dropped the front axle but still can't get the pan all the way off. I've been told you can loosen the transmission bolts and slide the transmission back a half inch or so...
  8. how to torque lower ball joint 4x4 1990 ranger

    hello. cannot find info on this anywhere. when i hit the brakes, i hear a popping on right side front. sounded like a ball joint. tore it down and ball joints look good. what could it be? anyways....putting in new ball joints anyways... i cant get a socket on the lower ball joint and i cant...
  9. No power when in gear

    So rebuild top end. Drove fine other than stalling while in gear and stopped. Drove it probably 25 miles like that. Accidentally broke distributor so got a new one, installed it, and set the timing 10 btdc with spout unplugged. Ok so now it will run good and rev up fine with spout unplugged but...
  10. 98 4x4 module/GEM wiring

    Hello, I've posted about this before, but in a less specific way. I have a 98 xlt, 4x4 5spd. I can shift into 4 high fine. When switched to 4 low, no relay clicks, no flashing lights. I've taken the motor off and it will turn either way with 12v and the tc can be turned in 4 low. I imagine...
  11. Clutch replacement 1992 XLT 4.0L, just need to be sure I have everything I need

    Hi guys, I just found this place this week, and am planning on replacing the clutch in my newly-acquired 1992 XLT this Friday(8/14). I knew the clutch was bad when I bought the truck, however I was not aware that it was laying in pieces in the bottom of the bell housing, which I found when I...
  12. 99 Ford Ranger 3.0L 4x4 Off Road

    Hi All, Part questions, part edjumuhcation, it's ...questi-muhcation! I have a 99 3.0L 4x4 off road Ranger bought two months ago. When I bought it the ABS light was on. Since the rear speed sensor (VSS) seems to be a common cause & cheap part, I figured I'd start with the low-hanging...
  13. Hola hola

    Howdy bonjour buenos... First time ranger-owner-DIYer in Miami, FL, looking to get to know how cars work by means of a '98 XLT 3.0L V6 4x4 5-speed. Blows my mind how many rangers roll around this city, if you watch you can spot 5 a minute easy. Got dragged on the buying price but after diving...
  14. 4x4 transmission options 302

    im just curious as to what all the transmissions and bellhouses that will fit on a 302 windsor underneath my 1992 ford ranger ext cab
  15. 4x4 Low not working.

    4x4 Module Pin Out/Wiring Diagram Hello, this is my first post! I have read around this site and many others and still cannot find exactly what I need. 98 Ranger XLT-4.0-5spd My 4x4 high works fine. I can switch between 2wd and 4x4 high with no problems. It will not however switch into 4x4...
  16. 99 ranger abs

    Hello I am new to this forum but am desperate for help. I have a 99 ranger and the abs light is on speedo doesn't work o/d light flashes and it shifts hard. I have already replaced the speed sensor on the rear end twice thinking maybe the first one was bad. I've checked all the wires and...
  17. 2.3 liter swap to 1984 4x4

    I have looked at my local cregslist page and on the Internet for a 2.3 liter engine but all I can find are either performance parts or full cars that will cost me way to much just to pull the engine out of and part out the rest. Does anyone know of a website that sells them? Also I know being...
  18. Dprocks100

    Bumble's Build Thread

    This is going to be my build thread for my 91 Ranger "Bumble". The name came about because the suspension was so worn out when I bought it that it bounced off-road. And from the Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer Christmas special, we all know that "Bumbles Bounce!" I have owned it for just over 2...
  19. 4wd LT rear suspension upgrade

    I've been doing some research into doing a 4wd LT upgrade from Dixon bros/Vegas desert fab and I pretty much know what I need to do for the front, but I still am a little confused about the rear. Is there such a kit where I don't have to cut the bed? such as just upgrading the leafs and shocks...
  20. Tisdale

    1993 ford ranger pcm questions

    i have a 93 ford ranger 4.0 4x4 5speed that i bought, the kid said the pcm was bad and he put a different one in the truck and it is the wrong one, how do i find out what pcm i need without having the original pcm for the truck?


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