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5.0 swap


  1. 5.0 Swap

    I know the 5.0 swap has been done a billion times. Im heavily considering doing it and am already aware of the wiring and computer issues that may and will pop up. What im asking is will the T56 Trans bolt to an 01 5.0 out of an explorer, and are there any adapter plates or ways to bolt a TCase...
  2. 4R70W issues

    I have just wired in the Dakota Digital SGI-100BT and I believe I've got a speed signal because the speedo is working in the truck. I've got it adjusted pretty close to right with the gps on my phone but the trans wont shift. I can make it shift by going from drive into second but other than...
  3. Este...Van

    Torque Monster Headers ?

    does anybody recommend torque master headers for a V-8 install?
  4. 2000 Ranger 3.0 --> 5.0

    So, I've already completed this swap, after taking many months of time to gather resources, do some homework, and jump into the grease pit but it was worth it. My vehicle is a 2000 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 FFV 2wd (non-edge) I did not make use of a donor vehicle for this swap. Here's the information...
  5. Franken5liter

    46k mile 1988 Ranger “Outlaw” 4x4 Restomod and Build

    Beginning my build thread for the 88 Ranger 4x4 Std Cab Short Bed I scooped up in GA early summer 2020. Details: 2.9L A4LD auto, high rider optioned XLT, 4.10 LimSlip 7.5 rear, original paint and interior. Restomod plans: gut and clean interior with “new” ‘99 Exp 5.0 Engine and trans with a BW...
  6. Troubles with my ranger

    I was wondering if anyone had a in depth video of a 5.0 carbureted motor installation I really want to make my gauges work on my dash but I’m not good with wiring just kinda jumping into this build but I have worked on many cars just never did any type of motor swap and never seen anyone do it...
  7. All I need is PATS

    Everything is in hooked up and plumbed. All the fluids are in and i'm ready to drive! I have put a Mountaineer 5.0 and trans/transfer combo into a 2003 Ranger Edge. I need the wiring help for the PATS change over. I have the wand, the wiring between, and the unit from behind the airbag from the...
  8. 5.0 into 91 ranger. All the parts I need

    Good afternoon y’all. I recently got a 1991 ranger with a 2.3 5 speed and I want to do a 5.0 swap. I trying to figure out what parts I need. I want to make it really simple so a carbureted motor, but what other parts will I need other than motor mounts and trans cross members. Like what headers...
  9. 94' f150 5l

    Hey everyone, I am asking for guidance/help. I have a 1994 donor f150 with a 5.0 and am looking to drop it in my 2004 ranger since the 3.0 seized on me this weekend. Would this be the same as using an explorer 5.0? By the way, my ranger is 2WD. Any help is greatly appreciated.
  10. 5.0 Swap transmission question

    Okay guy and gals, I have a question. I am new to therangerstation and am hoping someone has an answer or easier solution to the project I have going on. Here are the facts: I have the 96 Ranger 3.0 with the standard tranny and 4WD. I purchased a 99 explorer 5.0 and kept the engine, tranny and...
  11. Need Help for new project

    Okay guy and gals, I have a question. I am new to therangerstation and am hoping someone has an answer or easier solution to the project I have going on. Here are the facts: I have the 96 Ranger 3.0 with the standard tranny and 4WD. I purchased a 99 explorer 5.0 and kept the engine, tranny and...
  12. V8 conversion electrical question

    I just pulled out the original 2.9 motor and 5sp transmission 88 ranger, I am in the process of cleaning up the engine bay before I place a 5.0 in there. My question is i am pulling the engines wiring harness with the cpu so i am able to put a fuel injected system in, but is the lights...
  13. New here, 1999 xlt 2wd manual want to swap 5.0 HELP!

    Hello everyone, thanks for having me and thanks in advance for you help. Got the 2.5L 1999 xlt reg cab 2wd manual and want to do the 5.0 swap. Searching for the best donor vehicle. Do i stick with a 98+ and deal with PATS or earlier model and deal with fuel system differences? Also i want to...
  14. PATS Help: '00 5.0 (Type B) into '01 Ranger (Type E)

    All: I'm looking for some wiring diagrams or instructions for splicing in the 'Type B' PATS module & ignition antenna into my 'TYPE E' Ranger dash harness. Anybody have some insight on this one? I haven't seen it covered in much detail in the classic swap articles. I would love to get this...
  15. Need PATS help on 93 ranger swap

    Like the title says im about to drop my 5.0 out of a 98 explorer into my 93 ranger. It then hits me im going to have to deal with PATS. since my vehicle does not have Pats i understand i am going to need something of the explorer steering column and then the module behind the glove box. Now...
  16. 5.0 Engine Swap Electrical Problems

    Hello, this is my first post so don't yell at me. I need help diagnosing a problem that happens when it gets really hot outside. I live in SC so it gets pretty warm here from time to time. On the hottest days, the engine will run perfectly if you are cruising down the road, but if you go and...
  17. Lowering '97 with 5.0 swap

    I want my '97 to sit about 3/4" lower than stock. What would be the best way to do this? I'm not sure if I should do dream beams in the front or just do some lowering springs. As for the rear end, I've got the stock 7.5" rear end in it right now(probably only holding up because it doesn't have...
  18. 98+ 5.0 Swap - Headers for aftermarket heads

    So there is plenty of information regarding the lack of options for headers to swap a GT40P headed 5.0 into late model (98+) rangers. However, does anyone know about header fitment with aftermarket heads like afr-185's or twisted wedge heads? It would appear that these heads have similar spark...
  19. Multiple Swap trouble

    Doing a 5.0 explorer swap into my 95 ranger. first thing to know is i have a custom 8in short arm suspension lift in my truck. i am doing a 97 explorer 5.0 plus trans. truck is regular cab short box 8.8 axles twin ibeam Was looking at using the explorer transfer-case or my current ranger one...
  20. CoreyTilton

    Corey and Elise's 1983 V8 Ranger build - aka - Project Interceptor

    Hi guys! my name is Corey, live with my girlfriend Elise about 17 miles south of Boston MA. I'm big fan of older body styled boxy fords. I have a mildly done up street 93 F150, and an 82 econoline that has been custom converted to 4x4. but ive always had a really big Crush on really small, mid...


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