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5.0 swap


  1. is a 4.0 to a 5.0 swap on a 2002 ranger worth doing?

    Just curious if any one has done a swap on a 2002 or newer ranger with an existing 4.0 to a 5.0? I have a 2002 4.0 4x4 4:10 gearing 5 speed auto with torsion bars that has 240,000 miles. the timing chains are needing replaced and I can swap a remanned 4.0 with a 3year unlimited mile warranty for...
  2. 2003 FX4 4.0-5.0 swap couple questions

    well guys my computer skills are killing me on this project i have been over on the fordrangerforum and they don't know much about v8 swaps i hear you guys are a lot more knowledgeable on the topic i have a 2003 FX4 i have blown up 2 4.0's now i swapped the first one my self (biggest mistake of...
  3. 2003 FX4 4.0-5.0 swap couple questions

    well guys my computer skills are killing me on this project i have been over on the fordrangerforum and they don't know much about v8 swaps i hear you guys are a lot more knowledgeable on the topic i have a 2003 FX4 i have blown up 2 4.0's now i swapped the first one my self (biggest mistake of...
  4. t_wo.and.t_one

    99 5.0 into 00 ranger

    I have 2000 ranger xlt 2wd and Im doing the 5.0 swap with a 99 eddie bauer awd donor. the donor has minor front end collision damage and has 61xxx miles on it. I also have a limited access to a 95 mustang for small parts, and a 88 fox body jasper auto trans. I plan on doing a basic plug and...
  5. 2.9-302 conversion questions

    so im trying to gather information on doing a 302 swap:headbang:. i can find a 302 no problem, but i was wondering about trannys. the tech info section say c4 is most practical, but im planning on long highway trips and a 3-speed doesnt seem appealing. i was wondering if anyone had experience...
  6. quest for power. v8 swap

    some of you may remember my thread about the badass 4.0, many of you suggested a v8 swap and thats what ive decided to do. the swap ive decided on is a 1997 explorer v8 but i have some concerns i would like my ranger to remain a 5spd rwd will i run into any computer issues with this i have...
  7. trans to transfer case problem

    ok so i bought a combo 5.0 with a c-6 all set up except the transfer case. The transfer case of my ranger is the 25 spline input but the c6 has a 35spline output shaft i need some help on where to go from here. Is there a way to get an output shaft for my trans so i can mate the stock transfer...
  8. wanting 5.0 swap into a 91 XLT with a 3.0

    from start to finish scratch and parts build has anyone done one? hit me up with a reply please. no clue where to start, have buddies that can help build and install just want to know what to look out for or pick up, greatly appreciated.
  9. 5.0 swap tranny/comp question

    I want to put a 5.0 into my ranger but I'm not sure about the computer. I want to keep it a manual. I'm going to try to find a t5 but what vehicle should I use the computer and harness from? I want to put the explorer 5.0 into it. Also, what parts should I plan on buying for the swap? My truck...
  10. 5.0 Bronco II swap

    I have a 1984 Bronco II. I just picked up a 92 F-150 with a 5.0.. Both the truck and the bronco have manual trans. Is there a way to mount the 5.0 to the Bronco's stock trans.
  11. Transmissions for a 5.0

    i have a 94 ranger with the 4.0 v6 and i was wondering if my stock trany and transfercase will work with the 5.0 if i just get a new bell housing. if not any suggestions?
  12. 5.0 into an 88 4X4

    I have an 88 ranger and I want to put in a 5.0 out of a mustang I have and the motor itself is fuel injected. I was contemplating leaving it fuel injected but it seems kind of tricky but I want the extra power and reliability fuel injection offers. I also want to leave it 4 wheel drive and a...
  13. V8 tachometer wiring

    i have an 89 ranger it was originally a 2.3 4cyl till i swapped in a carbed 5.0 i was wondering how i could get the tachometer to read the rpms properly.:annoyed:
  14. Need info on a ranger im looking to do a 302 conversion

    ok So im looking for a good platform to do a 2wd 302 ranger build, i have one prospect i need some info/opinions on, its a 1993 Splash 2wd reg cab short stepside bed its supossed to be lowered 4in in the front and 5in in the back, im wondering if i will run into clearance problems when i go to...
  15. fuel lines

    Can i run my stock fuelines and barbs from a 89 2.3 motor to a carb 5.0 swap or are they to small and i have a return style regulator. Or is there a way to get bigger bars like 3/8" to match up with my regulator? pictures would be great!
  16. brake problem 8.8

    hey i recently got an 92 explorer rear to install in my 89 ranger and it was missing the parking brake lever on one side is there any place i should look to find one? thanks
  17. msd wiring problems!!

    i need help with wiring my 89 ranger which im currently in the middle off swapping an 84 carb 5.0 im using an msd 6200 ignition module. i need to know where i hook the the small red wire up to the ranger so i can start it up thanks:icon_confused:


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