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  1. '78 Cobra 302 into 87 Ranger?

    I want to start by saying it's been YEARS since I've been here, but I'm finally back in a ranger and I'm glad to be back.:yahoo: I scored a free 302 from a 78 Mustang Cobra that I'm going to be tearing apart, rebuilding and putting in my truck. I want to be pushing about 350 horse at the...
  2. HELP please : 2wd to 4wd

    Howdy. I have a 96 ranger with a 5.0 love this truck the only thing that's lacking is that its a 2wd I was wanting to know if anyone has ever done the swap? and how would i go about that??? maybe someone could direct me to a forum that shows how to do this. I have a 96 exploder that i...
  3. Motor mount help!!! Urgent, middle of build

    Howdy, I’m new, so forgive me if I do something wrong, I have a 96 3.slow, and. 1996 5.0 exploder, doing the swap, I am Currently test fitting the motor and Im need help on the motor mounts I cut the original plates from the explorer to fit the v6 mounts and I could tell the motor was too...
  4. Speedo help 5.0 swap

    I finally got my 93 ranger 5.0 swap up started. it sounds great. As i finish the driveshafts i figure the speed issues should be ironed out as well. Correct me if i am wrong but as i understand: -the 98 explorer 5.0 needs a speed input from the rear axle. -the 93 ranger is cable driven with a...
  5. 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...
  6. Ranger T5 swap speedometer

    I have an 03 ranger edge with a 5.0 and T5 running a 97 explorer computer. The speedometer worked fine with the 4R70W trams out of the explorer but I swapped to a T5 out of a 2000 model mustang. It runs fine without any tune (just took the "check engine" light out because I couldn't get over...
  7. 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?
  8. 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...
  9. wiring

    I have a 1984 carbureted 5.0 out of a lincoln town car in my 1984 ranger. I am using the stock wiring harness from a 1983 ranger but im not sure what which wires go to what so I can splice them to the wires on the motor. anyone have some kind of diagram. this is probably kind of confusing i...
  10. what is wrong?

    I have a 5.0 out of an 84 Lincoln town car that was running real shitty, when i pulled out the plugs to do a compression check one of my cylinders was hosing out gas out of the spark plug hole. we checked the compression and it was at 50 while all the others were at 100. in late fall some water...
  11. Vacuum lines

    I got a 5.0 in my ranger out of a 1984 lincoln town car (not 100% sure on the year but everything seams to work with the 84) with the motorcraft 2100 carburetor on it, does anyone have a diagram on where all the vacuum lines go.
  12. clutch and master cylinder

    I have a 5.0 with an np435, and a f150 bell housing with that slave and the stock 84 ranger master cylinder. can't seem to get enough flow to completely disengage the clutch. the pedal is hard and feels like it normally would. anyone know if there is a different slave or different master that...
  13. 1984 Ranger 5.0 Clutch Problems. PLEASE HELP

    I am building a 5.0 ranger with the np435 transmission. i can not get the clutch to disengage all the way. i have the bell housing and external slave cylinder from a 1985 ford f150 and the stock 84 ranger master cylinder. I've bled the slave cylinder to the point where I have a pretty hard pedal...
  14. Dmgctrl88

    2.9 to 5.0 Wiring Harness Conversion

    So I've been on here quite a bit and I currently have a build thread going. I'm almost done building my motor and was looking ahead to my next task to overcome. So some basic details before going in about my build. 86' 2.9 A4LD 4x4 converting to an 5.0 & C4 retaining the original BW1350...
  15. 97 5.0 swap

    Hello all! Just starting my 5.0 swap on my 97 2wd ext cab ranger. The old 3.0 blew a head gasket and water pump and not to mention the tranny is garbage hahah. So I got a 302 efi motor from a 93 f150 complete with engine harness and computer as well as a tranny which is an AOD or the newer...
  16. 5.0 Swap questions

    Okay, so I've searched around the internet, but haven't found specific answers for these questions. I've got a 2000 Ranger 2wd, and want to put a 5.0 in it, I'm in the midst of putting the engine together, but I have questions about some parts. I've read about some conversion kits online, but...
  17. 5.0 ranger T5 clutch help

    Alright I have a mustang T5 in my 03 ranger edge (originally 3.0). The 98+ rangers clutch master connects into the pedal assembly itself while the 97 and earlier bolted to the firewall. I used an older ranger 7/8 bore clutch master bolted to the firewall and down to a universal 7/8 bore clutch...
  18. Has anyone tried 66-77 long tube bronco headers 5.0 swap

    I was just wondering if anyone's tried using or making these work with a little cutting and welding but I can get a good set of longtube 66-77 bronco headers for like $50 and they look really close to being able to work (keep in mind i know something would have to be done about the steering...
  19. kevinbmx77

    using an old mustang as a donor car?

    Im looking to do a 302 swap. Would it be a good idea to buy a cheap 5.0 mustang as a donor car? Can i use the engine and transmission straight out of it? How would i find a driveshaft to fit it? Jegs has this swap kit...
  20. Stock 5.0 Ford Ranger?

    So i live in Alberta, Canada. and today something very weird happened. i was driving down the road when i was flagged down by some guy on the side of the road, i pulled over and he asked me if i could give him a boost. being the friendly Canadian i am i said yes and followed him to his ranger...


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