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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 97 exp 5.0 into 03 Ranger edge wiring help please!!!

    Hi, I have an 03 ranger edge ext cab 2wd that came auto with the 3.0. Don't feel like explaining what happened but the 3.0 is in the yard and the 5.0 is about to go in. I have an entire 1997 mercury mountaineer as a donor. My only problem is I'm not too great on wiring just kinda getting by when...
  4. Recommendations on keeping my fm-145 w/ a 5.0 swap

    I am getting back into my ranger and I need to know if the fm-145 thats in it will hold up over time with a 5.0 infront of it? Thanks,:dunno:
  5. New guy to the forum:)

    I'm new to the forum and am in the process of swapping a 302 into my 1993 splash. It's been a fun journey and a lot to come as she is getting a newer front clip as well from a 2003 and a 2010 bumper. Can't wait to get her done and on the road.
  6. Range98

    Big change of plans...

    Well I gotta pull the engine back out to fix my oil pan some other odds and ends and I'm heavily considering switching my efi out for a carb setup. Has anyone else done this to an explorer engine ? I want to get a stand-alone computer and keep my trans but I'd put a nose cone and strip out all...
  7. 90 ranger old crap to new beast

    Current Status: 1990 Ford ranger 2.3L with 7.5 rearend, automatic tranny. All stock. Runs fine for 250,000 miles. Transmission kicks when pulling it from park into reverse, and again when shifting from 1st to 2nd. Been doing it for a while. Goal: Restored ranger with a 331 stroker, 350rwhp...
  8. YooperSteeze

    Radiator Question for 5.0

    I bought my 84 Ranger with a 302 already swapped in. The rad in there is real toasty and on its last legs, plus its tiny, looks to be out of a pinto or something. Through searching I've decided I need a radiator out of a gen 1 explorer, 4.0 auto trans. Now on to the questions. Super cooling or...
  9. Hello

    Hi, name's Jesse and this is the first time I have ever used a forum. Been look on therangerstation for a while, and now have started my own project. I have a 1992 Ranger super cab. Ford Norfolk was the first owner, then my father, and now me (he got tired of me borrowing it). Swapping the...
  10. Rowdy Fitzgerald

    The ranger

    Ok here's a few pics of my under construction ranger. Here it is when I first got it. A few months later after I got it running and reliable I went and did the deed. Was 2wd converted it to 4, lifted it 3" and put 33's under it. All for les than $750 Took it on a poker run. Did really good...
  11. Dirty here from katy asking for some help.

    Hello TRS, I'm coming here from the sport trac froum...well because i sold my trac. I got a 1987 ranger 4x4 and I'm swaping out the little 2.9l for a 5.0, could any one help me out? I'm in Katy and everywhere i go its so expensive. I've read the help page...
  12. Blank Canvas V8 AWD/4WD conversion help needed.

    Blank Canvas. My ranger is a 95 Splash SWB 2.3 5-speed. I love the look and thats the only thing that has to stay the same. I have access to a few salvage auctions so a frame donor of any year is possible. Same goes for the driveline donor. 5.0 or 4.6, doesn't really matter to me. The motor will...
  13. Rowdy Fitzgerald

    Procomp high poformance heads.

    Ok I've been trying to find out if all the valve covers for a 302/5.0 have the same seal pattern. I am building a 302 and I need taller valve covers but I don't wan to get a set that won't fit because they have the wrong shape. So my question is: do all 302 valve covers have the same bolt...
  14. 5.0 help

    i was nearing completion to my swap but it seems my motor is sitting a couple inches to close to the driverside i used the swap mount kit(the one with the 1/2 or so plates and the convert motor mounts for a mustang how can i go about moving the motor to the driverside?
  15. header issues

    hi im getting toward the end of my swap and im having major issues finding headers that work i got a set of headmans that were supposed to be for this swap but they didnt clear the steering shaft or the passenger side frame rail then i tried a set of explorer manifolds which cleared everything...
  16. offroad16

    Need help with Fuel Pump

    Hey all, I dropped a 5.0L out of an '89 GT about 3 years ago in my Ranger. I put a cobra top end on it from a '94 Cobra (Gt40 heads, Cobra U/L intake, Cobra TB etc). Running 19# injectors and 19# factory MAF. I'm wondering if it wouldn't highly benefit from a bigger fuel pump. What is the flow...
  17. fuel pump wiring

    1989 ranger 5.0 swap, was orginally i just need to know what colors need to be hooked to power on the fuel pump in order for it to turn the pump on the colors that are there are black, pink with a black stripe, orange, and a yellow wire.
  18. V-8 Conversion help?!

    I have a '94 Ranger XLT ext cab with a 2.3L manual 5-speed that I am wanting to convert to a 302 w/AOD. Any suggestions, hints, tips, etc... would be greatly appreciated! :icon_hornsup:
  19. 94/95 5.0L 302 swap into 08 Ford Ranger

    I have a 2008 ranger built into a prerunner. Im planning(hopefully) to take my rangers stock engine(6cyl 3.0) and swap it with a 94/95 mustang 5.0L 302 engine. Im wondering if this is a good idea, or if anybody has any other suggestions? and what do u suggest i do with the rest of the...
  20. help with pulley and belts

    i have an 89 ranger with a 84 5.0 in it all im looking to run is the waterpump and the altenator i need help finding a delte kit or a belt setup anyone got something that works thanks?


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