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  1. tjack96

    M5R2 transmission swap-Slave cylinder issue

    Hi folks, heres some introduction: 1986 Ford Ranger XLT, custom inline 6 swap (1971 250 c.i.). I've already made my custom motor mounts and the engine is sitting in the engine compartment, so dont tell me it cant be done, because, well, ive done it and it looks stellar, it was just months of...
  2. Body question

    Ok I have an 03 ranger 4 door 6ft bed I recently was is a bad wreck and looking to try to fix it. Would a body and front end from a 95 model work? Or next question how much would it take to swap my 4.0 sohc into the 95.
  3. North Idaho 5.oh

    1994 ranger beauty/new motor!

    I know I have a few threads posted on here but what can I say, I love working on these things! I can’t remember if I ever posted this truck and if I did, I can’t seem to find the post.... What I stumbled on is a SUPER CLEAN and well taken care of 1994 ranger ex cab with a perfect rust free...
  4. 4.6 wiring

    Long story short. I got a 04 2.3 with snapped rod for free. Also got a 01 e150 with 4.6 for free. Due to NE. Rust the van is no longer daily D. So does anyone have a diagram for the 4.6 and the 04 ranger harness’s. I’m just trying to diet the 4.6 factory harness and power the ranger harness for...
  5. 96 4.0 to 90 Bronco II Swap Guidance

    Good Morning, I was able to pick up a 96 explorer 4.0 for a good deal the other night. Rebuilt about 30k miles ago, good runner, and cheap. What I didn't realize was that 96 explorers had swapped to OBDII and some of the wiring and sensors are different. Unfortunately I only got the engine and...
  6. 92 Ranger 4.0ohv installed into a 92 Ranger 3.0

    Hello, This is my first post on this forum, but I have read many posts here and I really enjoy the TRS community and support. I recently purchased a 92 Ranger because the body and interior are in mint condition, but the truck has no engine or tranny. Once upon a time, this truck had a 3.0...
  7. 1991 2.3 to 4.0 engine Swap

    Hello Everyone, I've got some questions about doing a engine swap in a 1991 Ford ranger. I would like to convert it from a 2.3 liter Lima engine to 4.0 liter V-6. So when I do the swap I am also planning to swap out the rear axle with an Explorer 8.8 inch 36 spline Axle. What model year Ford...
  8. 1983 2.3 Swap or Build

    I have a 1983 Ranger with a 2.3 and a manual 4-speed w/overdrive. I am planning our my restoration and am not really sure what I want to do about the engine. The stock 2.3 was rated around 85hp. Option 1: Rebuild the stock 2.3 and then add a few upgrades like cold-air, k&n filter, better...
  9. 98 ranger sohc 4.0 swap

    I have a 98 ranger with a 3.0 that has finally died and i am swapping a 2001 sohc 4.0 in to it from a explorer and i need to know if i can use the engine wiring harness off the 4.0 with my stock harness if i change out the computer and TCU
  10. Vmaximus

    Swap

    I have a 94 and a 96 Ranger both with 2.3's. The salvage yard has a 2.5 that I can overhaul and swap out quickly. Will the accessories bolt right on to this engine? Also will the ECU run this engine just as good as the 2.3? I need to get info on the 4 cyl engines as I never fooled with them...
  11. 4.0 Wiring Help

    89 B2 with 92 Exploder engine. When key is turned, the starter does not engage, and the check oil pressure light comes on. Could it be that the truck is completely miswired, or that the oil sensor is trashed? Help?
  12. Ranger/Raptor

    I miss the compact pick-up. I had 2 s10s, and a tacoma. I was a fan of the s10 more than the tacoma but for reasons beyond me each truck failed and now i have a suv. I say that to say this, i am now looking to get a ranger and put a 2.0 ecoboost in it or up to which model would the turbo diesel...
  13. 84 mustang engine going into a 86 ranger

    Hello, I purchased a 1986 ford ranger recently and wanted a little more umph and I saw this 1984 mustang with a 2.3L. My truck has a 5 speed manual I was hoping someone would know if the bolt pattern matched up, I'm not sure if the 2 year difference would make a difference. Thanks
  14. The_Epsicle

    Popular engine swaps for the Ranger

    I have a 4.0 OHV(200K miles) with an A4OD transmission and auto 4x4 in a 1994 extended cab Ranger, everything about this truck is stock and everything but the engine is in great shape. The engine has lots of problems and needs to be rebuilt and since its my DD the engine will be rebuilt and I'll...
  15. 1992 ranger 2.9 engine swap for 1999 explorer 4.0

    I have done some research and I have found that some 4.0 engines can blot straight up to a 1992 ranger 2.9. I am wondering if a 1999 explorer 4.0 will blot right on the tranny, and motor mounts?
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 4BT Swap in 99 4x4 (offroad edition)

    UPDATE: Re-thinking things quite a bit recently. Actually thinking IFS is going to be better, but don't know all that much about IFS under heavy weight. Ok, for starters I threw the "offroad edition" in as a joke, because that adds what, a chrome bumper? Introduction: I'm a ~20 year old...
  19. 4bt swap?

    Alright so I've been dancing around this idea for a while. But I ain't looked into it too much. But i have the money put back now to do this swap.So what would be the pro's and con's of swapping my tired 2.9 with a 4bt Cummins. Weight is not going to be a problem Ive done a solid front axle swap...
  20. differences in a 92 4.0 and 00?

    besides one being obd1 and obd2 are there much that changed? im asking because my 4.0 in my 00 ranger has warped/cracked heads and my buddy is giving me a v6 from a 92 explorer. i going to use the intake from the ranger on the 92 engine. will there be any big issues wth this swap? thanks...


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