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  1. SOLD! Cylinder heads pair 1988 46,000 orig miles 2.9 V-6 $50.00

    Up for sale at a great price for someone in need of a pair of cylinder heads from a 1988 Bronco II with 46,000 original miles. The heads have no known issues. They need to be cleaned up and exhaust manifold studs removed. $50.00 for the pair. Local pick up is OK. I do have a shipping box for...
  2. DirtBronco

    Combustion Chamber Bowling

    Carbides are on their way courtesy of Bezos and I'd like some opinions before shredding my heads. Yes, the consensus is the ports aren't great but the bowl design is abhorrent. It's almost like Ford intentionally shrouded the intake valve just for the 2.9. For reference: 2.8 vs 2.9 vs 4.0...
  3. 4.0 SOHC rebuild questions

    Hello everyone, I've got either a cracked head or a leaking, not quite blown, head gasket. I will be pulling the motor tranny combo when I do the work as I plan on also doing the timing chains while I'm in there and I figured the work space would be nice. I've never done work the intrusive...
  4. 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...
  5. 1984 V-6 2.9 to 302 swap heads and cam??

    Hello... I have a 84 ranger which currently has the 2.9 carburated V-6. and the 5 speed manual transmission. I recently picked up a 302 (Throttle body injection) out of an 84 grand marquis , but it didn't come with a harness or computer so the plan is to convert back to 4 barrel carb, for the...
  6. 03 edge with 5.0 Auto to manual T-5 swap

    Hi, I've posted a a couple times through this build to get some help getting it running. I have an 03 Edge with 97 5.0 from mountaineer. I have the auto in and it runs fine but I've always wanted a 302 ranger but always planned on a T5. Since my truck was already auto I went the easy route but I...
  7. Edgefevah

    Its business time.

    So here it is, my ford ranger. my first 4wd truck and over the time that I have owned it i have really grown to liking how easy parts are to come by for it and how cheap some of them can be. This is what it looked like when I bought it. since then I hydrolocked my first engine(totally didn't...
  8. Heads 3.0L V6 1992 Ranger

    I just put a set of rebuilt heads on my truck. I decided to check for leaks befroe putting the intake and exhaust on the engine. I put 80 psi of air into the cylinder through the spark plag hole. I can hear air and barely feel air in the intake and exhaust ports. The bleeds down from 80 psi to...
  9. nathan ollila

    need help have a question

    to make this short..both my 2.9 head where cracked..sent them in and found one good passenger side one at junk yard..had a hard time finding another one that wasnt cracked..anyway the guy at the head shop said it didnt matter pass or driver side head they where the same and interchangable..is...
  10. gt40p heads from ebay

    is buying a set of gt40p heads off ebay a safe buy? or should I try to go to a junk yard? They are pretty cheap on ebay and Im kinda busy so I would be more inclined to take advantage of the convenience. Was planning on getting a set of trick flow springs to go with it, fyi... Has anyone bought...
  11. redneck_rainey

    4.0 valve rebuild, need advice, im only 18

    OK, so my 2001 4x4 4L ohc has ****ed the valve terrain and got the 'ranger tick'. Its geting louder and more often/consistant. I've decided to take care of it. Im only 18 and the only motors i've done teardowns on are our 429 stockcar powerplant, and our old race motor which was a 350. My buddy...
  12. Need help rebuilding a 2.9

    I PULLED THE MOTOR OUT OF MY 89 RANGER AND HAVE HAD ALL OF THE MACHINE WORK DONE AND ITS TIME TO CLOSE IT UP. THE PROBLEM I HAVE IS I DON'T REMEMBER WHERE SOME OF THE GASKETS GO. I BOUGHT THE FEL-PRO COMPLETE GASKET KIT AND IT DIDN'T COME WITH ANY INSTRUCTIONS...SO I HAVE A FEW O-RING GASKETS...

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