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  1. 1992redranger

    2.3L ('83-'97) Need to replace my 1992 Ranger engine: 2.3 L, 4 cylinder, 5-speed, floor shifter

    Hello! It's my first time to the forum :) I need to replace the engine on my newly-acquired 1992 Ford Ranger: 2.3 L, 4 cylinder, 5-speed, floor shifter. When looking for replacement (used) engines, do I have to match all these specs (1992, 2.3 L, 4 cylinder, 5-speed, floor shifter) or can...
  2. Este...Van

    Flash Computer for T5 manual transmission V8 ranger

    hello could anyone help me, i’m doing a explorer V8 in my 2000 Ranger but i want to keep it Manual so i got a T5 off a 97 5.0 mustang and i need someone to Flash my Computer and take out ALL automatic functions so i won’t get a Check engine Light on.. (((california emissions)))
  3. Common Clutch Issues and Solutions (manual)

    I have owned a Ranger for about a year. However, I work on vehicles so most defects are understandable. I don’t know anything about clutch plates or the inner workings of a transmission. It would be a good idea to drop anything down here that might come up. My issue is with my third gear syncro...
  4. New here, 1999 xlt 2wd manual want to swap 5.0 HELP!

    Hello everyone, thanks for having me and thanks in advance for you help. Got the 2.5L 1999 xlt reg cab 2wd manual and want to do the 5.0 swap. Searching for the best donor vehicle. Do i stick with a 98+ and deal with PATS or earlier model and deal with fuel system differences? Also i want to...
  5. Getting Hard to Shift

    Manual 2002 4.0 ranger 4x4 with 176k miles. The truck is getting very hard to shift. I push harder than I should to get it into gear at stops. While driving it is hit or miss. Even into 3rd sometimes I have lots of trouble. Once in gear it doesn't pop out or grind. Here is history: Bought the...
  6. Help! Trouble Shifting into 1st and Reverse Only 45,000 Miles on Truck

    Hi, I have a 2008 Ranger ext. cab 4x4 Manual Transmission with only 45,000 Miles. I'm the original owner, well kept. For about the last 15,000 Miles I find it difficult to shift into first gear or reverse. -Clutch isn't soft, feels normal -Gears are not grinding (although on some rare...
  7. 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...
  8. Hello All

    Hi All, Well I'm new to the ranger family. Recently I bought a 1993 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0 manual with 150k original miles. So far I am in love! I bought knowing what was wrong with it, that basically only being that I need to replace the fuel filler neck assy. So that will be my weekend...
  9. Converting my Manual Mazda M50D-R1 to an Automatic Transmission

    Hi, I've got a 1996 2WD 3.0L Ford Ranger with a Mazda M50D-R1 Transmission in it. The transmission itself is in great shape, but as of late I've been having problem after problem with my clutch assembly. First the slave cylinder went, then a week after having it fixed the clutch master cylinder...
  10. 1987/8 ranger 4x4 stx Mitsubishi trans 5th is neutral?

    Hi not sure if this is the right place to post this so let me know if I'm suppose to put this elsewhere. I have a 1988 ford ranger stx with a build date of 10/87 trans code d so it should be a Mitsubishi fm14? I know 87/88 was two different ones so no idea which one it is. The problem is 5th is...
  11. Help finding brake/clutch rubber pads

    I'm trying to find the rubber pedal cover pads to replace the worn out ones on my brake and clutch pedals, but can't seem to locate them anywhere. For a 2005 Ranger 5 speed 4 cyl. So far have tried RockAuto, Amazon, dealer site parts lookup, but all I keep coming up with is the rubber pedal pad...
  12. Help with manual transmission

    I have a 1996 3.0L ranger that has 160k miles. I just had the slave cylinder go out and a mechanic friend did the clutch and slave. I got it back and it is grinding going into 4th gear (slightly). It also will not go into 3rd gear at times. Like it is literally hitting a wall or block of some...
  13. 1984 Ranger Sunroof Leak

    Hello, This may be a common question, but I have a leaking sunroof on an 84' Ranger. I bought the truck from a friend and have done a lot of work on it. One of the last things is the damn sunroof leaking. Is there a place where I can buy a new or refurb sunroof? I've looked online and haven't...
  14. Rattling Noise/ Tranny Rebuild

    I have a 92 Ford Ranger with a FM146 Tranny. I am hearing this rattling noise when hit the gas. I barely hear it in 1st and 2nd gear. I hear it a little more in 3rd and then the noise gets louder and worse in 4th and 5th gear. It sounds like a rattling/ bearing not properly lubed right or...
  15. 93 ranger slave or master cylinder?

    I've looked online to figure if it’s my slave cylinder or master cylinder going out. The symptoms seem to be the exact same. But I'm not replacing both. I'm taking it to the shop to get worked on, since the slave cylinder is inside the bell housing and it could get pricey. When I start the...
  16. Motor and tranny swap help please!!

    I have a 1998 ranger xlt that has a 3.0 and an automatic in it but the engine has started to take a dump so i went and bought a parts truck with a 3.0 and a 5 speed manual. I want to put the manual in but i have some questions about the swap, i have the whole truck so i have all the computers...
  17. 1986 TK-5 swap to M50D-Help!

    I've got an 86 Bronco II 4x4 that I'm looking to replace the current Toyo Koygo TK-5 manual transmission in (broken teeth on one gear). I've found a M50D off an 89 4x4 Ranger and was wondering if it would fit/work without extra hardware? Any advice would help!
  18. needing to replace input shaft bearing

    i have a 97 ranger 4x4 and im in the process of replacing the input shaft bearing in my tranny. the transmission is out of the truck already but i dont have any instructions on how to remove the input shaft. i have a chilton for my ranger but it does not go into detail on how to do it. i was...
  19. manual transmission wont go into any gear

    So i replaced the clutch and pressure plate because the old one had split. We put the tranny back in and now we cant put it into any gear with the car on or off. if i wiggle the stick shift it seems to be in neutral but as i let the clutch out it starts going forward as if it was in gear. it...
  20. 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...


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