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  1. Available choices for trans swap

    I have a 94 ranger with a 2.3 4cyl engine and the A4ld trans . The trans is bad and I am ether gona get it rebuilt or swap in a used one or swap to a manual. I'm told a rebuild will cost me a couple thousand dollars and I will still have a not so good a4ld , and as far as swapping in a used...
  2. Engine replacement compatibility

    Hi, I have a 1996 4.0 xlt 5 speed 2wd, the rear end hit a massive bolder in an ice storm and I bent the frame, trying to find out how easy it would be or if it is possible to swap my engine which is undamaged into another truck, I have a few options on what truck I can buy for this, they are all...
  3. DirtBronco

    BII/2nd Gen Ranger T-Case Question

    Is it normal to have the e-selector button tray on the dash in tandem with a manual transfer case lever? The buttons are blank, no 4x4/Low written on them, but there's have a noticeable click when I press them. From what I've seen on junkyard Rangers, there's usually a fake vent that goes...
  4. AUDIOANARCHIST

    New Here!! help apprecited

    So I've got a 1990, 2.9L, 5-speed, and I am thinking about swapping a 289 into her. was mostly looking for any and all info I can get about doing so. Thank you in advance!
  5. Compatible seats??

    Hey guys, so I’m new to this site but I just got a 1996 manual 4.0 v6 xlt standard cab 2wd with the long bed. I was searching on the site about what seats are compatible an found some info but not a whole lot on the mustang seat compatibility? My buddy has a 95’ cobra that he said I could have...
  6. 1999 for ranger 2wd 2.5 manual to v8 swap what do i need and tips

    Hey guys irish_ here new to this forum and I'm hoping that maybe yall could shed some light on the topic for me I have a 99 2.5l manual ranger that I want to swap to a v8 I was wonder what should be my donor vehicle and what am I going to need from it and how exactly I should go about doing it I...
  7. 1984 Ranger Shifter help!

    Hello all! I bought an 1984 ranger back in August and have been having problems with the shifter since. My brother repaced it in September and by March it was so loose i have to repace it again. Does anyone know where to buy or get a hold of a 4 speed manual shifter? The truck is sound besides...
  8. Trans replacement

    I Have a 95 ranger 4.0 4x4 5 speed with an electronic transfer case. Im looking at a trans from an explorer that is a manual, from a 4.0 but has a manual transfer case. Can I use my electronic transfer case on the donor trans? Looks like it should work.
  9. 5 speed forever

    4.0 transmission compatibility

    I have a 2001 ranger with the 4.0 sohc with the manual 5 speed M5OD transmission, 4x4. The transmission has developed some bearing noise and someone is selling a trans out of a 1997 Ranger with the 4.0 ohv 4x4. Will this be a plug and play swap? What are the compatible years for my transmission...
  10. Best brand of Remanufactured Manual Transmission?

    Is there any kind of consensus on the best brand of reman transmissions? It looks like Napa and Auto Parts Warehouse use Pro-King, and AutoZone seems to source from Zumbrota Bearing and Gear. Does anyone have experience with these brands? I am correct in assuming that a remanufactured trans...
  11. 97Ranger3.0

    My 1997 Ranger 3.0 4x4

    Hey everyone! This is my 1997 Ranger XL with the 3.0, 5 speed manual and 4wd, and a 7' bed. This truck is my daily driver, so this isn't going to be so much of a build thread per se, but I will be doing some light modifications and thought it might be cool to document my process! These...
  12. Hello there!

    Hi, all. Yesterday I bought a 1994 Ranger XLT SuperCab 4x4 with the 4.0 V6 and a 5-speed. I'm pretty pumped about it, especially since it's absolutely identical to my first vehicle, except that was an automatic trans and I always wanted the stick shift anyway. Side note: never sell your first...
  13. 3.0 miss while shifting

    I've got a 93 ranger 5 speed 4x4. Last fall, I cracked the block on the old engine so I replaced it with a 2001 3.0 from a wrecked truck with 60,000 miles. I converted the new engine back to OBD1 since the truck is wired for a distributor. Engine fired right up on first try and I've been driving...
  14. Dont even know how to buy exhaust.

    Im trying to put a cat back system on my truck with a flowmaster 40 series muffler. I want to do 2 Inch in, 2 1/2 inch out, but i dont know how to buy the certain pipe that i need. I drive a 98 ranger XLT, 4.0 v6, stepside, 5 speed manual
  15. 1996 Ranger manual hubs - remove question,socket.

    I have a 96 Ranger with factory manual hubs. I need to remove the brake rotors. The question: Is the locknut socket (Ford T86T 1197 A ,4 pin) required to remove the hubs? I can't find any definitive information indicating it is required for the 96 model....I suspect it is.
  16. '03 351w Ranger manual steering rack

    I have a new ranger I'm starting on but this ones getting a 351w. I'm doing a lot of stuff already and have the wires hidden in the dash, extended the control arms out 4.5", and tubing fender wells. Battery's going behind the seat. And a few more things will be done but I wanted to ask opinions...
  17. New to the Forum and dumb question

    Hi all, just joined. Quick question. Anybody know the size of the 4 bolts that attach the fan clutch to the water pump on an 87' Ranger XLT with the 2.3L engine and no air conditioning? A source would also be appreciated! Thanks!
  18. 94 Ranger 2.3l XLT 5 speed, cranks but no start

    Ive had this truck for a few months and I have replaced a lot of parts on it - radiator, maf sensor, iac, tps, fuel pump/filter, water pump, fuel regulator, both coil packs, plugs and wires. It had a misfire and loss of power (code 224) so I thought it was my icm. I took my icm out and was...
  19. Which Transfer Case with T5

    I have a 88 ford ranger and a 1997 ford explorer 5.0. I want to convert the ranger with a T-5 transmission. Since the AA adapter is discontinued, is my only option to replace the transfer case. I have read a lot of articles on this site and can not find a definitive answer on what is the best...
  20. Hard Manual Transmission Issues (91Ford Ranger)

    Hey everyone. Im having a hard shift problem in my 91 Ford Ranger. The previous owner told me the transmission and clutch have been replaced recently (well before I even bought the truck) but that doesn't mean anything to me. What does mean something to me is the fact that I'm occasionally...


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