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  1. chickenman

    1994 4x4 5speed TDI swap

    This will be my documentation of how I TDI swap my ranger. Stay tuned. I will be posting most updates on my new member page, and saving this one to big updates.
  2. TheDucksNutz

    1988 4X4 Ranger V8 302/5.0 Swap

    Working on getting started for my V8 swap! I got an 8.8 rear end out of a '97 explorer last week. I also ordered a fuel injected crate motor from BluePrint Engines that's going to be delivered towards the end of January. Here's the link to the one I got...
  3. M5ODR1 rebuild

    I'm looking to do a full rebuild of my 2000 Mazda B4000s transmission, it's got the 4.0L, 4WD, M5ODR1 trans, the case is spotless, but the guts are trashed, I know the bell housings are different for different engines, but can I take the internals from another M5ODR1 of a different engine and...
  4. What donor vehicle to use with my desired mods? (5.0 manual, 4x4 twin sticks w/ crawlbox, etc)

    Hello everyone, it is good to finally make my first post and series of inquiries regarding some ranger goals I have in mind, moving forward with a future project truck. I'll post an introduction later separately to keep this as short as possible. I am currently at a phase in my life where my...
  5. Manual Ranger - diagnosing a possible dragging clutch

    Hi everyone My 2008 4.0 Manual transmission is having problem going into first and sometimes third When shifting into first from a stop I hear a thud - and this is the driveshaft moving slightly ( I watched my buddy put it in gear while I was underneath) sometimes this is of off and on and...
  6. For Sale Manual transmissons and t case

    3- 2wd manual transmission $150 each E67a, e2ta, e67a 3-4wd manual transmission $150 each E37a, e57a, e67a 1- t case $150 Thank you
  7. stamina

    i need a 4.0 manual trans spacer/separator plate

    i figured out my last two threads, the reason the truck was making a noise and would stall when you push the clutch. the separator plate is sliding against the flywheel constantly. i used the original 2.9 spacer/separator plate. the starter fit through it so i assumed it was fine, does anyone...
  8. 1992redranger

    1990 Ford Ranger XLT Pickup 2D 6 ft - Facebook Marketplace

    Seems to have been gone through by a mechanic. Memphis, looks like, although the person writing the post doesn't seem to like that detail 👀...
  9. What’s a good and correct body lift kit for a 1989 Ford ranger XLT?

    Hello! I’m interested in lifting my 1989 ford ranger and I have no idea where to start in lifting the body. It’s 2W drive and a manual. XLT body. I’m looking for a 3-6inch body kit for it. What’s some good options for me?
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...

    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!
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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.
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...

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