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  1. Can't get engine and transmssion together

    Hey, I am currently in the middle of swapping a 3.0 v6 for my previous 3.0 v6. The motors are now exactly the same because I swapped some parts and no I am putting it back in. I have the engine on the engine mounts on the truck and the transmission almost hooked up but it has about an inch to go...
  2. Motor Swap Nightmare! Need Help!

    2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0 Flex Fuel 2WD into 1998 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0 NON-Flex 2WD. I pulled wiring harnesses, PCM, steering column from donor 2003. Still won't run! PATS is my problem. How do I fix it? What did I miss?
  3. motor swap question

    i have a 95 mazda b4000 4x4, and i was wondering if the motor from a 98 ford explorer xlt would bolt in to my truck with out modification?
  4. 1993 to 2002

    I've looked and looked but I can't find a definitive answer. Here's what I have, 1993 ranger 2.3 auto 84k motor and tranny are perfect, 2002 Ranger XLT 2.5. 150k I'm told the 2002 needs a intake valve.. the guy I bought it from started taking the motor apart and gave up, picked it up for $200...
  5. 91 ranger 2.3 interchangeable with 96 ranger2.3 ?????

    Can someone please tell me if I can put a 2.3L motor from a 96 ranger in a 91 ranger that had a 2.3L motor in it. Both motors are 8 plug motors. If so what all needs to be swapped over and what about the crank sensor ??????? THANKS IN ADVANCE PLEASE HELP !!!!
  6. Seized motor, removing torque convertor

    So i need to take out my motor and I'm thinking of just pulling the engine with the torque convertor connected, would it be hard to retattach the torque convertor to the transmission? and should i support the motor with a crane and completely remove the motor mounts or can i jack the motor over...
  7. Could use some advice, almost done motor swap!!!

    Alright so i have a project truck that i'm working on, it is a rwd 3.0 v6 ranger 1998 XLT model. All i have left is 1 bolt left on the belt housing on the top and the transmission fluid dipstick is right in my way. I tried unscrewing it like someone said but that didn't work at all. I dont have...
  8. 1998 Ford Ranger XLT Motor Swap

    I have the 3.0 V6 ranger rwd and i'm wondering if it'd be easier to do the motorswap with or without pulling the tranny too, and also all i have is a small socket set so how could i take the motor mounts off? i tried but should i use a pipe on the handle for more leverage? And also off topic...
  9. Hello from Kelowna BC

    Hi I'm Nik from Kelowna BC, great to finally be here, I do have a few pressing questions though. I am in the process of doing a 2.9L to 4.0L swap I am going to use the M5OD manual transmission, and have a few qirks about putting it in. 1. old t-case was toasted by previous owner, and I need to...


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