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  1. Finally got a Ranger again!!

    2001 XLT 4.0L 4x4 off-road I just picked up a ranger for dirt cheap the engine sounds great but it has a bad tranny. I sold my last one and was regretting it the moment I sold it so now I'm happy to have one again. However I have to put a new transmission in and i need advice on how to do that...
  2. Nax6401

    Does a 88 ranger axel easily swap into a 96ranger?

    I am at the junk yard and found a F7 axel off a 1988 ford ranger and I was wondering if it is an easy swap into a 1996 ranger XLT 2wd with a 2.3 L4
  3. Nax6401

    Where can I find code 89 axel.

    I am trying to build a 4x2 ranger as an off road truck and I have gotten bigger tires. I have on now 30 inch tire and feel no power in 5th gear.. my first thought is to swap in a different axel or at least the gears.. I am trying to find axel code 89 and was wondering if anyone knew what...
  4. Transmission Vent Location

    Where is the transmission vent located on a 2000 ranger 4 liter, 4x4, with automatic transmission? I would like to relocate for water crossings.
  5. off roading overhaul need advice

    After some extensive online reading (still need more) I am ready to throw out my plans and get some advice from the forums! Ranger specs: (all stock) • 2001 Ranger Edge 4X4 SOHC 4.0L Automatic • Open 8.8” with 4.10 ratio • 151,000 miles (purchased at 110,000 miles) • 30” tires My goals: • 33s...
  6. Good mud holes or trails in Florida

    Hey guys, I was wondering if any one knew of good places to ride in florida. I go to the loop, which is by sea world, and almost every day and everyone i meet there say that this is one of the best off roading spots in florida but im getting pretty board of it and want to find a new place to...
  7. Nightshift Motorsports

    My name is BJ and I'm an addict

    Finally got around to registering on the forum even though I've been floating around here for years. I own a small custom / fab shop, and do off road recovery's and I have a weird obsession (addiction) with Rangers and Explorers. I own/ have owned more rangers/explorers than anyone would believe...
  8. Make it badass

    i have a 97 B4000 with a 3 inch body lift and 31 inch tires... i want 33's and wanna know if they will fit under just my body lift or if i should get a suspension lift too. if i do get a suspension lift it will be a 4 inch lift. in this scenario i hear i will need a rear drive shaft from a 98...