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  1. 1997 Ranger 4.0 OHV Rebuild question

    Hi, I'm new here, I have a 1994 Mazda B4000 in which I'm rebuilding a 1997 Ranger engine for. It's a 4.0 SOHC with OHV. My question is do I need to worry about where TDC is of I'm replacing both heads with brand new ones? I should just be able to turn the crank shaft until I see the pistons at...
  2. Hello. Newbie that needs help

    Hello all. My name is Andrew, and I am a new member to the forum. My beast is a white 2004 Ford Ranger XL regular cab with the 3.0 (I’ll post pics later). As you’ll see, rust belt has given it a serious beating over time. This beast has been in my family for many years, and was my first vehicle...
  3. Pix3L8

    1989 2.9l break-in procedure

    Alright, guys, I need your collective ford knowledge for the little predicament I'm in. I'm on my second 2.9 rebuild and I'm slowly learning from my mistakes from the first time I tried this. I recently purchased an 89 block from a pick and pull yard, the engine has roughly 140k on it, in decent...
  4. Dana 35 ttb, Thrust washer?

    I have everything I need besides this pkg thrust washer to complete my rebuild of my dana 35 ttb off my 94 ranger. paint, new bearings, new bushings from dufftuff. new ring bolts(one was the culprit for causing the rebuild) and a fixed housing. wish I had the money to regear at the moment but...
  5. M5od-r1 rebuild shaft doesn't spin freely

    I just rebuilt my tranny with an overhaul kit and put new hubs/sliders in. After downloading the bench manual for this trans from trs I got to torquing down the front and rear bearing retainer plates and after that I could force the shaft to turn but it was by no means spinning freely. I am...
  6. whoadi5150

    Dog vs ranger. We both lost

    So a really big dog ran out in front me on the highway. I had two vehicles behind me and couldn't brake in time to stop. Needless to say the dog did alot of damage. Before the incident I already had a leak at the "tee" mold coming from the thermostat. Now I have a lot more to replace and was...
  7. Looking for BW1354 service manual

    Hi everyone. I'm getting ready to pull my TC from the 02 FX4 that I have. I'm pretty sure that it'll need some work and I'm looking for a service manual, or any other documentation that can help during the rebuild. Can anyone help me? I'll post pictures and updates once I get into the TC...
  8. 4.0 SOHC rebuild questions

    Hello everyone, I've got either a cracked head or a leaking, not quite blown, head gasket. I will be pulling the motor tranny combo when I do the work as I plan on also doing the timing chains while I'm in there and I figured the work space would be nice. I've never done work the intrusive...
  9. Where to begin

    Just bought a 86 Ranger 4wd for a father/son project. looking at going thru the 2.9l v6 to start then do the frame up restoration. body is solid beings it was a 1 owner from arkansas. curious what to look out for in the engine rebuild. any ideas? thanks
  10. Rebuild - 94 or 95?

    Hi all, I have a 94, and it is tired... 261K and lots of abuse by the previous owners... during a recent head replacement I took a good look, and the fore and aft movement on the pistons was a good .060, hence the tired part. That is not to mention 1qt of oil every 200 miles... ;) So, I...
  11. RESTORING 1985 ranger 4x4 reg cab

    Hey this is my first time posting. I have had several rangers over the years. All first gen rangers currently I'm rebuilding a 1985 ranger 4x4 standard. I have a bit of work to do. The alternator was wired to the engine by a monkey. Bypassing everything. I need to rewire the regulator just...
  12. Rod Knock

    I got an 1985 Ranger 2.3 and its got a knock it, its sounds like a rod knocking, it gets worse when you give it gas, was wondering was there anyway to make it quit other then a rebuild.
  13. Got the transmission out, now what

    I got the transmission pulled out :yahoo: (thank you adsm08) Now I need to know what the next step is. I pulled it out because the transmission was stuck in gear. So now where do I start digging into it, anybody have pictures of what it is supposed to look like when I start removing parts? I...
  14. 84bluebronco2

    Tax time overhaul?

    Been throwing the idea of fixing up my 94 Explorer XLT or retiring her in favor of a newer Ranger/Explorer... The body is fairly clean. Just a touch of rust has appeared on that rear fender since this pic. Already has Warn hubs. Don't have picks of the interior right now, but also clean...
  15. Off roading kit for my 94 b2300

    Im rebuilding a 1994 mazda b2300 and i want to make it into a prerunner kinda style.:icon_hornsup: This is going to be my daily driver for a bit and i wanna dress it up. The front end is sagging, its beat up, its ugly, im trying to give it the tlc it needs. I can weld so i dont have any problem...
  16. 86 A4LD swap to 93 A4LD or Fix the 86??

    I have a 1986 Bronco II with an A4LD Transmission. It has a smooth 1-2 shift and the shift from 2-3 is a very high rpm (4500 roughly). After the 2-3 shift, it will not shift to 4th at all. I did not have my 2-3 shift and then I replaced the shift modulator and got that back. I have two routes I...
  17. 302 rebuild

    I burnt my center main bearing, going to attempt to do the job myself. Are there any threads for this? Thanks, A
  18. Pbheadshots

    v2 Bronco 2 build

    Well this is version 2 of my old thread, since the whole process turned 180degrees the other direction, and the 88 is being brought back to life! What's going on: - 2.9 engine pulled - 2.9 cleaned and rebuilt - 2.9 painted - frame cleaning/derusting/painting with tractor paint - body work and...
  19. 02 B4.0L Frame/Drive - 89' Ranger Front/Dog House?

    Hey Folks. My first post and question. Names Iron Ranger im from Ontario Canada, love the Ranger and B series would never buy any other truck, they never break down and they take a $hit kick,n. My First vehicle was an 89' Ranger black, jacked @ Chromed, was a sweet ride in the 90,s! and i MISS...
  20. looking for a 2.9 rebuild kit

    Well I have found one on line at flatlanderracing.com but.... I have researched them and it is not looking like a place I would buy from. My question is: Is there another company out there that has a whole kit like them. I want to get a master rebuild kit. they only want $600.00 for the one they...


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