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  1. Engine Conversion to get more tow power

    Hey All, I am not sure if this is the right spot, and my apologies if it's not. I have a 1991 Ford Ranger Supercab (XLT) V6 3.0, and a 2000 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0 OHV. If the engine decides to go in them, I want to do a swap with something that has more power to tow along with durability. I'm...
  2. 2.3L ('02-'11) 2001 Ranger 2.3L dead

    Hello, I've searched and can't seem to find an answer to this question anywhere. I have a '01 Ranger that the engine is trashed. It's what happens when you run it without oil (teenager). I am looking to swap the engine for another 2.3L but I am having trouble finding one. Everything I find...
  3. 1985 2.8l v6 ranger swapping in a 1996 explorer 4.0l ohv

    Hey there everyone. Wanted to know if anyone would be able to tell me if they have done this swap. I have the motor installed but now I'm at the point where I need to wire everything together, of course when I took the harness and motor from my donor, I had to rush and didn't label any of the...
  4. Help with1989 Ranger 2.9L - Repair or Swap?

    Got a good deal on an '89 ranger 4x4 long bed 5 speed, using it mainly as a farm truck (keep in mind farm is in rough terrain in Ozarks). 166k miles, was running fairly well needed a good tune up. Fast forward - did tune up, changed bad valve cover gasket. No start. Mechanic is convinced that...
  5. 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...
  6. Flex to Gas Swap

    I am looking at a motor to swap into my blown flex fuel ranger. The motor i found is a gas motor. What would I need to do to make it work good in my truck. would i need to pull the computer or what. Please help. Thanks
  7. 85 Ranger 302 swap

    I need help with finishing up my 302 swap. It started as someone else's project, and my father got it for me as my first car. I thought I figured most of it out but now I need some help finishing it. I have a 92 302 H.O from a T-bird that is swapped to carb. The engine wiring is very pieced...
  8. 4 cylinder turbo swap

    Okay so I have heard if I want more power and decent mpg I should swap to a 4 cylinder turbo. Yes I know power and mpg don't go to hand and hand but I'm looking for more power in my 84 which has a 2.8 l v6. I use this truck as my commuter and it needs more get up and go. I don't know which is a...
  9. engine swap for 1984 ranger

    I was wondering what ford v6 has the best fuel economy to power ratio or which would be the best to swap into my 84 ranger which is lacking from power. I use this truck to go off road and as a daily commuter. If anyone knows which swap would give me good power and gas mileage please tell me and...
  10. rangerscout

    1985 bronco ii swap need advise!

    Hey guys so I pulled the trigger on starting all the swapping on my truck today and went and bought me an 91 xploder. My question for all you guys is do i need a fuel injected bronco iis tank to make this work or can I just get the pump out of one and such I could really use the help. I live in...
  11. Engine swap 2000 xlt

    I have a 2000 ford ranger xlt 4.0 I want to do a v8 engine swap I have a 2 inch body lift n 4 suspension what motor should I swap for? And what computer would I need? Help me please
  12. 97 3.0 swap to 05 4.0 need tech help please

    i need help.. i want to swap my 3.slow out for the 4.go. i have a 97 ranger. i need to know if a 4.0 from a 2005 explorer will just bold right in. motor mounts the same location? transmission mounts in the same location? drive shaft differences? i have looked all over the net and cant find any...
  13. Best engine to replace the 83 Ford Ranger 4-Cyl lima Engine

    Im looking to replace the original 83 ford ranger engine (4-Cylinder lima Engine 2.3 liter manual) with a more powerful engine. was wondering whats my best choice out there that would make the swap as least complicated as possible?
  14. RockLobster01

    My Small Block Chevy Swap

    Hey guys, long time stalker, first time poster. I recently got my 350 Ranger on the road, and thought I'd share the journey with you guys. First I want to say how much I appreciate everyone's extra work in providing photos as well as asking/answering questions on this forum. I have NEVER had...
  15. FORD2011

    need some help with 4.0 swap into 3.0 ranger

    i have just bought a explorer, it is a 99 4.0sohc 5r55e trans 4.10 limited slip. i bought it originally for the rear end, to put into my 99 ranger 3.0 ff. but with 33s my 3.0 is a dog!!! i believe the explorer engine and trans should bolt right up to my bw1354 no problem they are both 99s so the...
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    bought 86 ranger with a 2.9

    yesterday i bought a 86 ranger that needs a new motor(2.9).... my question is, is there a better engine, that is more powerful.... but at the same time still fuel efficient? also is the 2.9 a good towing engine? what is the grand toltal of a engine/tranny swap?
  17. Swap engine?

    hi, I am looking to swap my engine as the noises are still present and soon enough the engine will give up... I have a 94 4x4 b3000 and i would like to know your suggestions on what engine I could swap with? is there other pick-up engines that I can put it in? thanks

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