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2.3L ('83-'97) 2.3L Mustang Swap Vacuum


Psilocinoid

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I recently bought a 1989 Ranger Custom 4x2 with a 2.3L dropped in out of a 1992 Mustang. The main issue is that fuel pump isn't getting power, but I currently lack a good battery to chase that down. For now I'm looking through what I can and there is a bunch of vacuum lines that are disonnected but I can't seem to find a vacuum tree or distribution box they would hook into. What am I missing here?
 


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Here's one of a few 1989 ranger vacuum diagrams for a 2.3
 

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Here's one of a few 1989 ranger vacuum diagrams for a 2.3
Would it be different with the engine being from a 92 Mustang? I don't have the vacuum tree I see in the diagram, just a little 2 port. I believe I may have to get a distrobution block like the mustangs have.
 

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Very few differences from '89 other than in mid '90 they went to MAF instead of speed density with a MAP sensor.
 

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Very few differences from '89 other than in mid '90 they went to MAF instead of speed density with a MAP sensor.
There were vacuum trees, distro blocks, different placements and not to mention people have changed them over the years to whatever.
 

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There were vacuum trees, distro blocks, different placements and not to mention people have changed them over the years to whatever.
Yeah, think I'm going with a distro block setup. Main issue with getting it running is the fuel pump isn't getting power, but key feels like Jello. Do you know if these need a key signal to run?
 

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