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88 Ranger 4.0 turbo swap update


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Hello All, 2010 since I last posted my ranger project! so here you go!
Sum It up... 1988 Ranger STX 4.0L Swap from explorer, Coil on plug conversion, 5 speed, custom wiring, explorer eec, T3T4 turbo inter-cooled, 10inch 6 puck clutch, 9inch ford diff 3.73 spool, rear mounted radiator, battery, and fuel cell.
 

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Well...don't leave us hanging, fill in the details. I hope you took lots of pics as you were doing the work.
It looks good so far...
 

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I seen some where here someone had asked if anyone had put a Cummins turbo on a 4.0l. Well I had one on for a bit when my first turbo lost the seals. It was lots of boost at the top end of the RPM range. I needed it a bit closer to the ground. lol
 

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Nice truck! What about the interior and the bed? What do they look like?

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Here a some pics of the bed. Getting How I installed the Radiator and fuel cell. I'll get some new pics b/c the radiator is mounter under the cross bars now.
 

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awesome build, id really like to see more 4.0 turbo builds.
what are you running for engine managment with your 4.0 turbo set-up?
 
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Ford eec iv with add on hardware and self tuning. Want to go to eec v with a Thoroughbred chip to make life easier.... It idles like stock and runs well though it's boost but I'm at my limits. Would like to clean up a fue things with programming.

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NICE!

How much boost?

Have you looked at a Tweecer for tuning? http://www.tweecer.com

The EECIV is very tunable with a Tweecer.:icon_thumby:
 

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Thanks guys. Sorry I've been away. Moved from California to Missouri. Amonks many trips moving loadIs I had to drive the DangerRanger the 2k miles and have to say had a great trip.

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Ford eec iv with add on hardware and self tuning. Want to go to eec v with a Thoroughbred chip to make life easier.... It idles like stock and runs well though it's boost but I'm at my limits. Would like to clean up a fue things with programming.




If you don't mind me asking, what add on hardware are you using? What tuning program that allows self tuning? Or is it built into a j3 chip?

Jerry


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