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1989
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Ford Ranger XLT
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2.9 V6
Engine Size
2.9l
Transmission
Manual
2WD / 4WD
4WD
Tire Size
245/70 R16
My credo
"Automatic transmissions don't deserve names, other than 'boat anchor." -- PetroleumJunkie412
I vote for pringles
:LOL: That chip may not make your Ranger perform better, but having an open can of them next to you in the truck could enhance your driving experience.
 


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Vehicle Year
1989
Make / Model
Ford Ranger XLT
Engine Type
2.9 V6
Engine Size
2.9l
Transmission
Manual
2WD / 4WD
4WD
Tire Size
245/70 R16
My credo
"Automatic transmissions don't deserve names, other than 'boat anchor." -- PetroleumJunkie412
Tuner chip, tater chip, kinda close, right?
Put these under the hood, and after awhile, you will begin to notice a bit of a difference. Put them under the driver's seat, and you'll notice it quicker.
 

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Billyfl.;

First things first, I NEED TO IDENTIFY MY GOAL(s) to get the correct path to follow. I am a fuel economy nut, so my goal with your engine would be simple; to make it more efficient where ever I can, resulting in the highest possible fuel economy.

The first thing I would do is learn how Ford made 14 more hp with the 95 version and decide if that fit my end goal, then incorporate it.

To date, the single largest power robbing fixture I have identified is the crankcase driven fan/clutch; remove that and install a 16" puller with a new water pump.

If you aren't already, incorporate the use of all full synthetic fluids; engine oil, transmission fluid and differential fluid.

Your engine has, is and will continue to be used in racing, resulting in a ton of after market support. Back in the late 80's there were 10x the number of companies making parts for it over the Cologne V6's.

As divulged, my focus would be on fuel economy, so I would dig into the parts archives and try to learn which parts helped make them more efficient.

Here is a link about building your SOHC Lima I4 engine for power. Some of what is done may be of interest as well as the resulting 268 hp at 211 ftlbs of torque.



Like I said, I don't know what your end goal or budget are so maybe that's something to think about ..)
[/QU Thanks im looking 1/4 mile and drive daily
 

Billyfl.

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:LOL: That chip may not make your Ranger perform better, but having an open can of them next to you in the truck could enhance your driving experience.
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