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F150 4.2 V6 with auto

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Has anyone swapped a 4.2 V6 with trans from F150 into a Ranger?
 


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I've seen a bunch of swaps done but that isnt one of them. It usually comes down to why? The 4.2 v6 just isnt that impressive and it was never offered in a RBV platform so it's a full custom swap. The 5.0 v8 swaps into a ranger with factory parts so most people just do that. Not discouraging anyone from being weird. Just being logical.
 

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@Dirtman and logical. That's an oxymoron. :eek:
 

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You know... I may be insane but I do know stuff about things!

I knew what fuse that guy needed to check that one time!!!!!
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A 4.2 makes a lot less power than a 302 and I believe it's wider so it would be a more difficult swap, if you're doing it just because you want to, then go for it. I once saw a Pinto with a flathead in it, it was cool but he probably had less power than the original 2.3.
 

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3.8/4.2 is basically the same work as a 302 swap but you get a antifreeze burning V6 out of the deal.

If you do go 302 the 4.2 trans fits good though
 

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These are older then this thread....the gear is why you don't use these slugs.

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