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I have a 93 ranger that I am swapping a 5 speed. I have a donor truck that’s a 97 and I have read all the stuff I can about electrical and such that might have issues. My problem is I pulled the pedal assembly out of the 97 but the pedals will not bolt into the 93 because the break pedal in the 93 is apart of the steering column mount. Is there a difference in the pedals from 93-97
 


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1993/94 may be different than 1992 and older and 1995 and up, 1993/94 were in between years for Rangers
1993 was start of the new larger body size
1995 was start of the new computer and wiring
 

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1993/94 may be different than 1992 and older and 1995 and up, 1993/94 were in between years for Rangers
1993 was start of the new larger body size
1995 was start of the new computer and wiring
Ok thank you I will find one that’s that year and look at the pedals. The pictures online look different too. My issues is so I have to pull the dash and change the bracket out for the column mount
 

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If you put the 1997 column into the 1993(to get rid of the automatic shifter) would the 1997 pedal assembly work?
 

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If you put the 1997 column into the 1993(to get rid of the automatic shifter) would the 1997 pedal assembly work?
That would be a ton of work. I would try to find the right pedals… I think 89-94 Ranger/B2 or Explorer will fit perfectly. 95 up parts into 94 and older gets to be a mess.
 

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If you put the 1997 column into the 1993(to get rid of the automatic shifter) would the 1997 pedal assembly work?
I would have to use the whole dash because it looks like the column bolts to the dash. I’m assuming I would have to pull the column and all out of a 93-94 and use it all for the proper mounts
 

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1989 to 1994 had the "second generation (second design?) dash"; 1995 started a new dash design, and it was the first year for air bags.

I've never owned a 1995 or newer Ranger, so I can't tell you how much the pedal brackets differ.

Getting the correct year pedal assembly would be your best bet, but one other thing that you may want to look at, is if the brake and clutch pedals and shaft can be exchanged from the newer donor bracket into your original bracket. On '89 through '94 auto/manual conversions it's easier to just swap the pedals than it is to swap the whole pedal/bracket assembly.
 

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1989 to 1994 had the "second generation (second design?) dash"; 1995 started a new dash design, and it was the first year for air bags.

I've never owned a 1995 or newer Ranger, so I can't tell you how much the pedal brackets differ.

Getting the correct year pedal assembly would be your best bet, but one other thing that you may want to look at, is if the brake and clutch pedals and shaft can be exchanged from the newer donor bracket into your original bracket. On '89 through '94 auto/manual conversions it's easier to just swap the pedals than it is to swap the whole pedal/bracket assembly.
I cannot swap the pedals to the bracket with the location of the pivot. It’s in a different spot than the manual pedal assembly I think
 

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Like I said, I'm not familiar with the '95 and up parts, so you may well be looking at differences that would make it not work. On the earlier trucks it was one bracket, two different pedal setups which would interchange within the one bracket depending on auto or manual.

Good luck with your swap, and welcome to TRS!
 

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Like I said, I'm not familiar with the '95 and up parts, so you may well be looking at differences that would make it not work. On the earlier trucks it was one bracket, two different pedal setups which would interchange within the one bracket depending on auto or manual.

Good luck with your swap, and welcome to TRS!
Thank you for the advice. That would make sense tho considering the column mounts the the bracket that holds the break pedal
 

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1989 to 1994 had the "second generation (second design?) dash"; 1995 started a new dash design, and it was the first year for air bags.

I've never owned a 1995 or newer Ranger, so I can't tell you how much the pedal brackets differ.

Getting the correct year pedal assembly would be your best bet, but one other thing that you may want to look at, is if the brake and clutch pedals and shaft can be exchanged from the newer donor bracket into your original bracket. On '89 through '94 auto/manual conversions it's easier to just swap the pedals than it is to swap the whole pedal/bracket assembly.
So this is one I found online. If you look at it it has the spot for the column to bolt to as well
 

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