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Will a 4.0 from a 1998 explorer bolt up to my 88 bronco 2?

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Not sure if the motor mounts ever changed, and is engine is coming fully complete with harnesses minus clutch, flywheel, starter, and radiator. I need to know what else I'm looking at having to add to get it running
 


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Seems like pirate had to many Tuesday's so they migrated over here.

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Seems like pirate had to many Tuesday's so they migrated over here.

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Oooo yeaaaaaaa!!! (/kool-aid guy voice)
 

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This thread reminded me that its Tuesday.
 

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Explorin94, you're on top of things with the search link! I think you've beaten the rest of us almost every time for the last 6 threads like this.
 

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Explorin94, you're on top of things with the search link! I think you've beaten the rest of us almost every time for the last 6 threads like this.
I try....it drives me nuts to the point I just want to yell. But we all know that will get us anywhere.
 

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Thanks assholes, Ive already searched this, I can't come to the absolute conclusion if the 98 explorer x or e series 4.0 will fit the b2... figured someone here would know but of
Course you send me the route I first took.
 

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Thanks assholes, Ive already searched this, I can't come to the absolute conclusion if the 98 explorer x or e series 4.0 will fit the b2... figured someone here would know but of
Course you send me the route I first took.
Well right back at you.....when in your first post did you say that you searched? Cause if you did you wouldn't have just posted what you did. A 98 4.0 is a pushrod motor which is no different from the rest. Search again there are plenty of post out there. If not then see ya later!
 

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Thanks assholes, Ive already searched this, I can't come to the absolute conclusion if the 98 explorer x or e series 4.0 will fit the b2... figured someone here would know but of
Course you send me the route I first took.
Of course it'll fit. The wiring is where you will have fun. There was a kid that put a 96 4.0 in a 84 b2 on here somewhere. He was from Coweta,OK. He used the dash and everything.

The reason 91-94 explorers are the popular swap into a gen 2 B2 is because its plug and play. Its simple.

Once you go out of that realm, it starts getting a lil more difficult. Anything can be done with enough time and money.
 

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Thanks assholes, Ive already searched this, I can't come to the absolute conclusion if the 98 explorer x or e series 4.0 will fit the b2... figured someone here would know but of
Course you send me the route I first took.
It'll work. A SOHC will not fit, an OHV will.

The worst thing about that year will be the wiring because it is after the change to the new style cam sensor.
 

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It'll work. A SOHC will not fit, an OHV will.

The worst thing about that year will be the wiring because it is after the change to the new style cam sensor.
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Thanks assholes
Thats the way to get some help. :icon_thumby:


Vin "X" is the OHV. Thats the easier one to swap in, if fits a LOT easier.

During '98 they switched to a returnless fuel system, you could have either one, keep that in mind. A return style engine will work with the fuel system in your '88 without modifying.



Here's the best place to look:

BII Engine swaps forum
 

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