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Ranger Engines

Trouble Shooting

4-Cylinder Diesel
2.3L EcoBoost Introduction
2.3L EcoBoost Specifications
2.8 V-6
2.9 V-6
- 2.9 Tips (Kunz Korner)
3.0 V-6
4.0 V-6
1999 Ford Ranger 4.0L Engine Removal Guide
Ford Ranger Firing Orders
Fluids & Capacities  
Engine Ratings
Fuel Mileage

Engine Rebuilds / Swaps

4-Cylinder Timing Belt Replacement
3.0 Rebuild
3.8 Swaps
4.0 Rebuild
How To Build A 4.0 OHV For Power
4.0L Conversion FAQ's
4.0 Swap #1
4.0 Swap #2
4.0 Conversion Wiring (From Explorer to Bronco II)
4.0L Conversion (1994 Explorer to 1989 Bronco II)
Wiring a 4.0 To 1983-1988 Dash
1999 Ford Ranger 4.0L Engine Removal Guide
2002 EcoBoost Swap In To A Ford Ranger
4.6L Modular Engine
1996-2001 Ford Explorer 5.0L Information
5.0L Explorer EFI Swap
5.0L EFI Swap
Explorer 5.0L Swap In To '95-'97 Ford Ranger
Explorer 5.0L Swap In 2000 Ford Ranger
Explorer 5.0L Swap In To A 1998 Ford Ranger
Ford V-8 Swaps On '83-'97 Rangers & Bronco II's   
Advance Adapter Swaps
Idler & Tensioner Pulley Replacement


Front Engine Accessory Drive
Ford 3.0L & 4.0L Engine Block Heater Installation

Carbs & Fuel Injection

Ford Fuel Injection Book (.pdf)
How It Works
Disconnecting Fuel Lines With Disconnect Tool
EFI For Early Ford V-8's
5.0 EFI Wiring Harness
5.0TB to 2.9 Intake
Fuel Injection For 2.8's
2.8L Chevy TBI on Ford 2.8L  
Throttle Cable Mod 
Throttle Position Sensor
Fuel Inertia Switch
Motorcraft 2150 Rebuild

Turbos & Superchargers

2.3 Turbo Swap
2.3 Turbo Install
2.3L Turbo Motor Swap Wiring Diagrams

Oil & Filters

4-Cylinder Oil Filter Upgrade

Oil Sender Replacement

Fuel Filter Replacement

Oil Filter Upgrade

Vacuum & Exhaust

Ford Vacuum Line Abbreviations & Descriptions  
Dealing With Engine Vacuum
Vacuum Hose Diagrams
Help With California Emissions


3.0L & 4.0L Camshaft Position Sensor (CMP)
3.0L Camshaft Position Sensor / Synchronizer
4.0L Camshaft Position Sensor


MAF Conversion
Cleaning The MAF
2.3 Ram Air
2.9 K&N Filter Set-Up
3.0 Custom Intake
3.8 MAF on 4.0
4.0 Loose Intake Bolts
4.0 Ram Air
4.0 OHV Gasket (valve cover, fuel rail, intake) Replacement
ARB Snorkel (crbnunit's Ranger) 
Safari Snorkel (Mountain Mike)
Safari Snorkel (--Nathan--)
Homemade Explorer 4.0 Snorkel
4.0 EFI Snorkel
Cowl Induction Snorkel
PVC Snorkel For Gen I & II
Carburetor Snorkel
Modified Air Filter Adapter
Plenum Spacers

Cylinder Heads

2.8 Valve Seal Replacement
2.9 Head Swap
1999 3.0L FFV Head Gasket Replacement
Head Porting

Power Enhancers

Nitrous Oxide
Nitrous Setup


Miles Per Gallon Calculator


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