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Old 11-15-2010, 05:31 PM
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Default How do you it's a Vulcan?

I'm new to the ranger scene and I have a 01 ranger xlt with a 3.0L. How do I know if it's a Vulcan engine or not? Were all the 3.0s vulcans or was there a specific VIN for the Vulcan engine?
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Old 11-15-2010, 05:35 PM
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Default Re: How do you it's a Vulcan?

all US rangers with the 3.0's are vulcans
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Old 11-15-2010, 05:38 PM
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Default Re: How do you it's a Vulcan?

Correct, the certain vin pertains to flex fuel versions. V near the end of the VIN means flex-fuel and U means gasoline only I believe.
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Old 11-15-2010, 07:23 PM
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Default Re: How do you it's a Vulcan?

The 8th digit of the VIN is the engine code, and as mentioned above, U is a regular Vulcan, and I guess V is a Flex fuel one.
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Old 11-16-2010, 07:59 AM
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Default Re: How do you it's a Vulcan?

Thanks guys I really appreciate it. and kinda off topic, but will an 01 explorer instrument cluster (white-face) connect right up to my 01 ranger?
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