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Old 02-25-2010, 06:47 PM
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i have a 1999 3.o v6 ford ranger flex fuel and the engine is toast.i acquired an engine from another ranger but its a non flex fuel engine.i would appreciate all feddback regarding this changeover.i was told i need to change the manifolds and a sensor but dont know where to start.im a newbie here,and again appreciate all pointers,tips,etc... to get my ranger on the road.also the engine i acquired is a ca emissions non flex fuel engine and mines a federal flex fuel engine.thanks
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Old 02-25-2010, 06:55 PM
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If you wanna be able to use it for flex fuel you will need to change over the fuel injectors also.
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Old 02-25-2010, 07:41 PM
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I have pulled the engine,I took off the intake,exh manifolds all the acessories.does everything pretty much go back the same?except the switching of the intake and exh manifolds.any other things I need to worry about or look into.do you know of anyone doing this swap succesful w/ no problems?th
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Old 02-26-2010, 02:56 AM
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You may also need the full wiring harness and computer.

I'm pretty sure the computer will be needed from the flex fuel engine
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Old 02-26-2010, 10:17 PM
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Can I just switch over to non flex fuel?if I put in the straight gas engine along with harness and computer?I have acess to the gas ecm along with the harness.I can't seem to get any answers or feedback and getting impatient.thanks
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Old 02-26-2010, 11:44 PM
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Can I just switch over to non flex fuel?if I put in the straight gas engine along with harness and computer?I have acess to the gas ecm along with the harness.I can't seem to get any answers or feedback and getting impatient.thanks
I like to revise my last post.yes I have had some input from some wonderful members here and thanks a million yall.gonna wait for little more ideas before I get started.thanks again
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