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Old 01-24-2014, 01:19 PM
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Default 4.0 replacement

so i have a 1996 ford ranger 4.0 with 119xxx miles and the heads are cracked. i am wanting to swap another 4.0 in while i am replacing the heads on my motor. my question is does it matter what year 4.0 i put in? and is there a how to on this because i have not been able to find one.
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Old 01-24-2014, 01:37 PM
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so i have a 1996 ford ranger 4.0 with 119xxx miles and the heads are cracked. i am wanting to swap another 4.0 in while i am replacing the heads on my motor. my question is does it matter what year 4.0 i put in? and is there a how to on this because i have not been able to find one.
Needs to be a OHV 4.0 if your keepin it stock
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Old 01-24-2014, 01:42 PM
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ok but i noticed that a 1994 4.0 is different under the hood from my year. will it still work or not.
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ok but i noticed that a 1994 4.0 is different under the hood from my year. will it still work or not.
93-94 and older = OBD1
95-99? OBD2
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Old 01-24-2014, 05:07 PM
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93-95 and older = OBD1
96-00 OBD2
Fixed for correct years the Cologne had OBDI and OBDII.
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Old 01-24-2014, 05:39 PM
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Fixed for correct years the Cologne had OBDI and OBDII.
Some 95s got OBDI and some got OBDII...so it was a mixed year
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Old 01-24-2014, 08:01 PM
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Fixed for correct years the Cologne had OBDI and OBDII.
95 had OBD2 dingus wasn't sure on the 95-? Part
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Old 01-25-2014, 06:21 PM
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Ok thanks for the help
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