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Old 04-23-2011, 03:24 PM
Hulksmash Hulksmash is offline
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Default changin out a 3.0 for a 4.0

i got a 99 ranger xlt 2wd with a 3.0 V6 manual transmission, i was lookin to up grade a bit and stuff a 4.0 in there im not sure about engin mounts or transmission bolt patterns lining up is this gonna be an easy task or a nightmare just wonderin, also any other cheap easy ways to free up power suggestions are a plus
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Old 04-23-2011, 04:35 PM
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Default Re: changin out a 3.0 for a 4.0

motor, trans, wiring, computer, accessories, etc.
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Old 04-23-2011, 07:35 PM
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damn sounds like a nightmare and not a week end job :S
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Old 04-24-2011, 04:28 AM
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Default Re: changin out a 3.0 for a 4.0

it's not terrible. will be all bolt on. but the best way is to get a donor and sit them side by side and start swapping around.
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Old 04-24-2011, 02:37 PM
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Default Re: changin out a 3.0 for a 4.0

any one know where i can get my hands on a used or rebuilt 4.0 v6?
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Old 04-26-2011, 05:34 AM
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Default Re: changin out a 3.0 for a 4.0

This forum is full of nightmares about the right engine in the right truck with the right computer generating error codes that don't make sense to all the king's horses and all the king's men. Think about that.
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