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Old 10-15-2009, 06:13 AM
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Default 4.0L SOHC swap for OHV?

due to the fact that it is becoming d*mn near impossible to find a supercharger for the OHV 4.0L, i was wondering if ya'll could tell me the pitfalls of the SOHC 4.0L? cause i haven't heard very good things of it, but i can get a supercharger for it and well does anyone know how tough it'd be to put one in replacement of 93 4.0L OHV from say a 01 or 02 SOHC 4.0L?
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Old 10-15-2009, 06:17 AM
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If you get an SOHC, make sure it is an 04+ to avoid the timing chain problems. Other than that, they're a good solid engine.
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Old 10-15-2009, 01:19 PM
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If you get an SOHC, make sure it is an 04+ to avoid the timing chain problems. Other than that, they're a good solid engine.
ok, what'd they change in the 04+ rangers? i'm thinking i'd need to basically get a donor truck and take the tranny with the motor too, wiring harness, just the works?
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Old 10-15-2009, 04:52 PM
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lol cant find a supercharger kit lol here is one
www.boosthead.com
also if your motor has high miles i would rebuild before i put a supercharger on a tired old motor
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Old 10-15-2009, 06:24 PM
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my dad has an 03 Ranger what is wrong with the timing chains?? only on modded engines or all 03 Rangers??
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Old 10-15-2009, 06:31 PM
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FYI, i've heard some pretty bad horror stories about Thomas Knight superchargers. Read up about them, i think its on RPS
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Old 10-15-2009, 11:24 PM
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hahaha only problem with that supercharger is it is "electric"... i don't want an electric one, i want a legit belt driven supercharger!
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Old 10-16-2009, 05:34 AM
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theres an eaton on there also, which is belt driven
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Old 10-16-2009, 09:56 AM
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I would not even bother with the SOHC 4.0. Its trash in my opinion. If you want more power to go fast sell what you have and get fast car. f you need to tow more sell what you ahve and buy a full size.
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Old 10-17-2009, 05:50 PM
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ok thanks for the heads up on the eaton one. but i still haven't heard good things about the thomas knight kits... makes me hesitant to spend 4K on one.
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Old 10-17-2009, 05:51 PM
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I would not even bother with the SOHC 4.0. Its trash in my opinion. If you want more power to go fast sell what you have and get fast car. f you need to tow more sell what you ahve and buy a full size.
thanks for your opinion, but i like my ranger, and i don't want a car cause of my job, and i don't need a full-size.
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