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Old 03-08-2013, 08:20 PM
Jimmyaf Jimmyaf is offline
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Default 98 Ranger with 3.0, swap 4.0 from explorer in

I've read post after post about why not to do this but I think I'm in a good situation to make the swap. I drive a 98 Ranger 3.0 4X4 manual trans with 167k and I have a 96 Explorer with the 4.0 4X4 manual trans. that the body is totaled but runs and drives with 116k. My cats are rusted out and I've been patching the holes to pass emissions for two years but I'm sick of it and the southern explorer has nice pipes. It'll save me $900 in cats to swap the drivetrain so I like the idea but don't know how much I need to swap going from manual trans to manual trans. Any ideas?
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Old 03-09-2013, 04:41 AM
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Default Re: 98 Ranger with 3.0, swap 4.0 from explorer in

everything touching the engine will need to be swapped. mounts, wiring, cooling, trans, computer, throttle cable, etc.
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