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Old 08-26-2010, 07:30 AM
eastsideboma eastsideboma is offline
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Default Engine Swap

Hey guys, Im new to this forum and i had a few quesitons. I have a 2.3L 1997 Ford Ranger and im thinking bout swaping the engine from my dads thunderbird which is also 2.3L and putting it into my ranger. The only thing is that its Turbo Charged and im not sure if the swap is possible and if so what things do i have to worry about because my dad was telling me that i might need a bigger radiator, a possible steel plate in the back to keep the wheels down or a stronger transmission. Idk if this question was asked before if so im sorry but im curious because i wanna make the swap this winter when im on christmas break.
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Old 08-26-2010, 08:03 AM
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Default Re: Engine Swap

well being OBDII all you will want from the bird is the rods and pistons to drop into your engine, and ofcorse the turbo and mainfold.. and a SCT tuner...

more info can be found over here....

http://turborangerforums.com/

and more about the swap that would be the easiest and most cost effective....
http://turborangerforums.com/showthread.php?t=20
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Old 08-27-2010, 07:20 AM
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Ok thank you, i will check it out
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