Re: My Ranger needs a new life (engine-2.3L)
You should be able to get anything anything from 95 on. I had a co worker with a 96 with a 98 engine in it. The 2.3 is an easy engine to rebuild and has a ton of aftermarket support, as Ford has put it in everything. The same engine is in my gf's 2004 Focus. I'd research both rebuild and a swap before you did it, it may take more time to rebuild but it may be forth it price wise. As far as 4 cyls the 2.3l Ford is the Small Block Chevy of the 4 cyl world.
97 Ranger - 4.0 V6 auto, 4wd, 31x10.5x15s Wild Country XTX Sport All Terrains, Warn locking hubs, Pioneer deck with iPod attachment, Snugtop Topper, K&N filter, scan gauge II, Hella 500 Lights, More parts coming, waiting for the paycheck to get bigger!
Truck built in loving memory of Norm Howard
Originally Posted by aaron_ariens
I think Henry just shit himself
Originally Posted by Radness
Its kind of like that carnival game "Whack A Mole" but with guns! Haha