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Old 08-08-2010, 09:32 PM
nitro_high nitro_high is offline
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Default 4x4, manual, 5.0... can it be done?

ive been looking on here for awhile and im tierd so ill just ask. i want to put a 5.0 in my 03 ranger 4x4 and i would realy like to keep it manual. but all the site i find just say auto. so help me out and point me to where i can find the info i want.
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Old 08-08-2010, 11:18 PM
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Default Re: 4x4, manual, 5.0... can it be done?

Well it sorta cant be done with your truck, its got PATS, and to do a v8 swap you'll need to re-wire your whole truck and get rid of everything that has to do with PATS, which is about everything
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Old 08-08-2010, 11:32 PM
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Default Re: 4x4, manual, 5.0... can it be done?

Ive seen that people have done it with my truck they just all use the auto trans and i dont want the auto. i think a trans off a 150 5.0 works if you get the right year i think its the 2001 but i just read that i few seconds ago so i havent really done much research yet
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Old 08-09-2010, 06:22 AM
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Default Re: 4x4, manual, 5.0... can it be done?

yeah your going to have to find a manual 302 tranmission with a transfer case from a F-150 or Bronco
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Old 08-09-2010, 08:27 AM
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yeah your going to have to find a manual 302 tranmission with a transfer case from a F-150 or Bronco
heyo man great idea to put in a v8,but ive read you can only do exactly what you say can do cowbell,but because a ranger is smaller you have to go and measure out your ranger and swapped trans,and add a new machined crossmember to hold bigger trans,and transfercase.
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Old 08-09-2010, 12:56 PM
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Default Re: 4x4, manual, 5.0... can it be done?

I can't think of his name but a guy swapped in a 5.0 in his LVLII and kept the truck a 5 speed. He also supercharged the 5.0 and swapped in the center information center. Someone on here will be able to tell you what his s/n is. IIRC he used a manual transfer case out of a F-150 not sure on the transmission tho.
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Old 09-19-2010, 09:17 AM
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Default Re: 4x4, manual, 5.0... can it be done?

i have an 04 i want a 4x4 4.6 manual trans a 97-03 f150 would be a perfect swap

if you really want a 5.0 4x4 manual trans i read that a 4.2 trans from a 97-03 would work and use the hydraulic part from your ranger
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Old 09-19-2010, 10:28 AM
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I can't think of his name but a guy swapped in a 5.0 in his LVLII and kept the truck a 5 speed. He also supercharged the 5.0 and swapped in the center information center. Someone on here will be able to tell you what his s/n is. IIRC he used a manual transfer case out of a F-150 not sure on the transmission tho.
thats Bob. the truck when swapped is now an AUTO trans and a MANUAL T-case. from an expedition/f-150
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Old 09-19-2010, 11:18 AM
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thats Bob. the truck when swapped is now an AUTO trans and a MANUAL T-case. from an expedition/f-150
Was it ever a 5-speed? I thought it was at one point in time, but I have also been told that my memory isn't all that great.
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Old 09-19-2010, 03:59 PM
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Default Re: 4x4, manual, 5.0... can it be done?

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Was it ever a 5-speed? I thought it was at one point in time, but I have also been told that my memory isn't all that great.
It left the factory as a 4.0, 5-speed manual but got converted to 4R70W automatic at the time of the V8 swap. It is going to be V8 manual in its next incarnation.
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Old 09-30-2010, 08:20 PM
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Default Re: 4x4, manual, 5.0... can it be done?

yes with a little work anything will fit {i have two rangers w/ 351w zed 5spd 4x4, out of f250s,w/explorer rears, a third w/460 zed 5spd 2x4 and 9" locker} next one i plan to try is a 7.3l turbo diesel auto, i like things i'm told can't be done
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