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Old 05-01-2013, 07:42 AM
Blue_Power_Ranger Blue_Power_Ranger is offline
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Well, my ranger just threw a rod through the oil pan going down the highway. Right after I just did new heads, new gaskets and what not... This was my first day driving it.
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Old 05-01-2013, 07:43 AM
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Well, my ranger just threw a rod through the oil pan going down the highway. Right after I just did new heads, new gaskets and what not... This was my first day driving it.
Thaaaaaaat sucks
Just take out that piston and drive around with a v5
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Old 05-01-2013, 07:45 AM
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NO!!!!! Time to throw a 302 in there
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Old 05-01-2013, 07:45 AM
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Thaaaaaaat sucks
Just take out that piston and drive around with a v5
Hah, at this point it might be worthwhile to consider a v8 swap, or if I can find a v6 in the junkyard.
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Old 05-01-2013, 07:46 AM
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Hah, at this point it might be worthwhile to consider a v8 swap, or if I can find a v6 in the junkyard.
v8
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Old 05-01-2013, 07:51 AM
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I just don't know what I'm going to need to get from the explorer for the v8 swap
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Old 05-01-2013, 08:00 AM
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I just don't know what I'm going to need to get from the explorer for the v8 swap
Best thing to do is find a donor explorer. The whole car, put the two cars side to side and start swapping everything over.
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:00 AM
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How many miles?
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:04 AM
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How many miles?
1258xx
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:09 AM
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Ita gonna cost 6-8 grand for a 302 swap

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Old 05-01-2013, 09:15 AM
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Ita gonna cost 6-8 grand for a 302 swap

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Holy shit.

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Are you referring to labor or just parts?
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:16 AM
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Holy shit.

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Are you referring to labor or just parts?
Thats doing it yourself and rebuilding the motor and trans

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Old 05-01-2013, 09:38 AM
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Well that sucks. No hints that bad news was coming? Hints like a bearing knock that was first noticed on a cool/cold morning and got worse as time went by? Or prolific lifter noise, suggesting low oil pressure?
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:45 AM
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i'm with the other guys, do a 302 swap. find a running driving v8 exploder for a donor vehicle, do a trans service and go over the engine while it's out (replace gaskets if needed, plugs wires & oil change) and you should be fine. shouldin't cost more than $4k, most of that figure being the purchase of the donor vehicle.
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Old 05-01-2013, 10:03 AM
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6-8 grand? A shop here just quoted me 3K for it. That's without rebuilding the motor or trans though
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