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Old 02-17-2016, 11:23 AM
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Question 3.0 to a 2.3 turbo swap?

Im sure its been done before. What would it take to swap a 3.0 out of a 92 ranger to a 2.3 turbo? just the engine and computer?
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Old 02-17-2016, 11:28 AM
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Default Re: 3.0 to a 2.3 turbo swap?

Not sure of everything, but a new tranny as well.
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Old 02-17-2016, 11:36 AM
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Default Re: 3.0 to a 2.3 turbo swap?

From what I have found is that the 5speed trans. in the rangers were all the same, or at lest in 92 they were.
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Old 02-17-2016, 11:59 AM
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From what I have found is that the 5speed trans. in the rangers were all the same, or at lest in 92 they were.
Yeah sure, they are the same tranny, but between engines, there are 2 differences.

1. Different gearing, but this does not matter as much as I have seen a 4.0 run a 2.x tranny gears without issue.

2. And this is the big one: the bellhousings are different, a 3.0 housing will not bolt to a 2.3 motor. I have heard that you can swap it but i can not confirm, and have seen no proof.
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Bellhousings are not removable on the 5 speed m5od.
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Old 02-17-2016, 01:45 PM
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Bellhousings are not removable on the 5 speed m5od.
if he keeps on guessing, he will eventually be right.
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Old 05-12-2016, 06:00 AM
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if he keeps on guessing, he will eventually be right.
I may have missed a joke but the m5od is a solid case. No bellhousing to take off. At least in my 96.
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Old 05-12-2016, 09:47 AM
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All m5ods 5 speeds are solid cases from 88-2011.
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Old 05-12-2016, 10:17 AM
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I may have missed a joke but the m5od is a solid case. No bellhousing to take off. At least in my 96.
I wasn't questioning stateranger. It was the other guy who always guesses and posts up incorrect info.
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Old 05-12-2016, 10:22 AM
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I wasn't questioning stateranger. It was the other guy who always guesses and posts up incorrect info.
You mean this guy? Guessing is just retarded and helps no one

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Old 05-12-2016, 10:28 AM
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Old 05-12-2016, 07:54 PM
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I wasn't questioning stateranger. It was the other guy who always guesses and posts up incorrect info.
Well shit my bad. Don't mind my dumb ass comments.
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Old 05-13-2016, 11:36 AM
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Hey, I'm getting recognized! Haha

I'm sorry for when I mess up guys, I am still learning. I like to be helpful and I do realize I make mistakes.

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Old 10-24-2016, 04:44 AM
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Is this the same guy who thinks you can put Taurus sho heads on a stock 3.0 shortblock
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Old 01-05-2017, 12:06 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 to a 2.3 turbo swap?

I want to know if it was possible.......................................... ......... long story short I just went back with stock heads
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