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eagleranger60 02-14-2011 05:26 PM

New cam for my 4.0
 
i saw on youtube people that have a "cammed" ford ranger that sound like a V8 i was wandering since i need my engine rebuilt if just by getting a cam i could get that sound?? if not what would i need to do?? and where would i get the parts?? i love my truck just feel that it need that sound to make it top notch. if anybody can help it would b great.

crowdpleazer 02-15-2011 05:01 AM

Re: New cam for my 4.0
 
ive heard some rangers with just a good muffler (flowmaster or something like that) and they sound really good.

a cam is a good bit of work. you need lifters to match it. and it still wont have a great sound without a good muffler and exhaust system

Botta Ranger 02-15-2011 05:27 AM

Re: New cam for my 4.0
 
How much more fuel do you want to burn?

zymmer4 02-15-2011 05:33 AM

Re: New cam for my 4.0
 
If you are rebuilding your engine, and want to Bling the truck to sound like something you saw on TV, go the whole route,,cam ..lifters, 3 angle valve seats..nice injectors, good fuel pump with adjustable pressure..a nice header system with a good SS exhaust system..nice..It will only set you back about $7500..but it will make you happy..if done properly, your fuel mileage would only drop about 20% or so..and ot will sound different..just like TV..:-)


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