Originally Posted by daleader
I am a newbie with a 95 Ranger w. four banger and a 5 spd, 2 WD. I have thought about the swap of a 5.0 v8. Have been reading these threads of the Explorer engine and have a stupid question. Why couldn't one swap a Mustang 5.0 with 5 spd and electronics in Ranger, as compared to an Explorer? Did you consider this?
you can, people do it nearly as often, however, most 302s in mustangs tend to be treated 'decently' and therefore stay with the car. Most folks with expos use them as a DD and then sell them for cheap because, lets face it, its an expo.