Quick ? - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource
Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiast!

Go Back   Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource Arrow Ranger-Forums General Forum Arrow General Ford Ranger Discussion

General Ford Ranger Discussion General discussion of the Ford Ranger that does not fit in any other sub-forum.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-02-2016
Thread Starter

I am: greg webb
Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: advance, nc
Vehicle: 2004 ford ranger
Drive Type: 4x2
Engine: 4.0
Posts: 1
Total Props: 0
Quick ?

Will a 4.0 engine from a 2004 ford ranger fit in a 1990 ford ranger that has a 4.o engine in it.
Thank You
Reply With Quote
+ 0 -
Old 03-02-2016
iTrader: (1)
I am: Ron Dean
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Vancouver, BC
Vehicle: 1994 Ford Ranger
Drive Type: 4x4
Engine: 4.0
Posts: 4,759
Total Props: 88
Yes it physically will fit.

Motor mounts and transmissions are the same, but the engines are not
1990-2000 Rangers had 4.0l OHV engine
2001-2012 Rangers had 4.0l SOHC engine
Out side of the motor mount positions and transmission bolt pattern they have nothing else in common

Wiring and computer from 1990 won't work
Exhaust and fuel pump won't either

Not a good swap, possible just not a good swap
Rebuilding current 4.0l OHV or replacing with another 4.0l OHV would be a better swap
Or go all out and put in a 5.0l V8

Last edited by RonD; 03-03-2016 at 09:01 AM.
Reply With Quote
+ 0 -

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
quick question about Brakecleen, need quick answer if possible 93rangerXLT4x4 Auto Detailing 101 15 11-28-2009 09:24 PM
Quick Trans question, need help quick dmathews 2.9L & 3.0L V6 Tech 0 11-15-2009 01:30 PM
quick question real quick dantheman General Ford Ranger Discussion 3 05-16-2009 12:52 AM
Axle Fluid Weight Quick! rngprerunner Drivetrain Tech 3 06-16-2004 08:27 PM
Stock 225/70-15's to 31X10.5SR15 Need Help Quick Gang W1CKY Wheels & Tires Semi-Tech 6 06-08-2004 06:08 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:58 AM.