So the new **** has a smaller hole !
What if you take a piece of steel rod about 1” OD drill the hole for the OEM Ranger Shift and machine the other end o fit the New ****.
I know a lot of work but who knows maybe there is an adapter.
OK another thought… This is stretching it, I know but it is possible.
Find a used Hurst Shifter, cut the OEM Shifter about 2” from the base, weld on a piece of Flat stock, sized so the Hurst Shift Handle Position fits your truck/seat/you, and drill a couple of holes and you have a Hurst Shifter with a ⅜” threaded end. Just watch how much steel you add so that it will all fit under what ever Shift Boot you use.
4x4, 5sp, Std Cab, Stepside, E4 Red
4” Lift - Coil-Overs, 6” SkyJacker Leafs - No Blocks (Mistake)
31 Spline FX4 Rear Axle, 4.56s and OX Locker, Hurst Shifter w/Optional Stick and "Made by Grev" alignment adapter