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4.0L OHV & SOHC V6 Tech General discussion of 4.0L OHV and SOHC V6 Ford Ranger engines.

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1998 4.0 replacement

Hi, Im a pride owner of a 1998 4.0 Extreme. I lost my engine.. not easy to find around here. Could I use a 2002 Explorer engine as a drop in replacement.. I dont want to change anything on it.
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They are different motors. You should have a 4.0 OHV and the 02 explorer has a 4.0 SOHC. Not a direct replacement but can be done.

Link to somebody that has done it.
https://www.ranger-forums.com/f33/4-...0l-sohc-93309/
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yup yup thats me go ahead and do it man ill help with ?'s if you want. it pretty much is a direct replacement except for some wiring like the pats system and such.
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4.0 ohv

Thanks for all your help. found a direct replacement im working on it. will get back if i have any problems.
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replacement ohv or sohc?
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OHV THE SAME ONE
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