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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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Old 09-10-2007
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My '05 has 24,000. Granted that isn't a lot, but I've heard these motors last a long time. Let's hope so.
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86,200 no problems yet. shoot i drove 1000 miles in the last week

87,500 now
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I just rolled 79,000 on the way into work today. I wonder how long the SOHC 4.0 will last...
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well time to update your sig
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^^Thanks! LOL....
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I just rolled 17,500 miles on mine. Whew.. got a ton on it now.
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99 4x4 s/c with 110k. no ticks, noises at all.

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Billy, Rangers didn't have SOHC 4.0 liters in 99. 2001 was the first year...
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Billy, Rangers didn't have SOHC 4.0 liters in 99. 2001 was the first year...

ahh thanks. i should have known
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Billy, Rangers didn't have SOHC 4.0 liters in 99. 2001 was the first year...

btw, what is up with amsoil. the truck i have has only had motorcraft since day one. no leaks nodda. the only thing i have done is the cruise recall and the iac valve.
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I've got 120,000 on my '99 OHV and it's been a decent engine.

Thus far, I've replaced the following:
-upper intake gasket
-IAC valve
-tensioner
-(soon the lower intake gasket)

I haven't sunk a whole lot of money into keeping this thing running. It's never left me stranded (not counting getting stuck in the mud!), and it has respectable power. Even mileage is fair with proper gearing.

The 4.0s are better than the 5R55E transmissions bolted to them if you ask me...
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btw, what is up with amsoil. the truck i have has only had motorcraft since day one. no leaks nodda. the only thing i have done is the cruise recall and the iac valve.
You mean in my sig? Some people on here think that it is a waste of money and will ruin your engine (I know otherwise). So I update my miles monthly to show that my truck still runs and performs fine with amsoil...
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i have a 99 ranger 3.0 173,000 miles and the only thing i had done was flushed all the fuel lines in the motor and rund perfect now cost about 100
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My 2004 has 23000 miles, the engine runs perfect. But I have the feeling the tranny isnt built for the long haul. . It just doenst seem to shift very smooth for only 23000 miles. Unless the trany in our Rangers arent exaclty the smoothest tranny they made.....I dont know. I traded in an 02 tacoma on this Ranger, sometiemes I wonder if I made a mistake?......
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You mean in my sig? Some people on here think that it is a waste of money and will ruin your engine (I know otherwise). So I update my miles monthly to show that my truck still runs and performs fine with amsoil...
well i ran royal purple in my 94 cobra for years. the problem i had was a few leaks here and there. i started at about 24ooo miles and by 60k it leaked but not bad around the rear main and stuff. i am just afraid to add it now and have problems down the road. whatcha think? i am a syn fan but....
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'93 STX w/ 5 speed. 142xxx running Mobil 1 synthetic. Drives like a champ.
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I got 160,000 on mine and it still has alot of pep in it. I'm going to be to going to the drag strip this summer to see what kind of numbers it can put up. Ya the 4.0L engines are great as long as you keep up with maintenance and all you'll be fine. I'm in the process of replacing all my fluids, that will def. help it run stronger longer.

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53,000 on mine, and runs like new....LOL.
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Mine is a '01 4.0L with 200k and it still runs very strong, it doesn't burn oil or anything, no issues at all
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187,000 on mine, and most of you know where it is right now.

I am impressed, though. The damn thing ran on 4 dead cylinders.
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ive got 90k on mine....bought it with 69k, hte guy beat the absolute **** out of it....it still runs like new
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My buddys had about 220,000 on his 92 and he beat the living **** out of it didnt take care of it or anything either finally blew up cause you had to hit the rev limiter to get it to shift into gear heres a pic of it.
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~49,000 miles on my '99
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