2005 2.3L Ranger modding? - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource


DOHC - 2.3L Duratec / Mazda L Engines Discussions and Topics specific to the Duratec 4 cylinder engines

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 09-19-2006
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: greeneville, tn
Posts: 31
2005 2.3L Ranger modding?

Hi, does anyone know what I can do to sup up my 2005 2.3L 4cyl. Ranger that's worth the money? I've only added a Flowmaster muffler and that's it. Please reply...

Thanks, Rob
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-19-2006
FoRdMaNiAc11's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: KY
Posts: 101
hey there.. I have a 1993 ranger with the same engine and a couple of my friends go to northwestern university and say a bunch of guys up there have turbo kits on theirs and asked them if it was worth it and all said and I quote "HELL YEAH" lol hope this helps ya on deciding something!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-19-2006
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: College Station
Posts: 2,781
It is not the same engine, There are differences,, but ofcourse anything is possible with enough money and time such as the turbo,,

You can get it tuned..

K&N intakes

THOUGH im not sure exactly what changed between the 01-03 2.3Ls and the 04s+

The BAMA TUNER is worth the money,,
The K&N INTAKE is almost worth the money,, I personaly did not notice any difference besides the cool wooshing sound as it sucks in air at high rpms but it does look sweet,,

Last edited by FX2.3; 09-19-2006 at 11:14 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-20-2006
jammastaj's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Lilburn, GA
Posts: 19
does anyone know of a turbo or supercharger kit for the 2006 2.3L ?
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-20-2006
telemaster1952's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Dover, Deleware
Posts: 3,481
i think it has to me custom made.

i have a 2.3 turbo from a early 90s cougar if you wanna come get it
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-21-2006
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: MI, U.S.A.
Posts: 322
For a '05 I would recommend switching to all synthetic lubricants, electric fan, K/N FIPK intake, cat back exhaust(that it looks like you already have) and a bama tuner. That will pretty much give you the most performance and best mpg without spending major $$$.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2005 Rangers lights on 2005 Mazda B3000 Fordsarebadass4 General Ford Ranger Discussion 7 02-25-2013 02:11 PM
2005 3.0 5R55E to 2005 4.0 5r55e Ftirish86 Drivetrain Tech 2 10-18-2011 11:44 PM
The difference between a 2005 4.0L Mustang engine and a 2005 4.0L Ranger engine. BlackRanger04 4.0L OHV & SOHC V6 Tech 15 11-21-2010 05:56 AM
Modding cruise control to a non cruise Ranger 2001fordranger General Technical & Electrical 1 07-29-2009 11:58 PM
Modding will be on hold for good Sonic04Edge General Ford Ranger Discussion 39 11-13-2004 12:27 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 Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:31 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.