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Old 05-05-2010
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just found this out

i was looking around on the internet today and bam! i came across a 1985 ford ranger diesel, i guess they put them in the ranger when ford started the model, does anybody know anything about these engines, good?, bad?, i want to get one but idk.
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they are rare and way underpowered a guy i worked with had one a few years back he had alot of trouble finding parts for the motor i think it was an optional motor for the b2s also but im not sure
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Swap it with a newer oilburner
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Old 05-06-2010
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YouTube - 1984 Ford Ranger perkins power


yea i was just browsing and found this on youtube
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I've seen a few diesel Rangers running around my area. There is one that has a flatbed on it and stacks. Its rather unimpressive.
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i would just want it to fix up bc its more of a classic now
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The 85 should have the 2.3l Turbo model in it. I have one and it has good power and a lot of torque, will pull anything, runs out good.
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i would trade the wife for a diesel ranger.... diesel period. been looking at some of the volvo and cummins engines we have around school and they all would fit nicely in place of my 4L.
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4bt cummins would be sick!
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Old 05-07-2010
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the cummins terror ranger has a 4bt in it, and theres a black one on youtube with a 5.9!!
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those 4bt's are sick motors, it is actually going to hold a few world records in a couple months...
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i would give my left ball for one of those diesel rangers. they are hard to find
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yea tell me about it ^^^
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