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Which one

I am new here. I have a '97 Explorer with the 4.0 SOHC, but it may be totaled because of a lady driving while on a cell phone.
Anyhow, I wont get much for it eventhough its in great shape, so I may be looking for a used Ranger. Maybe something around 2000 year model, 4 wheel drive extended cab. For what I can afford it may have some miles on it. So, which is the best v6 for reliabilty and longevity?? The 3.0, 4.0 ohv, 4.0 sohc.
I have 110,000 on my 4.0 sohc and beleive it has a lot left in it. And do either of the 3 engines team up with a better tranny then the other.
Thanks for your help.
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4.0 any........the OHV and the SOHC are great engines......dont get a 3.0 whatever you do, you will regret it....
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the 3.0 is what I have in my truck, with an auto, and even with it being a reg cab short bed, it is seriously lacking in the power and torque department....go with the 4.0 you will be much happier with it
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4.0 is the only way to go....Wow that rhymed, that wasn't intentional.
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whats up with your seats? Leather? Id be interested in getting them from you if that is the case
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