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Hello to ALL !!!!!!!!!!
My name is George
I drive a 1995 Ford Ranger XLT as my Daily Driver.
My Weekend toy is known as " WHITE POWER " 10 sec Street / Strip / Show 1991 Mustang LX
Here are some pics of my Ranger
As i got it from the junkyard with a blown motor / No interior except the dash and sterring wheel.


This was after paint and another motor with 70k on the clock / Suspension / Wheels & Tires



This was after the FINAL paint job







My truck has a 2.3L with a 5 Speed.
Who here has done a 3.0 or 4.0L with a Automatic Swap ????
I am either going to do the swap,or sell the vehicle.
Thanks for your time
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Oh men, thats a sweet ride... you bring it back to life !! Very nice job ! Looks even better that my 2010 4 banger.

Congrats.
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Welcome to RF!!

Nice truck. Instead of a 3.0 or 4.0l swap, have you given a 5.0 swap any thought?

Also, got any pictures of the mustang?
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Thank You fitsector

Taylor,i just threw out (4) 302 shortblocks and (1) 302 long block from my shop.
I just want a OEM motor and Automatic tranny.
I thought about doing the 302 swap MANY times !!!!
My weekend car eats ENUFF GAS !!!!!!!!! LMAO !!!!!!!!
I drive alot and my 2.3L high mileage motor is starting to DRINK gas,plus i want to be able to possible tow my car on a open trailor.
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Oh man. You should have put the blocks up for sale.

(I might have wanted one)
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Oh man. You should have put the blocks up for sale.

(I might have wanted one)
I tried,i called local machine shops and crigslist and Mustang forums
I gave them to my metal scrap dude.
I just WANTED them out of my shop
Do you know anyone on here who has done the swap?
I have also been checking out = www.ridesafely.com to find a donor
Any other good sites ???

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i want to be able to possible tow my car on a open trailor.
If your are gonna tow with it, then you might as well swap in a 4.0. A 3.0 wont be too bad, but best to have the little extra power. A 4.0 SOHC would be even better.

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Do you know anyone on here who has done the swap?
Do you mean the 3 or 4.0 swap? Or the 5.0?

I know of only a couple who have done a 4.0 swap. If I were you, I would pm Bob. His username is rwenzing. He would be able to help you out.
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If your are gonna tow with it, then you might as well swap in a 4.0. A 3.0 wont be too bad, but best to have the little extra power. A 4.0 SOHC would be even better.



Do you mean the 3 or 4.0 swap? Or the 5.0?

I know of only a couple who have done a 4.0 swap. If I were you, I would pm Bob. His username is rwenzing. He would be able to help you out.
THANK YOU !!!!! I want to do the 4.0 swap
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Do it man. Just let us know when you do.

And post lots of pictures.
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I want a 302 :(
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I want a 302 :(
your open 7.5 with 3.73s and 35's will not handle the power exerted from a 302

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Welcome to the site... that's a good looking truck!
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I want a 302 :(
You couldve had a free block lol.

Would you do the swap if you could?
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Hey Flames, welcome to Ranger-Forums.com

Make sure to check out RFs picture gallery here
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You couldve had a free block lol.

Would you do the swap if you could?
IDK, I constantly am back and forth about doing it. The main thing is just I don't know if I really want to put the time/money into it because I want to get rid of the truck and get a GTO when I've got the money. I wouldn't be putting a stock 302 in the truck, so that's more money in parts too. I couldn't really do the swap in my driveway either because my neighborhood wouldn't be too pleased to see that.
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Thanks for the Welcome !!!!!
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Welcome to RF!!

Nice truck. Instead of a 3.0 or 4.0l swap, have you given a 5.0 swap any thought?

Also, got any pictures of the mustang?
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New wing installed after these pics

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^Wow thats awesome.
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^Wow thats awesome.
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Looks fat, bad, and fast ! I love it. any plans in the future for another paint job?
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Looks fat, bad, and fast ! I love it. any plans in the future for another paint job?
Another paint job ???? No,car was painted 3 years ago.
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