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Hi Guys! I've been a Ranger owner almost every year since I was 20 years old. I'm now pushing 40, so there have been a few that have come and gone. First was an 83 4x2 that I swapped to a '70 302 from a Ranchero with a C4 behind it back in '90. A few years later, I swapped a 302 into an 84 Bronco II 4x4 using a copied Advance Adapters plate to use the F150 bellhousing on the Tokyo Kogyo? 4 speed.

After that, I stuck with stockers, usually only buying 3.0L rather than the 2.3L. Anyway, I'm looking to do another 5.0L swap, but this time into my 2000 Ranger 4x2 and I want to use the BW/Tremec T5 because I'm heavily into the 87-93 Mustangs and always have the stuff laying around. My buddy and I have a website with all our parts on it (should say most of them). I always miss a few parts.

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Looking forward to getting any info I can regarding this swap.....
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Get some pics of the rangers up!!
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Sadly, I was a broke jackass back then, so I only have one pic of the 83 4x2 and none of the engine bay if you can believe that!
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I can supply all kinds of 87-93 Mustang pics though as that's what I been heavily into the last 10 years. The Rangers have been my daily drivers/workhorses, but now it's time for it them to PLAY!
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welcome theres quite a few of you guys from the valley
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Welcome to the site.. got any extra rear brake lines laying around? Looking into swapping my drums to mustang disc brakes and my only set back is trying to figure out how id like to run my brake lines in the rear. Im from phoenix by the way and have a 5.0 in my 2000 ford ranger 4x4!!!
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Welcome Byron!
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welcome to another az member
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welcome to R-F, Byron!
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Welcome to the site.. got any extra rear brake lines laying around? Looking into swapping my drums to mustang disc brakes and my only set back is trying to figure out how id like to run my brake lines in the rear. Im from phoenix by the way and have a 5.0 in my 2000 ford ranger 4x4!!!
Currently no brake lines from SN95 rears, but when I converted my 89 SSP Mustang to SN95 disc rear setup, I used the drum brake steel lines, put an "s" bend in them at the outer ends of the housing, cut the flare off, slid on the proper nut and re-double flared the end. Viola! Just like the factory setup. Another option is Napa sells steel lines now that you can bend all crazy, but virtually never kink and they're fully flare-able, so you can adapt them to almost any situation. I can get you some shots of my Mustang's rear end if you'd like for reference. It's a different car than mentioned above, but with the same SN95 setup.
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Welcome man. I'm down in Tucson. I'm interested in that rear brake line as well.
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