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2000 Ford range 2.5 4x2 swap in 85 merker 2.3 turbo

Old 10-13-2018
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2000 Ford range 2.5 4x2 swap in 85 merker 2.3 turbo

Iíve got a 2000 ranger and Iím trying to swap a freshly rebuilt 2.3 turbo out of a 85 Merkur what all will I need to complete this swap?? Any ideas where I can find the parts? My ranger has the 5 speed manual, will this transmission fit to the new motor ? Would really appreciate input
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Yes the M5OD-R1 transmission from a 2.5l Lima will bolt to the 2.3l Lima turbo
2.5l and 2.3l Lima engines are EXACTLY the same, 2.5l has different crank and longer connecting rods, and thats all, a stroked 2.3l

Read this article:

You currently have MAF(mass air flow) setup in your vehicles computer so you can use it as is with maybe a fuel injector change

Check Mustang forums, they used the same 2.3l Lima engines, non-turbo, and added turbos, so way more info on those sites
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