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Ranger's Manual T-case Swap

I should make this a how to lol.. It will most likely be going in the ranger this weekend.

Here are some pics of the parts i already have:

1. T-case from a 2002 FX4. $250
2. Tail Housing from Ford. Part (#FMC1L5Z7A039-CA) $223.57
3. Bushing for T-case/linkage from Ford (#FMC3L5Z7335AA) $7.19
4. Manual t-case linkage x2. From Junk yard $14. $7 each.

Things to get:

1.FX4 t-case shifter arm.

Here are the pics.

Tcase from 2002 ranger.
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Tail housing from ford w/ bolt bosses.
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Bushing for T-case linkage.
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1 of my 2 t-case linkages. It will need to be modified and the heat cut off and a shifter bolted to it. (see above still need t-case shifter arm)


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Ill should have some pics on the swap this weekend if i remember. If not ill have some after pics lol
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I have lots of hatred toward you right now. HAHA!
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Lucky, i want to do a manual t-case swap.
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^ At least you guys have 4 wheel drive.

Cant wait to see the finished product.
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Lucky, i want to do a manual t-case swap.

You should have one already dont you??? lol
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very nice. so planning on making the tcase shifter work with that stock shift boot and ring?
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very nice. so planning on making the tcase shifter work with that stock shift boot and ring?
That top 3" will be cut off and and i will drill holes for a shifter. Needs to be extended as well as i have a body lift. For the boots i am going to keep looking for one like the red ranger guy has from an early ranger or B2. there are plenty at the yards around here just they are all broke :(



BTW i have fx4 shifter in the ranger now too. No pics though and i couldnt justify spending $60 on the shifter ball either so i got one from Napa, And the boot is someone i got from my uncle. Its real small.

Now i just need to find the rcm cover that came in the manual t-case trucks
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Sweetness... If you need any pics of how the linkage and everything bolts up let me know and i will snap a few pics of mine.
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Sweetness... If you need any pics of how the linkage and everything bolts up let me know and i will snap a few pics of mine.
Definitely!!!! Post them up in this thread!!! I would really appreciate it!!!
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Haha suckers. I just bought mine with a 5speed. Much simpler. lol, j/k j/k . I cant wait to see how this turns out so I can do it on any other ranger I get that is automatic. Good Luck!
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will do, i'll get some pics for you tomorrow
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Haha suckers. I just bought mine with a 5speed. Much simpler. lol, j/k j/k . I cant wait to see how this turns out so I can do it on any other ranger I get that is automatic. Good Luck!
Its easier for you to do it since you can find the extension housing without the OSS hole anywhere. The 2001 and up trucks need that hole so the OSS sensor can go in there. Its a lot harder to find the housing with the hole in it.
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Haha suckers. I just bought mine with a 5speed. Much simpler. lol, j/k j/k . I cant wait to see how this turns out so I can do it on any other ranger I get that is automatic. Good Luck!
You dont have to have an auto to do a manual case swap......
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Haha suckers. I just bought mine with a 5speed. Much simpler. lol, j/k j/k . I cant wait to see how this turns out so I can do it on any other ranger I get that is automatic. Good Luck!

Hmm? my truck is currently a manual. The t-case is currently Automatic(junk)
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going out now to get pics of the fx4 shifter. be back in a min
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Are you a muscian?

What kind of gear do you have?
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Are you a muscian?

What kind of gear do you have?
The two on the right are not mine. The les paul on the left is mine. or was mine. I sold it like a year ago. I lost interest gave my 2 pedals away (crybaby and evh phase 90) I miss them
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^ At least you guys have 4 wheel drive.

Cant wait to see the finished product.


Mine started as 2wd


now is 4wd with a manual transfer case




looking good man, get some work done!!
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Here are some pics of the fx4 shifter. Need to get an fx4 t-case shifter now...

I know it looks like ****, but i could care less.

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And my recruiter gave me a couple cool stickers... I dont like stickers on the outside of vehicles or on windows or bumpers lol
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Whats with the lever, it looks similar to the gear splitter we used to have in one of the work trucks.
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Whats with the lever, it looks similar to the gear splitter we used to have in one of the work trucks.
The switch? I think its fake.
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Whats with the lever, it looks similar to the gear splitter we used to have in one of the work trucks.
Its a high/ low splitter for a semi. It dont work just for looks. I dont see any other for rangers with them lol

FWIW, the splitter reads " Up High, Down Low"
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Its a high/ low splitter for a semi. It dont work just for looks. I dont see any other for rangers with them lol

FWIW, the splitter reads " Up High, Down Low"
I still think you should have a blower connected to it Mad Max style. I'm sure you can use something similar to a A/C compressor magnetic clutch.
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I still think you should have a blower connected to it Mad Max style. I'm sure you can use something similar to a A/C compressor magnetic clutch.
I have the eatan m90 in the garage. Thats going on the ranger some time too lol.
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You should have one already dont you??? lol

I wish, mine came with the little **** on the dash.....

Looks good too!
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