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v8 in 1989 ranger

hi my name is rob, and i have an 89' ranger.now a buddy of mine has a carb. 302 from a old f150. just wondering what it would all take to maybe do a little swappy swap.theres a 2.3l five speed in er' right now, so any input is greatly appreciated.thanx!!!
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not the same year but it might help https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...ad.php?t=44326
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This is a well established swap that uses mostly factory parts and there is aftermarket support for the rest. The best way to start is to do some reading.

97 and earlier V8 swap links:

http://www.jamesduff.com/broncoII/v8conversion.html
http://www.harwoodperformance.bizland.com/
http://72.20.96.178/commerce/ccc1010...-bronco-ii.htm
http://www.rangerpowersports.com/for...play.php?f=159
http://www.v8-ranger.com/
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yeah i really appreciate your guys help. if you find any more info let me know. thanx!!!
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yep guys, i just purchased another 89 ranger (parts truck) and a carb 302 and a t-5 for a hundred bucks!!!! now the t-5 came out of a 89-93 four banger mustang.i know that i'll prolly have to rebuild it to withstand v-8 power, and also buy a bell housing for her to.so if any body has some parts that r just layin around let me know.i'll buy em'. thanx!!
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