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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-31-07, 10:57 AM Thread Starter
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Ranger v8 conversion

I have a 99 ford ranger short bed stepside single cab with the 2.5 4 banger and 5 speed transmission i am about to put a 302 in it, has anyone else done this or done a 302 because im not real sure on the setup i want to do it is going to be used for street/strip, im going to run nitrous and its going to be carb. i dont want a real gas hog looking for 12-15 miles on the highway but im going to get two carbs one for casual and one for the track so if anybody has any suggestions please let me know
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thank you very helpful
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thats going to be alot of cutting of the fire wall even on a v6 ranger u still need to cut the firewall and the drive shaft. the rewelding of the engine mounts in the engine bay. Its alot of work.

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no cutting generally needed. some welding and the radiator gets a relocate
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u can not fit a V8 even if u relocate the radiator u still need about another 6 to 8 in it fit the engine and the mounts have to be remounted

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yes you can it helps to cut fire wall some times but in this thread a guy is dropping a 460 cubic inch engine with no firewall cutting may be drilling but all in all its the same shape. he did notch the heater duct.460 ranger<------link there
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