Ford Ranger 50 Swap Manual Transmission
Well after reading a few threads along with my desire for manual control i went for the m5r2 swap with my 2001 ranger edge 2000 50 mountaineer donor.
Ford ranger 50 swap manual transmission. Also using some oil. Following in the footsteps of others it was pretty straight forward until it came time to test the clutch. Rather than fix the 40 i have decided to do a 50 swap. I would some day in the perfect universe put a 50l in my x with a manual transmission behind it.
Its up there in miles 207k and recently started losing coolant from the head gasket. Just a quick discussion of what i consider the right way to do a 50 swap into a ford ranger. I want it to be a manual. Stay tuned for next episode which will be coming soon.
I have a 2000 ford ranger 4x4. Also what all bolts straight up and what requires fitting like radiator fans what headers will work speedometerodometer ac lines hydraulic clutch components stuff like that. They did put manual transmissions behind 50l in mustangs though. In explorers with a 50l.
Are there any good links or threads that go in detail about doing a 50 swap from a explorer or mustang to a 94 97. Of course you couldnt get manual trans. In this episode dr. Racing begins our prep work to swap the lifted ford ranger from a 28l v6 engine to a 50l v8 engine from a 1988 bronco.
Ive done some research and talked to a guy thats done a swap back in the 90s and heres what ive come up with as far as the enginetrans. I mean theyre the same basic engine. I have a manual transmission and 2wd. I have a manual transmission and 2wd.
I have removed and installed a few engines and transmissions in my day but this will be my first v8 swap. My 1997 rangers 40 engine has seen better days. And im putting a 302 under the hood. Hey guys new to the forum and looking for some info on a 50 swap with a manual trans.
My main question would be where to and what to get for the transmission. I put this video together after seeing numerous people asking about the swap on both the ranger forums and facebook groups. A manual from a 50 mustang should bolt up behind a explorer 50 right. This isnt a step by step on how to do the swap nor is it 100 complete.