94 ranger street legal engine

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I have a 94 ranger with around 140,00 miles on it. I am thinking about my options on a new or rebuilt engine for it that is street legal. Right now I have a 4.0. Is it worth rebuilding my engine or putting a newer one in or something else? I would also like to have around 250 horses. Any ideas or a name of a shop near brea,placentia anehiem?
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Perry McNeil can swap in a SOHC 4.0l which would be street legal and they have 210 hp stock, so 250 doesn't seem to far off. You can swap in a 5.0, but i think they require too much work to move them back enough. also, check out <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.vanirtech.com>http://www.vanirtech.com</A> they have 4.0ohv and 4.0sohc performance parts.

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I recently rode in a sohc 4.0 and was not impressed. It was an auto but i thought the 50hp difference from the ohv 4.0 whould be huge, it was barely noticable. We have had 2 rangers with 5.0 swaps that were truely smog legal and regestered at the meetings, about 10 that had 5.0 swaps that weren't legal though.

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Rebuild with some head work and and a cam and you will be happy. I know competition makes a cam for it. My girl has the 4.0 SOHC and it is nothing to brag about. If you wnat teh 4.0 SOHC I can get you one with complete wiring and computer for around $1200-1500.

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Ya I'll probably just rebuild it and build it up a little. Anybody know some good shops in north o.c. Also anybody know where I can get a dual friction centerforce clutch and install for a reasonable price. I got a gibson muffler today at 4wheel parts and they quoted around $850 installed (ouch).

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Take that muffler back and get a flowmaster, borla, or spintech...lots cheaper. Check out Hammes Bros. they do our race motor.

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for exhaust work, try fantasy muffler, in buena park...prices are good, and they're cool with prerunner trucks...on western and commonwealth/manchester
 

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steve at fantasy muffler can build you a real nice system for a good price. 714-522-3110 pete

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I guess I worded that a little wrong $850 installed was for the centeforce dual frition cluch. I paid 80 for the muffler and know a shop that will put it on for 30 bucks. So only cost me about 120 for ehaust. I was wondering if anybody knew where I could get that clutch for a decent price installed?

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thats 400 bucks for the install. Buy the clutch and find a local shop to install it for a couple hundred. Also change the slave while they are in there.

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