Ford 3.0

BlaZair

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There is a 93 Ranger XLT Extended Cab 2wd at the private party used car lot on my way home from work. I called the number and an old retired guy was selling it, so I am assuming it hasnt been abused. He said it had a 3.0 in it. Question is: Should I hold out for a 4.0? Is the 3.0 gutless?

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Brian Mapes

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What is it auto or stick? Cuz if it is auto then it is kinda weak, cuz my dad has the 3.0 on his 1999 std. cab and its alright.
 

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If you are laeving it stock then the 3 liter should be fine. I have the 4liter and love it. I always try to get the largest motor offered as a rule of thumb though. If it is gonna see some bigger tires and other mods I would go for the 4 liter.

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I have had both. I traded in the 4.0 for a new truck with a 3.0. I could not get rid of the truck with the 3.0 fast enough. What a disappointment!!

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We've got a '02 extra cab ranger at work with the 3.0 and a auto and it was a dog stock. Now it's on 33's and it can't get outta it's own way!!! But it looks cool so that's all that matters, right!!!

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my friend has a 2000 trailhead std cab w/5 speed , that thing is gutless. hold out for a 4.0 if you plan on running bigger tires. the 3.0 is equivilent to 4 banger power , hardly any more torque.
 

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I had the 3.0 / 5spd in my 92 std cab sorry to say hit the rev limiter all the time trying run that dude...Take it for what it's worth???

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