4 cylinder ranger swap to 6 cylinder body

Asked by Mar 18, 2019 at 09:44 PM about the 1997 Ford Ranger

Question type: Car Customization

If I replace a 6 cylinder 97 ford ranger motor with a
4 cylinder is there a wire harness available some
where or what will I need?

1 Answer


Any time you are installing a different size engine, there will be all kinds of problems. Starting with the motor mounts, exhaust system, Engine Control module, wiring harness, emissions, transmission, etc, etc, etc. This will be an expensive project.

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