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#1 Datsun#1

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 08:13 AM

So I have an extra engine from a 280z. Everything is there. I also have a Ford ranger body the is in decent shape. Thinking of putting a Z engine in it. The stock 4cy in the ranger puts out a lowsy 98hp new so I'm thinking with the Z engine it should have a lot more get up and go.has anyone done this before? I've searched but can't seem to find anything.

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 04:06 PM

Lol.. I'm pretty sure you'll be the first. If you got the money you can make any engine fit in any vehicle.

#3 skirkland1980

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 07:42 PM

I've seen a 4 cyl ranger engine in a z. But not vice versa.
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#4 83maxattack

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Posted 07 April 2017 - 05:22 PM

So what are your thoughts. Are you still going to try this?






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