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im trying to convert my 96 ranger into 4x4...i know that i can use bronco 2 parts but what i need to know is if the transfer case from the bronco will mount up to the tranny from my ranger......is there anyone who has taken a 2wd ranger and made it a 4x4 if soo let me know what all went into it..
 

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Not to burst your bubble, but it will be a lot less headache just to buy a 4x4. Also, personally if I had a 2wd that I wanted to make 4x4 I would skip the stock suspension part and just put a solid axle up front.

But to answer your questions, the transfer case will not bolt to your current transmission unless you change out the tail section as well. You will also need new driveshafts as well, along with pretty much every front suspension part.
 

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If you have a 2wd and a 4wd both side by side, you can do it. Otherwise you're in for a hell of a headache. The Bronco only uses a Dana 28 front. Basically good enough for a yamaha big bear ATV and nothing bigger. Hahaha. Converting to a solid axle front is actually easier than swapping stock stuff in. I've done both jobs before. I saw an article once on changing a 2wd tranny to a 4wd in a ranger. Basically required full disassembly of the transmission and sapping shafts. If you're comfortable with doing that, then give it a go. Take pictures and writeup what you did to help others.
 

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Unfortunently it's a 2.9L auto with 1979 Bronco axles. Once I get the parts in for my fuel and cooling system, it's going to be a 7.4L (429+0.060)SEFI with a ZF 5-speed/NP205. Should have a bit more grunt than the 2.9 >:?
 

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have fun.

you need to swap the engine crossmembers to bolt up the axles unles you do a solid axle swap
 

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im with the others bro you should just put in your time to do a sas
 
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