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My ford ranger distributor was wired up for a 1991 2.9 and my motor is a 3.0 ...
1991 Ford Ranger

My Ford ranger distributor was wired up for a 1991 2.9 and my motor is a 3.0 ...

(1991 Ford Ranger)
My 91 Ford ranger custom has a 3.0 in it but it always has ran for a while then shut off and not start back til something would cool off I replace the small coil pack and it was not it but I noticed that the distributor was wired up as a 2.9 so I looked up the wire pattern for the cap and I rewired it back to a 3.0 and then got it on a compression stroke and frist cylinder top dead center well at least got the 0 on the harmonic balancer on top and it look like it was in time but what if it set for a 2.9 also and iis making it die and have no power but after I rewired it I set shaft pointing to number one and she fired up And ran smooth for once but when u put it in drive it goes puff puff puff and dies and has no power if u keep taping the gas fast and don't stop u can keep it running if ustop taping the gas it will die it wouldn't even idol before I rewired it unless u taping the gas after I rewired it it got better but did not fix.could it be that the timing set to a 2.9
What seems to make the problem better or worse? After I rewired the distributor
How long have you had this problem? Since we brought it
Tags: timing, distributor, wiring, ford, ranger, timing chain, distributor, wiring, timing chain, distributor, wiring
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on February 27, 2019

Firing order (plug wire placement) for the 2.9 and the 3.0 distributors are identical .. You probably should be concentrating of fuel delivery instead.

Highly recommend seeking *hands-on* assistance from auto repair savvy personnel..
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on February 27, 2019

Firing order (plug wire placement) for the 2.9 and the 3.0 distributors are identical .. You probably should be concentrating of fuel delivery instead.

Highly recommend seeking *hands-on* assistance from auto repair savvy personnel..
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