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Explorer guy418
04-17-2009, 02:05 AM
hey all i picked up a 1997 ford explorer with no motor in it... i was thinkin about buyin a 1993 parts explorer and i was woundering if the 4.0L from the 1993 year will work in the 1997s.........:confused0006:

04-17-2009, 04:08 AM
no idea but anything is possible [cheers]

04-17-2009, 08:48 AM
the bolt patterns are the same, but the new model came with a SOHC 4.0 where as the 93 will only have had an OHV 4.0. It should work, but I think the computer might pose a problem.

try checking out www.explorerforum.com

04-18-2009, 06:50 AM
and how do u expect to turn 44s with only a lil 4L.. go biggr pussy [f]