94 ranger mileage

Discussion in '1993 - 1997 Ford Ranger' started by dehcamster, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. dehcamster

    dehcamster New Member

    im looking to buy a ranger with 166k on it. whats the average life expectancy of these trucks engines? i know they can go on for longer, but would this be worth buying?
     
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  3. Brinker88

    Brinker88 Black sheep o' the family

    DRASTICALLY differs by what engine's in it.
     
  4. OP
    dehcamster

    dehcamster New Member

    v6 3.0l
     
  5. EricFi1

    EricFi1 New Member

    the 3.0L v6 has been known to go 500k.
    our fleet uses a combo of 2.3 and 3.0 rangers, and avg miles on these is 270k with poor maintenance.
    I wouldn't worry about longetivity, it'll hold up just fine.
     
  6. Hurley

    Hurley Superultramegalurker

    my last ranger was a 94 with a 3.0 and it went to 250*** before i crashed it. it ran fine till then.
     
  7. KeeblerKeeper8503

    KeeblerKeeper8503 New Member

    My last Ranger had 304K miles on it when I totaled it. It still had the factory brakes on it. I never did anything to that truck but change the oil/filter, change fuel filter and air filter, and rotate the tires.
     
  8. Demon

    Demon I take no prisoners!

    these last forever if u keep up with them
     
  9. JRB

    JRB 1995 4.0 v6

    I have a 95 v6 4.0 and have over 280k miles on it. It's still running pretty well overall. I think you'll be okay for a good while. Providing you take care of it that is.
     
    Last edited: May 29, 2012
  10. El Camino Man

    El Camino Man Thank The Lord For BBFs!

    My 2011 has 7000 miles lol.

    How long do the 4.0 SOHC last? It says not to change the oil for 7500 miles so when I do, its either gonna be Mobil 1 full synthetic or Royal Purple
     
  11. cacher

    cacher New Member

    My 2.3L has 205,000+ on it right now, and runs great.
     
  12. my 2001 has 167k
     
  13. My 4.0 just turned over 139k, haven't had too many engine problems. All depends on what you do to the truck
     
  14. Captured Time

    Captured Time watch this and hold on

    my 2000 is under 96000 and i replaced the heads
     
  15. 93 Ranger

    93 Ranger Semper Fi

    I drive a 93, 4.0L V6, and I have 295K miles and still going strong.
     
  16. racsan

    racsan exceding the limits....

    my '93 has 145,000 on it. still going strong. its well maintained, but i do use it like a truck and i enjoy a little "sporty" driving once in a while.
     

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