Ford Ranger Diesel Conversions

Since 2002, Diesel Toys has been performing turn-key installations of modern, computer controlled factory Toyota turbo diesel powerplants. Since day one, we have had customers asking about the Ford Ranger platform. Well, we have now officially rolled out our new conversion packages for the 2001-2011 Ford Rangers. These engines are amazing! There are two engines that we utilize; the 2.5 liter and the 3.0 liter. Both engines are Ford-designed, 4 cylinder common rail turbo diesels. It is our unique level of experience and attention to detail that makes us the industry leaders for diesel conversions in the USA. At Diesel Toys, we only use OEM-designed passenger car diesel engines that are chassis-specific to your vehicle. Take a look at our site to determine if a conversion is right for you.


Ford Ranger Engine Options




**The diesel conversion process does not require *nor include* converting your vehicle from 2WD to 4WD. Converting your 2WD or Prerunner to 4WD CAN be performed during the diesel conversion process at additional expense. For more information, please contact our sales department**


New or Used Engines?


Many JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) importers purchase engines by the oceanic freight container load. Since there’s no way to verify the mileage or history of these engines, they are dirt cheap. The problem is they almost ALWAYS have some sort of mechanical issue and are never complete enough to have everything one would need for a successful conversion. Many times, any real cost savings are lost repairing the engines for re-installation. At Diesel Toys, we NEVER purchase “salvage” or “unknown condition” engines. We also handle our own importation so we don’t use JDM importers. This position makes us unique since we are actually the ones installing and servicing the power-trains we’re importing. We feel it is in everyone’s best interest to purchase the most trouble-free vehicle we can. Regarding NEW engines, we often have customers concerned about longevity of a used power-train. While new engines are technically available, they are extremely cost-prohibitive. One could purchase 4 to 5 complete used engine sets for the cost of a single new one.  Since most of the power-trains we purchase have less than 40,000 miles on them, they will provide years of trouble-free service.



What’s included with an installation?


 We perform conversions as a turn-key package. This means all parts, accessories, wiring, and installation are included in the price. All conversions have full factory gauge functionality and factory air conditioning (if applicable). Our conversion services are completely factory in appearance and function. This means that they wont “look” like a conversion when we’re finished. Our focus is on quality of experience and craftsmanship. We try to make the experience as hassle-free as possible. Handling and the sale of the original gas power-train will be done by the customer. We can assist in shipping the original gas engine for our customers at their expense.

Please note: Some conversions may require additional parts which are NOT included in the pricing listed above.


Maintenance items


All diesel powertrains purchased are used, low-mileage, and in excellent mechanical condition. However, we always replace a few maintenance items once we get them in the shop. This is considered “cheap insurance” and will protect your investment from possible engine failure. Our timing belt kit consists of all Genuine OEM parts and includes: timing belt, water pump, front/rear main oil seal, cam seal, and valve cover gasket.


Vehicle Shipping


You can ship your vehicle by using a vehicle shipping company. There are several to choose from and rates are normally very affordable. For you Northerners out there, we can also supply you with a nice rust-free vehicle purchased locally. The conversion process takes 3-4 weeks on average. Once the conversion has been performed, we will contact you and you can make arrangements to pick the vehicle up or we can assist you in having it shipped.

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