Ford Ranger Cylinder Heads Considerations

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Cylinder heads in the Ford Ranger have been a long time in the making. Ford Motor Company is an American-based international automaker founded by Henry Ford in 1903. Headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, Ford Motor Company (Ford) is the second-largest automaker in the U.S. and one of the top (#5) automakers in the world. Ford is known worldwide for introducing large-scale car manufacturing and industrial workforce management through the use of moving assembly lines.

2019 Ford Ranger

After being out of production in the U.S. for the last eight years, Ford has reopened manufacturing of its Ford Ranger, a mid-size pickup truck, for the 2019 model year. Named after Edsel Ranger, the Ranger was originally introduced in the U.S. in 1983 as Ford’s first compact pickup truck. Capturing Ford’s belief that “freedom of movement drives human progress”, the Ford Tough® Ranger was designed to be a durable and dependable all-terrain pickup truck. The new Ford Ranger comes in three models: the XL, the XLT, and the LARIAT.

In order to provide increased usability, the new Ford Ranger provides best-in-class hauling (1,860-lbs. payload) and towing (Up to 7,500-lbs) potential. The new Ranger’s 2.3L EcoBoost® engines also boasts best-in-class torque rating (310 lb.-ft) and fuel efficiency. The engine is engineered with twin-scroll turbocharger to maximize pulse energy to the turbine wheel. The Ranger’s engine direct-injection system and Auto Start-Stop Technology has worked to earn it the title “Most Fuel Efficient Gas-Powered Midsize Pickup in America”.

Designed for superior off-road capability, the backbone of the 2019 Ranger is made of a fully boxed, steel frame with six crossmembers, steel bumpers, and frame mounted tow hooks. The new Ford Ranger’s all-terrain capabilities and plethora of safety and convenience features are sure to give you all the tools necessary to go anywhere or do anything.

Optimum All-Terrain Performance

In order to provide optimum all-terrain performance, the new Ford Ranger boasts double A-arm independent front suspension with monotube nitrogen gas-pressurized shock absorbers to give more control over rough terrain. The Ranger is also engineered with 2-stage parabolic rear leaf springs for flexible, low-friction axle movement. The Ranger’s F4 Off-Road package includes all the bells and whistles…

    • The Terrain Management SystemTM which allows you to select different driving modes based on terrain (normal, grass, gravel/snow, mud/ruts, sand) to provide optimum traction, drivability and performance.
    • Trail ControlTM which is a cruise control for off-road navigation.
    • All-terrain tires
    • Electronic-locking rear differential
    • Exposed steel front bash plate
    • Undercarriage skid plates

Safety and Convenience Features

    • Ford Co-Pilot 360™ – Driver-assistant technologies designed to increase safety and navigation. Featuring…
      • Lane-Keeping System
      • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System)
      • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
      • Auto High-Beam Headlamps
      • Rear View Camera
    • SYNC® 3 – a voice-activated technology that allows you to connect and control your smartphone. It includes a 8” capacitive center stack touchscreen, voice navigation, two smart-charging USB ports, and Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility.
    • FordPass Connect™ – a G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot that lets you connect up to 10 devices at once.
    • B&O™ Sound System by Bang & Olufsen

2019 Ford Ranger Awards from Motortrend

  • 2019 Lowest Fuel Costs Mid-Size Pickup
  • 2019 Lowest Operating Costs Mid-Size Pickup
  • 2019 SmartChoice Maintenance Costs Mid-Size Pickup

Ford Ranger Cylinder Heads

Ford Ranger cylinder heads protect the engine components and providing the correct vacuum to allow the gas-powered engine to work correct correctly. Heads are are unique to each truck or car’s specific make, model, and application. Leaks or cracks in cylinder heads can cause monumental damage to a truck’s engine. Since vehicles require the correct shape, size, material, and quality to work properly and avoid further engine damage, when you need a new or rebuilt cylinder head, it is important to consult the professionals. In some cases, choosing rebuilt cylinder heads over new Ford Ranger cylinder heads are cheaper. Please contact us to verify or discuss your situation.

Clearwater Cylinder Head Inc. (CCH) is a reputable experienced (over 25 years) dealer. We specialize in providing quality and warranty-backed rebuilt cylinder heads for a variety of vehicles (cars, trucks, boats, etc). With a massive online catalog, you can easily view our inventory of Ford Ranger cylinder heads. The knowledgeable staff at CCH would also be happy to help you choose the cylinder head that is right for your needs. Contact Clearwater Cylinder Head Inc. toll free at 1-800-572-1963.