is it 2 or 4 wheel drive

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Asked by Jul 16, 2009 at 05:16 PM about the 1997 Ford Ranger XL Standard Cab SB

Question type: General

I just purchased a 1997 ranger v6. Does the v6 have rear wheel drive or are they 4wd only if they are v6's.

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it should be rear wheel drive. I have several friends that have the 97 and they are all two wheel drive rear wheel trucks

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V6 rangers were available with both 2wd and 4wd. Look at your front axle, you can tell what it is depending on whether or not you see a differential. If you still aren't sure, post pics

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Wow, ok it will say right inside if you have the option to switch it to 4x4, if there is no 2wd/4wd switch it is not a 4x4, pretty simple. Otherwise yes trucks are rear wheel drive. The engine size has nothing to do with it by the way, you can get 2 or 4 in all 3 engine sizes, why anyone would bother with a 4 cylinder 4x4 i have no idea, but to each their own.

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mine is a 1985 ford ranger 4 wheel drive

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