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Whats the difference between 1994 2.3 dual spark plug and 1988 2.3?

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2008-02-24 01:58:34

The difference is as follows; The 1988 Ford 2.3l came equipped

with; -A cylinder head that housed a single spark plug per

cylinder, and a "D" shaped intake port -A flat tappet camshaft -A

distributor with Ford's TFI ignition system The 1994 Ford 2.3l dual

plug came equipped with; -A cylinder head that housed 2 spark plugs

per cylinder (both fire simultaneously in a typical "wasted spark"

fashion), and a "swirl dam" intake port -A roller camshaft -Coil

packs in place of the distributor, and a crankshaft position sensor

housed inside the crankshaft pulley, commonly known as the "DIS"

ignition system (distributorless ignition system) not to be

confused with fords later "EDIS" system The switchover from single

plug to dual plug 2.3l Fords were as follows; -1988 and older

rangers are single plug -1989-1994 rangers are dual plug (1995-1998

2.3l dual plug rangers differ in many ways from the "early" dual

plug engines) -1990 and older mustangs are single plug -1991-1993

mustangs are dual plug Note; 1989-1994 rangers & 1991-1993

mustangs share an identical engine for all practical purposes.

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