Ford Ranger with a Supercharged LSA V8

Ford Ranger with a supercharged LSA V8

Gardner Mods wanted to convert their Ford Ranger into a drift machine so they sent it to Kay’s Fabrication in Burleigh Heads, Queensland, Australia. There the company installed a supercharged 6.2 L LSA V8, TR6060 six-speed manual transmission, and 4-link rear suspension over the Ford 9-inch rear end. They also installed a fuel cell, increased … Read more

1988 Ford Ranger with a RB20DET

1988 Ford Ranger with a RB20DET

Jesse Davis took the engine from a 1988 Ford Ranger to use in another project. After that the truck sat for a year until he made a deal with a good friend to buy it but only if Jesse swapped a non-factory motor in it. The group decided to buy a Nissan RB20DET and factory … Read more

Ford Ranger With Supercharged Toyota V8

Travis Doherty‚Äôs Ford Ranger desert truck runs a Toyota 1UZ-FE engine from a 1990 Lexus LS400. When Travis needed more power he turned to NS Fabrication. Because of space limitations and low-end torque requirement, they decided to go with a Eaton M122 supercharger from a Shelby GT500. The engine was kept mostly stock except a … Read more

1983 Ford Ranger with a Twin-turbo 427 Windsor

Eric Olson has been racing his 1983 Ford Ranger for many years. Over that time he has slowly upgraded the truck while lowering his quarter-mile times. The Ranger currently runs a 427 ci Windsor V8 with Trick Flow heads, C+S blow through carb, Ford 9″ rearend, and rear leaf suspension. The engine is fed by … Read more

Project Rolling Thunder

Spike’s Trucks has a series of shows dedicated to swapping a Ford 4.6 L V8 into a 2001 Ranger. It appears they are using a Mazda B-series truck but both should be identical. They are going for a mini version of the Ford Lightning. The show airs on Saturday and Sunday Noon E/P (United States). … Read more