1996 Ford Ranger with a Turbo Windsor V8

1996 Ford Ranger with a turbo Windsor V8

Sam Schlappi built his 1996 Ford Ranger to drag race. The 3,400 lb truck is powered by a turbocharged 410 ci (6.7 L) Windsor V8 that features a S480 turbocharger, C&S blow-thru carburetor, E85 fuel, and 10 psi of boost. Power goes to the 275 drag radials through a C4 three-speed automatic transmission and 8.8-inch … Read more

Ford Ranger with a Supercharged LSA V8 Update

Ford Ranger with a supercharged LSA V8

Earlier this month we shared the Ford Ranger being built to drift by Gardner Mods in Burleigh Heads, Queensland, Australia. Since then they made progress installing DBA X Gold brake rotors, Accusump oil accumulator, and Sparco race seats. They also received the cab back from the painter and are finishing the last bits of the … Read more

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