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V8 Turbo 98 Ranger Pre Runner

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1998 Ford Ranger$35,000.00 OBO
For Sale


This Ranger was converted to a 5.3 turbo LS, 4L80E powered Pre Runner.

Back story on this truck. Last dyno tested at just over 600 HP three years ago on 16 lbs of boost and then pushed the motor too far on 22 lbs of boost and well… kapoot! I started over with a "new" LM7, stripped it down and rebuilt it for serious power. Rebuilt the trans while at it and did a number of various other upgrades. Only thing that I haven't done with this truck is linked the rear on it. Aside from that it's built to handle major power beyond the 600 mark spec'ed parts for up to 1,000 if someone want to push it.

I have been calling it the Taco Raptor because it's a Ford more powerful than any Raptor and badged like a Tacoma for kicks, because it's funny!

Video Turbo Spool and fun sounds:$
Video of truck running: (volume up!)

>600hp (built to handle 1,000) Turbo LS Pre Runner
Over 225’ of DOM tube internal (full cage) and external
Full McQueen Fiberglass front, rear sides, and hood with Hotchick hood pins
Full jack mounted on rear
Fire suppression mounted on both rear sides and inside cab

MOTOR/ FUEL SYSTEM/ DRIVETRAIN (less than 75 miles on motor build)
Newly rebuilt LM7 5.3 with GT45 Turbo, currently running on 91 with Holley TerminatorX EFI
706 Heads with new MLS gaskets and ARP head studs
Texas speed pushrods
Recently refinished pistons and gapped rings boost
ARP Harmonic balancing bolt
NGK plugs
COMP Cams 54-000-11 Cam (have paperwork)
LSXacceleration Dual Valve Springs PN 80540K1 (have paperwork)
Siemens Deka 80lb injectors (have paperwork)
Aeromotive A1000 Fuel pump, 100 micron filter and 10 micron filter in line (have paperwork)
Aeromotive fuel rails with pressure gauge and regulator
GT45 Turbo powder coated from Pristine Powder Coatings (hot side is ceramic black)
Tail blowoff valve (see parts list for Holley EFI turbo controller)
Brand new (2022) 32 gal Fuel Cell
Full SS an braded fuel lines, oil lines, trans cooler lines, water lines.
PowerMaster High Torque Starter (have paperwork)
Dirty Dingo pully
MSD 82638 Ignition Coils (have paperwork)
MSD 32819 8.5mm Super Conductor Spark Plug Wire Se (have paperwork)
Cast iron headers and head covers ceramic coated at Pristine Powder Coating
Syclone high speed cooling fan on rear mounted radiator

Built 4l80e with TransGo HD2 (have paperwork)
Just rebuilt, all new seals and bearings – pump inspected and good (have paperwork)
Manual valve body and overdrive on switch
Brand new Circle-D high stall speed (3200) triple disk torque converter (have paperwork)
Full front to rear 3an SS braded brake lines
9” yolk with 189 tooth spline
Spare driveshaft mounted in rear
373 Gears with Posi in Rear
Front King Suspension coil over
BTF Baja A Arms with 2” bump stops
Rear King bypass suspension with 2” bump stop and limiter straps
Method TRUE bead lock Rims
Two rear mounted spare tires
6 NEW General Grabber X3

Kirky driver and passenger seats, covers, lumbar pads
Full Lowrance Baja edition GPS
Sparco removable steering wheel
Sparco window nets
4 point harnesses (5th point in parts box)
Rugged Radios with two headsets
CB Radio
Full cluster built from Autometer gauges: AFR, Tach with programable shift light, MPH/ODO GPS, H2O temp, Oil pressure, Trans temp, Fuel, Volts
BAJA Lowrance GPS and Baja Hood mounted GPS antenna
LED Dome light

4,000 MAH AGM Battery
200W inline fuse and main power switch and relays
All Toggles on individual 20 amp waterproof marine push breakers

Four boxes of additional AN fittings, hoses, spare engine parts, and goodies
Lumbar pads for the Kirky seats
Pro Street line lock for silly hooning burnouts (never installed)
Holley EFI electronic boost controller (never installed)
Additional electrical toggles, switches, and electrical goodies
Pigtail for steering wheel connection 3 buttons
Bucket of LS parts and additional belts, bolts, nuts, parts
10,000 btu heater with wire harness and water hoses (currently uninstalled)
2 -10an hoses for heater and electrical system controls
Bucket of -6, -8, and -10 AN SS lines and hoses

I have paperwork for the Cam, injectors, torque converter, MSD stuff, TerminatorX, and various other item that are installed. This truck has more Lumens than the MOON and more toggles than a C130. I love this truck and have poured hundreds of loving labor hours into it, however priorities are shifting.

Asking $35,000 cash or a trade + cash. Mainly interested in CASH, but would consider firearms and ammo, Miller plasma cutter, Ski Doo or KTM stuff, maybe a camper or RZR. Not looking for another truck. Send me an offer.

Thanks for looking. Let me know if you have questions.

    Pre-Runners   Listing #190474   Posted: Aug 15 Expires: Sep 29