My old Turbo Ranger
|I no longer own this truck.
Here are the specs as I sold it:
1989 Ranger standard cab short box 2wd.
Youtube videos of Ranger
Engine bay: (click
NPR front mount intercooler
More 2008 pictures here
In 2008 I found another bed in white with dual gas doors.
The wheels are custom built by TruDesign Wheel Inc. in Broomfield Colorado. The fronts are 15X7" rims shells with the 94-97 14" rim centers, back spacing is 4.75" The rears are 15X8" with a 5.375" backspacing.
|I switched over
to E85 in 2007. I also made some dyno pulls with a two different cams,
the Ranger Roller and the Engle roller. At 13psi (fuel injector
limited, CFI 46#) I made back to back dyno pulls,
the dyno sheet is here. Suprisingly
the Ranger roller made only 7hp less than the Engle roller and it made
15lb.ft. more torque overall.
I installed slightly larger fuel injectors (CFI 52#) and was able to turn up the boost to 18psi with the Engle roller which resulted in 325hp, see the dyno sheet here.
|I rebuilt the engine and most of the wiring harness in 2005. I also switched back to DIS ignition and finished up the NPR intercooler install. Pictures of the rebuild here.|
In 2002, I found a clean and straight bed for the truck that had two gas doors. This allowed me to use the stock gas door and not have the filler sticking out of the bed.
I purchased these Cobra Rs from a local guy, they fit! I have not
been able to get them to rub either! More pictures
with Cobra Rs.
I removed the bed to inspect the rear fuel tank and new exhaust, pictures here. At some point before I purchased the Ranger, the midship tank was removed and a 83-88 Ranger rear fuel tank was installed with the stock bed. The fuel filler solution was to cut a hole in the bed. The gas fuel level sender was also incorrect, a full tank read Empty on the gauge and an empty tank was just about half on the gauge.
|1999, Original purchase
Pictures of the truck before I purchased it.