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87 Ford Ranger GT (DD and Cam-T Autocross Racer)

JimO

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Ford Ranger GT
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Retired engineer with too much time on my hands, lol. Completed tube chassis with a 2017 3.7 mustang drivetrain swap.
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superj

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2004
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ranger edge
Engine Type
3.0 V6
Engine Size
3 liters of tire smoking power
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Manual
2WD / 4WD
2WD
Total Lift
none
Total Drop
none
Tire Size
235s
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Grew up in the 70s, 80s, and 90s
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Ranger850

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Born with a 3.0, looking for a donor V8
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Manual
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2WD
Total Lift
Stock 2"
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Stock
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Doing things wrong, until I get it right.
Build thread? please?
 

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2.3 EcoBoost
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2.3
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Automatic
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4WD
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2.5" level
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275/65/18
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Mmmmmmm IRS
 

JimO

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I will post pictures of the forms and final composite pieces.
 

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JimO

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I am working on electric power steering currently and using a 2014 Toyota corolla unit.
I'll post pictures soon.
 

Ranger850

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I am working on electric power steering currently and using a 2014 Toyota corolla unit.
I'll post pictures soon.
Not sure How far along you are on tis, BUT the Volvo EPAS (Electronic Power Assist Steering) system has already been applied to Rangers.

 
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JimO

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Not sure How far along you are on tis, BUT the Volvo EPAS (Electronic Power Assist Steering) system has already been applied to Rangers.

Hi, thanks for your reply.
I'm going straight electric power steering with the power unit mounted under the dash and a flaming river manual quick ratio rack.
I'll post pictures soon.
 

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