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Turbo Swapped 1990 Ranger       #: 229
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 Posted: Thu Nov 23rd, 2017 11:29 pm
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Here's my pride and joy. It's a 1990 Ford Ranger, 2WD standard cab. Obviously, there's something going on under the hood though. It's a 2.3, running an IHI turbo with anywhere from 10 to 15lbs. Supplying the fuel are a set of 60lb/hr Siemens Deka injectors and a Walbro GSS340 pump. A set of forged SVO pistons and a ported dual plug head eat the boost up for breakfast, lunch and dinner :D.


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He did post a pic, it couldn't load, was from an outside source.

Motorhead I'll send you a link on how our "gallery" works. :)

In the mean time here is the pic of that tasty little morsel of a ranger:








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thinking maybe this is what green mile needs



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black06xlt wrote: thinking maybe this is what green mile needs

Its a load of fun :cheers

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do you have a parts list of what you used?



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I can list 90% of it off the top of my head.


1995 Ford 2.3 block:
+0.010 Ford forged pistons and rods
Total Seal file fit rings
Clevite rod (+0.010), main (+0.010) and cam bearings 
Port/Polish 1990 dual plug head
Port matched 1990 intake with EGR delete
Ranger steel valve cover with custom breather port
Siemens Deka 60lb/hr high-z injectors
Walbro GSS340 pump (255lph)
1998 Ranger FLH2 computer
Moates Quarterhorse, with Binary Editor software
Custom OBD2 adapter harness (to plug into the old chassis)
2005 Ford slot MAF in a custom 3" housing
Amazon intercooler piping
Saab "viggen" FMIC, modified to fit
Innovate LC-2 Wideband controller with sensor
Harbor Freight boost gauge
Ford "E6" exhaust manifoldFord Thunderbird IHI turbo, with custom oil linesCatch can, no PCVStock clutch, trans and rear end.

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i have a 92 with a 2.3 and have wondering about putting a small turbo on it like one from a thunderbird



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wicked cool!!! 2.3T can make some serious power......like 350-650 hp range depending on the build and boost
Love the FMIC and OBD2 conversion!!!

What transmission??? poor thing, hows it holding up?



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Necroed a 2 year old thread....lol

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