Tag: Drag Racing

This Ford Ranger Proves Big Power Can Come in Small Packages

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Think of the last time you bit into a blazing hot pepper. It was small, but it packed a lot of heat, didn’t it? So does the Ford Ranger you see here.

  Comments | By - June 24, 2015

You Red It Here: This is One Fast Ranger

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The 1988 Ford Ranger GT you see in the video here packs a V8 attached to a massive, 94-millimeter turbo. That combination is set up to pump out around 1,600 horsepower, but it can be dialed in to produce as much as 2,000.

  Comments | By - November 20, 2014

This Lightning Strikes With the Power of 950 Turbocharged Horses

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Lightning, whether it’s the kind that bolts down from the clouds or the automotive type that Ford stopped building a decade ago, is fast. The type that brightens the sky can hit you in a split second. The Blue Oval variety doesn’t flash across the quarter-mile mark quite that quickly, but it’s still a force of nature.

  Comments | By - November 19, 2014

This Ranger is a Danger at the Drag Strip

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Back in high school, I heard that some people put 5.0s into old Ford Rangers for drag racing. I had forgotten about that highly effective way of making a fast-ass truck until now. Apparently, Krista Elyse has known about such a performance enhancement for a while. However, she went beyond five liters. Her Ranger packs […] More »

  Comments | By - August 14, 2014

MPT Performance Ecoboosted Runs 12-Second 1/4

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According to MPT Performance, this is the fastest EcoBoost F-150 in the world. Whether or not you think that’s true, depends on the EcoBoost trucks you’ve seen. For me though, this is the fastest 3.6-liter EcoBoost truck I’ve seen yet.

  Comments | By - February 5, 2014