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Old 05-15-2006, 05:11 PM
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powerdog.....did the tranny bolt right up?, was there any problem with the extra power to the tranny?
Yea I am using the stock block and the stock 5spd tranny. Holds up very well to the HP I think it will be ok up till 450HP.
how do you install a bypass valve on a turbo ranger?
I am using a RFL BOV I put it real close to the TB after the intercooler. I checked with a wide band o2 sensor and I don't have a prob with it going ritch when it opens. They only open for a short time, I was going to use a bypass valve but after the BOV worked ok with no probs I am going to stay with it.

The RFL is very loud, right now when it opens after boosting 25psi you can hear it very well a 1/4 mi away.

Here are some videos I got last sat 5/13/06 at a ranger meet in OH.

They are at the botom on the right of this link.
03 6.0L Powerstroke 4X4 ex cab SB.

98 ranger. 2.5L turbocharged. Boosting to 25 PSI.
Best E/T 13.5 Best trap speed 106.2 on stock head & cam
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