You Red It Here: This is One Fast Ranger

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I have great news for y’all…and just a little bit of bad news. I’ll start off with what you want to hear.

The 1988 Ford Ranger GT you see in the video below 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.

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The Oddball Turbo and Fabrication strip ripper tears its way to a sub-eight-second quarter mile at a staggering 175.43 miles per hour. It can even be driven on the street.

Here’s the bad news: That 375-cubic-inch motor under the hood doesn’t have a Blue Oval on it…

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Derek Shiekhi contributes to a variety of Internet Brands’ Auto sites, including J-K Forum , Jaguar Forums, and 5 Series. He's also a member of the Texas Auto Writers Association.

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