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Old 12-23-2010, 08:35 AM
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tboltintro.jpg I saw one of these yesterday and had no idea there was such a thing. It looked amazing. It would be a lot nicer if they would do like dodge does with the dakota and have a V8 package, with a 5.0 or 5.4. Anyways has anyone ever seen one of these before?
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Old 12-23-2010, 08:42 AM
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Your way behind man. Its a gussied up xlt 2wd. Not the prettiest things in the worls
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Old 12-23-2010, 08:45 AM
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I see one driving around here pretty regular. It looks exactly like the one in the pic.
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Old 12-23-2010, 08:59 AM
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There was a Ranger with the 5.4. It was basically a Ranger Lightning. Wasn't available to the public though. I think it was a one-off.

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Old 12-23-2010, 10:19 AM
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Thats awesome. I wish they would come out with one with a 5.4.

The one I saw yesterday didn't look too bad. It had a few different mods than it came with from the factory.
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Old 12-23-2010, 10:23 AM
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Not the prettiest things in the world
X2 I think its UGLY. Looks like a plastic toy.
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Old 12-23-2010, 10:45 AM
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^^^That's the Ranger Lightning Bolt, a one of a kind SVT project.

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The Ranger Thunderbolt was built by SLP in 2002 and 2003 model years as a limited production Ranger conversion. It is based off a 2WD XLT with either a 3.0 or 4.0. All had a body styling kit plus other available options like a handling package, other styling add-ons, tire/wheel upgrades and minor breathing mods for the engine. The post production conversion was completed in Kentucky by SLP but sold through Ford dealers as a new truck with a full Ford warranty.

http://www.pickuptrucks.com/html/sto...underbolt.html
http://www.pickuptrucks.com/html/sto...rbolt2003.html



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Old 12-23-2010, 11:14 AM
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My intake came off of one of those lol
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Old 12-23-2010, 11:17 AM
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^I looked it up on that website before I posted the thread. All it is is a body kit, decals, and cold air intake. I just thought the one I saw with H.I.D.'s and the billet grill looked good. It wasn't as bad as those pics. I just wish they would take ones like that ranger lightning and release it to the public. That will probably never happen.

My 3 favorite trucks will probably never happen either. I wish they would make a Ranger Lightning, Ranger Raptor, and I wish Chevrolet would come back out with the two door Tahoe. Before I get hounded, I had a '99 two door Tahoe and loved it. It looked good, was 4wd, and had more than enough power. I love both Chevy and Ford. I think they both have their pros and cons. It is just a Chevy I really love. I also found a pic of what a new one would look like.

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Old 12-23-2010, 11:18 AM
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And the one I saw didn't have that retarded lightning bolt down it's side.
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Old 12-23-2010, 03:14 PM
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There was a Ranger with the 5.4. It was basically a Ranger Lightning. Wasn't available to the public though. I think it was a one-off.

Here's some pics...



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Old 12-23-2010, 03:20 PM
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My exhaust system is from one
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Old 12-23-2010, 04:01 PM
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There was a Ranger with the 5.4. It was basically a Ranger Lightning. Wasn't available to the public though. I think it was a one-off.

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That is pure sex
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Old 12-23-2010, 09:05 PM
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There was a Ranger with the 5.4. It was basically a Ranger Lightning. Wasn't available to the public though. I think it was a one-off.

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Old 12-23-2010, 09:11 PM
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Looks pretty dam cool. I like the rims it has on it. And the 5.4 is damn sexy.
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