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Old 04-15-2011, 07:48 PM
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Does anyone else have 2002 or 2003 ranger thunderbolt? I have owned mine since spring of '04 and still cannot find out how many were produced.I know that SLP out of Livonia,MI did the conversion but they went bust with no forwarding info.
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Old 04-15-2011, 08:08 PM
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WOW! Ive never even heard of these. At first I thought it was the Ranger Lightning Bolt.

Dont know about your question but heres some info

http://www.therangerstation.com/reso...hunderbolt.htm
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Old 04-15-2011, 08:29 PM
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Those are uber rare here. There's one near my place, looks real nice but doesn't have the huge back wing and non-functional hood scoop, all in electric metallic blue.

Shame they didn't give it more power.
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Old 04-15-2011, 08:35 PM
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this guy lives by me i just found out and the truck has a 5.0 mildly worked. thease trucks are superdupr rare like super
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Old 04-15-2011, 08:41 PM
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Ive known about these but ive never seen one
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Old 04-15-2011, 08:47 PM
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i thought it was done in Kentucky?

and they come 222hp stock, thats pretty impressive!
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Old 04-15-2011, 09:10 PM
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i thought it was done in Kentucky?

and they come 222hp stock, thats pretty impressive!
2k for 7hp. Expensive, don't you think?
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Old 04-15-2011, 09:24 PM
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I've seen three in my travels, but they are rare.
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Old 04-16-2011, 06:15 PM
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There's a black mint condition one in town where I live. See it all the time.
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Old 04-16-2011, 06:21 PM
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Yes , The Ranger Thunderbolt was built in Kentucky by SLP in 2002 and 2003.. 2 black ones runnin around here in London
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Old 04-16-2011, 06:24 PM
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I have the exhaust from the thunderbolt, and the turn signal mirrors. Hillbank Motor Sports bought up SLP's left over inventory then sold it cheap.

here is the site they still have stuff available. The exhaust shown are not the same.

http://www.hillbankmotorsports.com/1998-2005-ranger/



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Old 04-16-2011, 09:34 PM
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I've got the scoop and mirrors own mine... Would like to find the sway bars.
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Old 04-17-2011, 12:54 AM
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i've seen a few in my life time but i didn't know it was stock. i'd have fun and do it all myself and the scoop would be functional
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Old 04-17-2011, 04:32 AM
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"..... around 275 HP. Will do 1/4 mile in 15+ sec."

What do you measure that with, an AROUND-O-METER?

My old 2.5 would do 1/4 mile in 15 + sec. So would a 36 hp VW.
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Old 04-17-2011, 06:00 AM
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I've got the scoop and mirrors own mine... Would like to find the sway bars.
They still have them available.

http://www.hillbankmotorsports.com/1...05-ranger.html
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