Matt Boshar's Road Race Ford Ranger
Years 1995
Curb Weight 3,100 Lbs.
Drivetrain Front / Rear
Engine 5.0L Naturally Aspirated v 8
Power 400hp (298.4kW)

Owner Name: Matt Boshar
Make/Model: Ford Ranger “Splash”
Engine Size: 306ci Small Block Ford V8

Full race spec roll cage
Kirky road race aluminum seats
Sheet metal dash with custom gauges
Quick disconnect steering wheel
Window nets

Pearl orange paint and orange flake black
Hand fabricated front splitter with brake cooling ducts
Hand fabricated rear bed cover with adjustable road race wing
Hand fabricated rear bumper/fuel cell guard

Engine & Drivetrain:
302ci punched to 306
Ford B cam
World Product Winsor SR heads (200cc, 2.02intake, 1.94exh, 64cc) gasket matched and blended
Performer RPM intake (gasket matched and blended)
Holley 650 DP carb
Hooker headers
Flowmaster mufflers
Custom exhaust piping w/dumps
Large aluminum radiator with 16” 3000+cfm electric fan

G-force t-5 close ratio gearbox
Steeda tri-ax shifter

Rear End:
8.8 rear
Factory T-lok
4.10 gears

Hand built asymmetrical 3-link
Panhard bar
Factory sway bar
12” Mustang Cobra vented rotors
Cobra calipers
Hawk race pads

Hand built SLA
97 Mustang spindles
Brake ducts
13” vented Cobra rotors
Mach 1 Calipers
Hawk Race pads
Electric brake fans.

In car video mount for video camera…does that count!? haha

Wheels & Tires:
FR500 gunmetal wheels (17×9 in front, 17×10.5 in rear)
Dry Tires: 275/40/17 front, 315/35/17 rear (Michelin or Hoosier Road Race slicks only)
Wet Tires & Wheels: 275/40/17 Hancook ventis on factory 99 Mustang wheels

Shout Outs & Props:
Big thanks to family and friends for their help and support

Future Plans:
GO RACING!! Plan to try and compete in the American Iron Racing Series.


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Other 1995's: Bandag Bullet , Renault Espace F1 Concept , Ford Transit Supervan 3 ,
"We're going road racing in a truck. That's so wrong." - Gale Banks