1968 Ford Ranchero Ranchero 500 (Yellow)
Last updated Jun 24, 2013
We bought this rolling Ranchero and converted it to a Prostreet 429 with four link rear and Mustang II front.
419 cu in
None. Just goes fast
1968 FORD PROSTREET RANCHERO
Completely New Rolling Chassis
Built by Advanced Component Technology
1974 Mustang II front clip
New manual steering rack
Dropped spindles 2 inch
New ball joints
New brakes, rotors, bearings, hoses and seals
New steering rod ends
New control arm bushings
Flaming River billet steering joint FR1708
FORD 9 inch differential
Pro Differential narrowed the new housings.
They also narrowed and resplined the axles.
Mini Spool by Chet Herbert
New U-joints and balanced drive shaft.
New TRW front springs CS-100
2 - Centerline Convo/Pro 15 X 5.5
2 - Centerline Convo/Pro 15 X 15 with 4 ¾ BC and 5 back space
2 – Dunlap 235 X 60 - 15 front tires
2 - Mickey Thompson 29 X 18.5 – 15 rear tires
4 link fully adjustable rear suspension with urethane bushings
2 – Pro-Shock Adjustable shocks (Pro 7400)
1 – 150 lb spring
1 – 175 lb spring
Remote mounted (right rear) battery mounting.
All new steel brake and fuel lines
2 – SuperTrapp 4 inch S/C Standard mufflers (18.5 long with 2 ½ inch ID)
2 front shock absorbers installed and the front end aligned.
Battery I currently have my dune buggy battery in it.
1968 FORD RANCHERO PROSTREET BODY
All bodywork and customizing done by Precision Auto Repair
Adding the gasoline door
Create exhaust cutouts on both sides
Extending the rear wheel openings for the Mickey Thompson rear tires.
Three rust spots were cut out and replaced.
Stripping to bare metal, smoothing and priming
Fully painting the whole body with single stage yellow paint
New door hinges
Replaced the rear window
Replaced the tail light housings
Replaced the door light switches
Replaced the dash pad
Upholstery was done by Speed Auto Seat Cover
Two sets of Simpson Seat belts and shoulder harnesses (5 point)
It now has a dent in the passenger side rear quarter panel. (See the Pictures)
It also needs to have the SuperTrapp mufflers installed.
1968 FORD RANCHERO PROSTREET
FORD 1972 429 CUBIC INCH ENGINE
It has had the following new things done to it:
Block was bored .030 over and decked.
Norris valve spring retainers
Crane hydraulic lifter cam #HIT-282-2A-NC, .524 intakes and .520 exhaust
Manton valve springs
Guide plates for the pushrods
Screw in ARP rocker arm studs
3/8 inch diameter steel pushrods
TRW hydraulic high performance lifters
Adjustable cam timing gear
Crane Cam’s roller rocker arms #27750-16 1.73 to 1 ratio
Duel tuneable Super Trapp mufflers
Milodon 10 quart oil pan
High volume oil pump and shaft
Howe aluminum radiator
K&N air cleaner (Tall)
Lokar throttle cable bracket and kick down kit
Holley high volume chrome fuel pump
Adjustable Fuel Line and gauge for dual feed HOLLEY carburetor
CC heads to 72cc + or - .5cc
Surface and Pocket port the cylinder heads
Chamfer, Nitride and polish crankshaft
Shot Peen and Polish connecting rod beams
Balance crank, rods and piston assemblies
Cloyes 9-3130 cam drive chain.
ARP rod bolds AR307
Eight 429CJ rods
TRW forged pistons
Manley valves Intake and 1.72 exhaust
Back cut intake valves
Bore the block piston bores .030
High performance FORD crankshaft dampener
Holley Performer four barrel carburetor
Edelbrock Dual plane Performer 460 intake manifold
Motor and transmission mounts
60 AMP alternator
1968 FORD RANCHERO PROSTREET
1972 FORD STATION WAGON C-6
Rebuilt by TRI Country Transmission
Fully rebuilt including extra clutches and steels.
High performance shift kit for manual or automatic control
TCI F-30HD torque converter
B & M QuickSilver shifter part no. 80639 and 80676
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