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1968 Ford Ranchero Ranchero 500 (Yellow)

Last updated Jun 24, 2013  

Photo of a 1968 Ford Ranchero Ranchero 500 (Yellow)

For Sale

Almost done.

Price $17,500
Mileage 1 miles
Color yellow

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We bought this rolling Ranchero and converted it to a Prostreet 429 with four link rear and Mustang II front.


419 cu in

Factory Options

None. Just goes fast



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)

It needs:

2 front shock absorbers installed and the front end aligned.

Battery I currently have my dune buggy battery in it.


All bodywork and customizing done by Precision Auto Repair

This includes:

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.



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

Magnaflux 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

Felpro gaskets

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



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

Hayden transcooler

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