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Springdale, Arkansas
United States

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Pierce, Nebraska
United States


1994 Ford Ranger Splash turbo

“Baby Bolt”

1987 Dodge Dakota R/T


Photo of: 1994 Ford Ranger
Photo of: 1987 Dodge Dakota

Head to Head


About “Baby Bolt”

used to be NA 2.3, now has built 2.3 Turbo drivetrain

About “MrGrEeN”

First vehicle. Built it when i was a 13 year old. Finished it when i turned 15 years old. Found it behind a shed with backend loaded down with **** in. I rebuilt it and here it is.The truck had zero rust and still has zero rust.


Specs for “Baby Bolt”

Type: Compact Truck
Where Built: United States
Performance Data:
Base Number of Cylinders: 4 Base Engine Size: 2.3L
Base Engine Type: Inline 4 Horsepower: 297 (outdated)
Torque: 400 (outdated)
Drive Type: RWD
Fuel Tank Capacity: 16.3 gal.

Specs for “MrGrEeN”

364rwhp and 382rwtq with only 2800lbs.


Factory Options for “Baby Bolt”

Still on it:
Center Console
Power Brakes
Tinted Glass
Rear-Wheel ABS
Cloth Power Seats
Power Steering
Intermittent Wipers
Power Exterior Mirrors
Stepside Bed
3.73 8.8" Rearend
lowered 1/2 (now 4/6)
front & rear swaybars

Factory Options for “MrGrEeN”



Mods for “Baby Bolt”

88 T-bird Turbocoupe drivetrain swap
everything fully built (engine/rearend/suspension)

coming back on the road soon!!

2.3 30 over
wiseco 8:1 forged
crower sportsman rods
total seal rings
esslinger windage tray
esslinger aux shaft/dizzy gear
esslinger adj round tooth pulley kit
ported head by N&W
1.89 1.59 valves
dual valve springs
chromoly retainers
FMS A237 cam
ported/knifed lower intake
gutted upper
65mm TB
RC 550cc injectors chip
'05 Cummins diesel turbo (holset)
Bob Lee big log manifold
Tial 38mm WG
Corky Bell FMIC
solid rubber motor mounts
C4 transmission
-kevlar friction
-pinto converter
-shelby servo
-adj modulator
-B&M star shifter
8.8 Eaton posi
17x8/17x10.5 Cobra R's
235 & 285 Kumo MX tires
notched frame
custom adj panhard bar
custom traction bars
4/6 drop (DJM)
Cervinis Ram Air hood
autometer gauges (lots)
pioneer deck
MTX sub box
pioneer speakers

lots lots more, and more to buy!! almost ready to be put back together!!

will be seeing 400+whp on pump gas!

Mods for “MrGrEeN”

360 Magnum
magnum R/T Heads
pro race roller rockers 1.6 ratio
M1 high rpm Intake
750 carter carb
Hooker headers
SuperTurbo mufflers 3in all the way back
727 automatic trany w/shift kit 2400rpm stall
hurst promatic 2 shifter
aluminum driveshaft
Dana60 rearend with 3.92's
plus an extra set of slicks for the weekends!

soon(cheater nitrous system)50-150hp shot


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