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Ranchero GT
Prophet Orange
GT, "Q" code engine
VIN 3A48Q197113
Built on Jan 19, 1973 in Atlanta, then sold through Pacific Auto Sales in Long Beach, CA;

options: 351-4V engine, C6 auto, instrument group, G70x14 raised white letter tires, P.S, P.B, bumper strips, A.C, tinted glass, dual mirrors 2B 'bright red', black interior, 3.25 open diff, 9" rearend.

Purchased in May 2007 in San Jose, CA, 92,000 miles; original engine missing, 351-2V instead of Q code 4V.
1973 Ford Ranchero GT (Prophet Orange)


393 ci Cleveland stroker:

1970 2V 2-bolt block, SCAT crank, ARP main studs, SCAT forged i-beam rods, PROBE forged pistons, dynamically balanced, MOROSO windage tray, Melling std volume oil pump w/ARP driveshaft, factory front sump steel oil pan with baffles added, B&M flexplate, Pioneer crank damper.

Billet double roller timing chain, CC custom hyd roller camshaft 224/230' .572/.584", CC 5.0 roller lifters, CC oil restricting pushrods, CC magnum rockers, CC beehive springs w/steel 7' retainers, CC ultra magnum 1.7 rockers, FORD iron 4V cleveland heads, ported, 2.19/1.72" Moroso race valves, CC guide plates & 7/16" rocker studs, FORD steel rocker covers.

Edelbrock RPM AirGap dual plane intake manifold, DEMON 750 Speed carb w/vac secondaries, re-curved FORD distributor w/Pertronix ingition module, Hooker comp 1 7/8" headers w/3" collectors, 2 1/2" dual exhaust with X pipe & Magnaflow mufflers, exit behind rear wheels.
black interior, bench seat recovered in vinyl, AM radio, factory 6000 rpm tach, column shift, 3 layers of Dynamat, black carpet, original door panels, just like it came from the factory.
re-painted in March 2010; minor body work required on the tailgate and left rear fender; lots of block 'n sanding; painted with PPG Omni base/clear in Prophet Orange;
all original chrome and trim re-installed, dual sport mirrors, no body modifications.
AM radio!
Front: OEM upper & lower control arms, w/small block coils cut down 2/3 coil, MONROE HD shocks, High Energy urethane bushings, E-bay drilled/slotted 10.2" front rotors, OEM Ford single piston calipers.

Rear: OEM 4 link suspension w/HD coils, MONROE HD shocks, High Energy urethane bushings, OEM 2" drum brakes, 3.70 limited slip diff in 9" FORD rear axle.
Wheel and Tire
Front: COY's C5 18x7" polished wheels, Nexen 3000 225/40-18 tires.

Rear: COY's C5 20x8.5" polished wheels, w/NEXEN 3000 255/35-20 tires.



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