The marketplace for tuned autos is so giant and diverse that Texas-based PaxPower, at simply 5 years previous, is already a reputation within the pickup truck world right here and overseas. Certainly one of its retailers, a Saudi Arabian Ford seller, requested if the builder may do an everyday cab model of the Ford F-150 Raptor R, which solely comes as a four-door SuperCrew from the manufacturing unit. When PaxPower stated sure, the seller requested two. The outcomes aren’t Raptor clones minus two doorways, however they’re as shut as anybody’s going to get to the factory-spec F-150 desert runner in Common Cab taste. Frankly, the one factor lacking is 0.2 liters of displacement below the hood.
The Raptor V8 suits Ford’s supercharged 5.2-liter engine making 700 horsepower and 640 pound-feet of torque. PaxPower begins with an XLT with the naturally aspirated 5.0-liter Coyote V8 and four-wheel drive. Including a 3.0-liter Whipple Stage 2 supercharger, extra substantial cooling and gasoline methods, and a cold-air consumption takes output to 775 hp and an unknown quantity of torque; Whipple itself charges the blower at 685 lb-ft. PaxPower claims the pickup will hit 60 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds.
The physique’s wearing OEM Ford Raptor panels together with the grille, hood, fenders, and bedsides, which must be minimize down to suit an general size three ft shorter than the manufacturing unit truck. An overhaul for the undercarriage sees Fox Stay Valve inner bypass shocks flexing longer axles, management arms, and steering hyperlinks. To maintain up appearances inside, curious onlookers will discover Raptor seat covers with extra bolstering, and a Raptor steering wheel with its paddle shifters and capabilities intact. The bundle rides on 17-inch Technique Racing Wheels wrapped in 37-inch BFG K02 rubber. The customized metal bumper with built-in six-inch lights, racing stripes, body-colored mattress cowl, and Borla exhaust with black-painted ideas are customized asks.
PaxPower says its truck weighs 1,700 kilos lower than a inventory Raptor V8, which might put the doppelganger at round 4,300 kilos — nonetheless stout, undoubtedly extra fleet.
The tuner did not put a worth to the conversion. It did, nonetheless, make a 3rd model to maintain at dwelling as a take a look at car in case locals have an interest, so do not be afraid to choose up the cellphone.