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lightning bolt

i'm sure everyone has seen it but i would like to know if i am able to purchase some of the parts and where would i get them. the web page below gives the whole story on this very sweet truck.

http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/...lt/index1.html
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What parts do you want they all look like regular truck parts?
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it also says its a prototype so I highly doubt you can get the parts..
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supercharged 5.4-liter V-8
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well as i read through it all i noticed that other than the tranny and the massive v-8 goin in it the rest of it was just mods to the truck. They strengthened the frame, move the battery, move the gas tank, etc. just a future project that i would like to do
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you dont really need to toughen then frame up unless you plan on adding another 300hp to your truck. Gas tank you could put a fuel cell in the bed i dunno where else you could move it? The battery in the bed is a 75 dollar mod and its really easy but there would be no point in that i think they moved that so they could fit the engine and supercharger in the ranger engine bay
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You should change the link to the first page.

One thing I don't like is the Euro Taillights. I'm not a fan of the look. They could put some of those eBay all clear euros on there.

Pretty damn sweet, Leo had Lightning wheels on his truck, right? He posted a pic the other day. I almost gizzed on myself.
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sorry about the link got it right this time!!


http://motortrend.com/roadtests/pick...olt/index.html
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That's a couple of years old, LOL

It's awesome what they did. with the Lightning powertrain (Engine, Trans, Rear end) and everything else. It's a lot of work, and money...but if U got both, it can be done, hehe

I love that truck.
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yea.. if you did it.. i would love you long time.. haha


that truck is beautiful, and the work they did is awsome
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Itís just another vehicle made by Ford few years back with some spare parts. Just to sit in storage after a few shows never to have anything remotely close to that made from the factory.
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While there are no plans to put the Bolt into production

Still cool none the less, but don't get your hopes up to just buy a kit to make the truck. Youíre going to have to have some fabrication skills and knowledge to create that.
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the battery in the bed will add a little bit of weight to help get traction with that much hp, probably not the reason they moved it, but at least a benefit. It should just be called bolt, not lightning bolt. and the front end sucks imo. i know its a couple years old so that what they had to work with but use the 05 + grille and an stx front valence and that thing would look alot meaner. i wonder if they can see anything out of those side mirrors at all?
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thats D's dream truck, even comes in his color =)
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thats awesome!!
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bunch of cheap fiber glass pieces. youd be better off just making your own stuff. just get a roll pan and some lightning wheels and your well on oyur way
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