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For my son in Afghanistan

Hi everyone, I've been charged with fixing up my son's 2004 Ranger Tremor while he's overseas in Afghanistan. I really want to supercharge it for him. It's a 2wd Tremor with a 3.0 liter engine. I've seen alot of stuff about a Whipple Supercharger kit for it, but I can't find one. Does anyone know where I can find one? Or, is there another kit I can put on this truck? I really need some help finding a way to supercharge this truck for him. If anyone deserves to have his truck 'Overhauled' he does. He's a combat medic and has watched his roommate get blown up by an IED. I really need to find a way to do this for him. Can you guys help me fix up this truck? Thanks!!!!
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Tom Morana Racing Engines

That site has some supercharger parts and pieces so you can bolt one on. Whipple went out of production at least 2 years ago, you can still find them used places occasionally.

Godspeed to a safe return for your son.
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thats going to be the way to go. they are good quality.

hope your son makes it back safe and glad he is there to keep the boys put together. glad we have them.... i know im glad i had mine.

btw i hope he likes what you do to his truck!
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if whipple went out of production how come i can still order a ford racing supercharger directly from whipple? Whipple Industries
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The Whipple for the 3.0 went out of production...
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That would be tha main reason....

And hope your son returns safe.
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don't forget to upgrade the fuel system too.
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welcome to R-F, Mark!
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welcome, what a great thing to do for your son, should be alot of info on it around if you look. sounds like a nice project! get some pics posted up!
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If you are mechanically inclined or willing to drop some $$(since you're interested in buying a whipple), you should either swap in the larger 4.0 SOHC ranger engine or do the extra step and swap in an explorer 5.0(theres a forum dedicated to this).

The 3.0 whipple is comparable to the 4.0 SOHC. The 5.0 from an explorer swapped in is faster than both.

Good luck
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That would be tha main reason....

And hope your son returns safe.
sorry, i thought he meant that there was no longer whipple, because i heard a couple years ago that the whole company almost went under.

you should build your son a custom turbo set up
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You should do a 5.0 swap, i'm sure he would like having a 302 under the hood more then a supercharged 3.0!
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