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Raptor SD On the Cover of Petersen’s 4 Wheel & Off-Road Magazine

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We can now fully let the cat out of the bag on the details of the Raptor SD.  Until now, we have remained somewhat tight lipped about the exact components used, as we wanted to see the Petersen’s Magazine featuring the RSD hit the newsstands first.  That time has come!  The Raptor SD received the honors of adorning the cover of the latest issue(June 2013) of Petersen’s, coupled with a detailed write up covering the build process with TONS of pictures outlining the arduous week long process.

For those that haven’t heard about our latest project, long story short, we took a stock 2012 Ford SuperDuty Powerstroke and turned it into a Ford Raptor SVT killer in a one week period by using a conglomeration of parts from various suppliers to boost the off-road capabilities, street manners, and horsepower of this popular truck ten fold.  And without further ado, here’s the list of components used that allowed us to create the fire-breathing monster we call the “Raptor SD.”

  • Carli 4.5” Suspension with King Coilovers and King Dual By-Pass Shocks
  • Deaver Full Replacement Rear Leaf Springs Built to Carli Specifications
  • Carli Long Travel Air Bags
  • ICON Vehicle Dynamics 4-Link Front Radius Arm Replacement
  • Hellwig BIG WIG Front and Rear Anti-Sway Bars
  • Nitro Gear & Axle 4.30 Ring and Pinion
  • Nitro Gear & Axle Rear Differential Cover
  • 40” x 13.5” x 17” Toyo Mud Terrain Tires
  • 17” Method Double Standard Wheels Custom Painted Metallic King Shock Blue
  • 17” American Racing Slab Wheels Custom Painted Metallic King Shock Blue
  • Fiberwerx Fenders and Bedsides
  • Warn 16.5ti Winch with Warn Hidden Winch Mount Behind Front Bumper
  • Randy Ellis Design Sleekster Front Light Bar Mount
  • SoCal SuperTrucks Cab Mounts for 50” Light Bar
  • 50” Rigid Industries SR-Series Light Bar
  • 30” Rigid Industries SR-Series Light Bar
  • AMP Research PowerStep Running Boards
  • H&S MiniMaxx Tuner
  • H&S Custom Mounting Pod
  • H&S Cold Air Intake
  • FLO~PRO 4” Downpipe Back Exhaust System
  • Sinister EGR Delete Kit
  • Sprint Booster
  • Titan 50 Gallon Underbed Fuel Tank
  • SSBC Big Bite Rotors and Calipers
  • PSC Hydro Assist Steering
  • Custom “Raptor SD” Badges to Replace Factory Emblems
  • Custom Graphics to Simulate Raptor SVT

Keep watch for updates on the Raptor SD, we are still working on a full length build video that will cover the 5 production days plus our review of driving the Raptor SD in the real world.

If you want to build you own, checkout our Raptor SD build page. Not all components are available off the shelf such as the custom fenders, but most of the performance and suspension  components are. Give us a call if you have any questions.

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