F150 to King Ranch style Raptor Conversion - Featured Truck

There are many ways to customize your F150 to make it your own. But, what about an extreme makeover like creating a King Ranch edition with a Raptor suspension? It is possible, check out this very cool and custom conversion.

F-150 to King Ranch style Raptor Conversion - Featured Truck This is custom F150 King Ranch Raptor is really a base F-150 with all new seats, exterior panels and new shocks.

Over on the F150Forum.com, you will find member MikeGManG who modified a F150 into a King Ranch styled F150 Raptor like truck. Beware of doing this on your own though, he is a paint and body man by trade. This truck was a special order for a customer for daily driving.

He bought a 2005 F150 ext cab with just 67k miles on it with the intent of doing the full King Ranch Raptor conversion, without the long travel. Although, this conversion didn't included any modifying of the engine either since it will be a daily driver, it is still an awesome build.

King Ranch Raptor Conversion - Old Side The truck prior to the work.

King Ranch Raptor Conversion - Seats The old seats.

What was involved in the conversion:

  • All the panels
  • King Ranch Two Tone Paint
  • King Ranch Leather with all-new interior
  • Fox 3.0 coilovers and bypass shocks for the rear
  • 20" on 35 tires

King Ranch Raptor Conversion - Front Engine The front of the truck without the body.

King Ranch Raptor Conversion - Body Parts The selection of body parts that was added to the truck.

King Ranch Raptor Conversion - After Side Panel The look after the new pieces were installed and repainted.

It also included all new fiberglass parts, paint, minor factory parts like fuel neck, wheel wells, gas lid and tailgate.

How much did it cost?

He picked it up for 5900 and had a budget of:

  • Interior- 1600
  • Exterior-1800
  • Suspension- 2000

King Ranch Raptor Conversion - Seats New The new seats with new leather.

King Ranch Raptor Conversion - Seats 2 Another look at the custom seats.

The total will be under $10,500 with truck included.

King Ranch Raptor Conversion - Front Quite a different look on the front.

What do you think? A cool build or a waste of time?