Steve Olliges’ Ford F-150 Prerunner

by Curtis Guise on October 22, 2015

After three championship seasons with the Ford Rough Rider team in the 90’s, Steve Olliges thought it was time to retire his Stock-Full Ford F-150 race truck.  Steve wanted a reliable prerunner that was comfortable and would need very little maintenance.  Originally Stewarts Raceworks took on the project and converted the F-150 to a prerunner.  And years later Mark Newhan upgraded the suspension.

Steve Olliges and Tim Casey  joined the Ford Rough Riders in 1995

Steve Olliges and Tim Casey joined the Ford Rough Riders in 1995. Photo via

The interior is loaded with power windows and doors, air conditioning, Kenwood 6 disc CD changer, Kenwood FM race radio, built in ice chest, custom aluminum dash with glovebox, and even dome and mirror lights just like a truck right off the lot of Steve’s Las Vegas Team Ford dealership!

Steve's F150 after Stewart's Raceworks converted it to a prerunner.

Steve’s F150 after Stewart’s Raceworks first converted it to a prerunner.

When Mark Newhan upgraded the truck he built his own custom I-Beams and spindles along with Blitzkrieg hubs.  In the rear he used Dirt Tech 60″ trailing arms and swapped out all the old shocks for FOX 4.0 bypasses and 3.0 coil-overs.

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Steve Olliges’ Ford F-150 Prerunner Specs:
Ford F150, 2WD
20″ Front
29″ Rear
Fuel Cell:
65 Gallons
Mark Newhan I-Beams and spindles with Blitzkrieg hubs.
Four Link with Dirt Tech 60″ trailing arms.
Rear End:
Chrisman Ford 10″
FOX 4.0 Bypass and 3.0 coil-overs
Ford E4OD for Ford F250-F350 500 lbs. of torque Capable of holding 500 horsepower (Tom Greene of the Ford Electronic Transmission Dept. assisted)
BFG 37″
Ford 351W 4″ Stroke Crank
Stroke to 400ci
9.250 Compression Ratio
415 Ft-Lbs Torque @ 2500 RPM
485 Ft-Lbs Torque @ 4000 RPM
465 HP @ 5000 RPM
SVO Sportsman Block
SVO N351 Cylinder Head Assy.
SVO “Camzilla” Hydraulic Roller Cam
SVO Cast EFI Intake Manifold
Built by Patton Racing Engines
Mastercraft Seats
Unique Metal Products Air Cleaner System
TrailReady Beadlock Wheels
CNC Brakes
Mark Motors Body Shop for paint
Butler Custom Headers
Momo Steering Wheel and Pedals
Autometer Gauges
HID Lights (Tom Jones at Ford Truck Operations assisted in lighting)
Howe Performance Power Steering
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Tyler July 27, 2017 at 11:35 pm

He should sell it!


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