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    1. Generation Specific Forums

      Forums for each generation of the Ford Explorer and Explorer Sport Trac.
      1. 1991 - 1994 Explorer Ranger Navajo 1st Generation

        Questions related to 1991-1994, 1st Generation, Explorer, Ranger and Navajo
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        Latest: battery 65vw, June 25, 2016 at 7:00 PM
      2. 1995 - 2001 Explorer Ranger Mountaineer - Sport th

        Questions related to 1995-2001, 2nd Generation, Explorer, Mountaineer, and Ranger. Also covers Explorer Sport models through 2003.
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        Latest: 97 Mounty AWD 5.0L moaning HELP iancc, June 25, 2016 at 6:16 PM
      3. 2001-2005 Explorer Sport Trac

        All questions related to the 2001-2005 Explorer Sport Trac model.
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      4. 2002 - 2005 Explorer Mountaineer 3rd Generation

        Questions related to the 2002 - 2005, 3rd Generation, Explorers, Mountaineers with Independent Rear Suspensions. Sport (2dr) owners use the '95 - '01 forum.
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        Latest: Fixed my reverse parking sensor system cw212010, June 25, 2016 at 6:01 PM
      5. 2006 - 2010 Explorer Mountaineer 4th Generation

        Questions related to the 2006 - 2010 4th generation Ford Explorer, Mercury Mountaineer.
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      6. 2007 - 2010 Explorer Sport Trac

        All questions about the stock 2006- 2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac.
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        Latest: STA Great Choices - Depicted by Costs sixty, June 25, 2016 at 2:05 PM
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      1. Technician's Tips and Tech

        This forum is where professional automotive technicians or skilled automotive hobbyists can share their tech tips. Do not post your questions here! Post in the forum best suited to your topic. Questions posted in this forum will be deleted!
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      2. Elite Explorer 911!

        911! is for situations where your truck is currently out of commission and the owner is in a crisis situation. Members will try to answer your questions asap, no time frame is guaranteed. Only Elite Explorers can post new threads in this forum
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      3. !! List of Ford Explorer & Ranger "How To Repair"

        A list of the most useful "How to Repair" threads. These threads have proven to be extremely useful to our members. If you would like a thread placed in this forum contact rick@explorerforum.com
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        Latest: Audio - Charging - Electrical Rick, December 10, 2013
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      4. Performance Lighting

        Aftermarket lighting. Driving lights, fog lights, rock lights, HID, halogen. Make your Ford Explorer light up the night!!
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      5. Under the Hood

        Ford Explorer and Ranger, Engine, troubleshooting, modifications, performance and accessories.
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      6. Explorer & Ranger Transmissions, Transfer Cases, &

        Transmissions, Transfer Cases. A4LD, 4R70W, 4R44E, 4R55E, 5R44E, 5R55E, M5OD, BW 1354, Control Trac, GEM, AWD. Ford 8.8", Dana 35
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        Latest: Vibration/slow WOT full throttle, jolt 4FordFamily, June 25, 2016 at 12:37 PM
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      7. Ford Explorer - Ranger Tires & Wheels

        Want to know what size tire or wheel combo will work with your Ford Explorer or Ranger based vehicle? Interested in Beadlocks or Dubs? Learn all about them here.
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        Latest: Constant Tire Leak - Thru the Casting? shucker1, June 20, 2016 at 7:21 PM
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      8. Explorer Audio & Navigation

        Audio and navigation systems. CD, DVD, MP3, GPS, Video, Mobile Computer, Speakers, Amplifiers.
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        Latest: Strange Bluetooth connection behavior chefduane, June 25, 2016 at 12:55 AM
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      9. Body Work & Detailing

        Waxing washing, wheel cleaning and body work. This is the place to discuss those topics.
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      10. Tow Rig Forum

        Towing, hauling, boats, campers, trailers etc... Trailer hitches, weight distribution, hitch ball, safety chains, tow bar and brake controllers. Discuss it all here!
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        Latest: Pic Request- Your Explorer Towing LONO100, June 25, 2016 at 9:03 AM
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      11. Explorer Related Polls

        Polls here are for Explorer related topics only... All other polls go in the "General Topic Polls" Forum located under the "More Topics" catagory.
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        Latest: 2005 4x4 XLT Machine090767, June 22, 2016 at 10:22 PM
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      12. Explorer - Ranger Interior Accessories

        Seating, Neons, Custom Upholstery, Headliners, Carpet, Console, etc...
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      13. WHOOPS!!

        Sometimes things don't always go as planned. Post pictures and stories of your best...or worst mishaps here.
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        Latest: whoops Texheim, June 16, 2016
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    2. Offroad Runs and Events

      Plan your Offroad runs and special events here.
      1. Offroad 4x4 Runs Planning and Discussion

        Take your Explorer offroad. Drop your 4x4 into low range, or air out your pre-runner. This is the forum for your offroad explorations.
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        Latest: Cleghorn trail, July 10th (SoCal) R.J., June 23, 2016 at 11:56 PM
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      1. Offroad Explorer - Ranger Projects

        Big projects... Lifts, Swaps, etc... IMPORTANT As the subject use your name, or the name of your truck, and the name of the project. Such as Superlift 5.5" installation, Dana 44 conversion, etc.
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    3. Aerostar Tech Forum

      This Ford Aerostar forum covers maintenance, problem solving and all issues related to the Aerostar mini van.
      1. Aerostar Forum

        The Ford Aerostar shares a lot of common parts with the Ford Explorer. Besides that a lot of our members own an Aerostar and an Explorer.
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    4. Bronco II

      Our Ford Bronco II forum covers maintenance, problem solving, 4x4 issues, and all topics regarding the 1984 - 1990 Ford Bronco II.
      1. Bronco II

        Our Ford Bronco II forum covers maintenance, problem solving, 4x4 issues, and all topics regarding the 1984 - 1990 Ford Bronco II.
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        Latest: bats 88 Bronco II Build Up bats, June 14, 2016
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    5. Ford Ranger - Mazda B-Series Forum

      Ford Ranger and Mazda B Series Pick Up Truck forums.
      1. Ford Ranger - Mazda B-Series Forum

        Ford Ranger and Mazda B Series forums. The Mazda B2300 B3000 and B4000 are clones of the Ford Ranger, with all systems the same. The only differences are trim and a few body parts. This forum discusses Ford Ranger and Mazda B series specific issues. Owners of the older Mazda B2000 B2200 and B2600 are welcome as well.
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        Latest: behind the passenger airbag ibmp200, June 25, 2016 at 6:25 PM
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      1. Street Trucks

        Do you have an Explorer Street Truck? Something setup for the road with handling more of a priority than ground clearance? This is the forum for you.
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        Latest: Road race my 96 xlt ProjectAviator, June 25, 2016 at 5:16 PM
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      1. Auto & Truck Parts For Sale

        Elite Explorers - sell your parts and accessories for the Ford Explorer, Sport Trac, Ranger, Mountaineer, Navajo, and any other vehicle. This forum is for Parts only - No whole vehicles. If you are selling parts as a business please contact me first. rick@explorerforum.com
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        Latest: BTF Long Radius arms like new with Joints Tbars4, June 25, 2016 at 2:12 PM
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      2. Misc Items For Sale

        Sell all of your non-automotive related items here.
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        Latest: OTC Genisys seanddrisc, March 27, 2016
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      3. For Sale & Wanted UK

        Our Elite Explorer members in the UK can post for sale and wanted threads in this forum.
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        Latest: For Sale Fuel Injectors Rich A, June 18, 2016
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      4. Now on E-Bay

        Regularly updated feed of Ford Explorer items on E-bay.
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      5. Amazon - E-bay - Craigslist & Other Listings

        Have you found a great deal on Amazon, E-bay, Craig's List, or other anywhere else you would like to share? This is the place!!
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      6. Deals Discounts and Coupons

        Great way to help others save some money.
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        Latest: 2016 Harbor Freight coupons. BrooklynBay, June 23, 2016 at 7:04 PM
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      7. Explorerforum Vendors

        These folks are helping to support the site. If you are a vendor and would like to be able to sell products on the site, please contact me to make arrangements. Email - ab7fh@yahoo.com
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        Latest: Happy Father's Day from 1A Auto 1ATony, June 17, 2016
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    6. All Other Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles etc.

      This is the place to post about your "other" rides no matter the brand.
      1. Hybrids, Electric, Hydrogen, Bio-diesel, E-85, Fue

        This forum is for information and discussion of fuels for tomorrow and fuel economy tips for our current vehicles. Hybrids, Electric, Hydrogen, Bio-diesel, Natural Gas, Propane, E-85 which will become our next mainstream fuel?
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      2. Auto Industry News

        Here is where you can post the latest news about Explorers and the Ford Motor Company.
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        Latest: New Navigator info JETZ, March 23, 2016
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      1. Exploring every thing under the sun!!

        A general forum for whatever you would like to post. Humor, anecdotes, non-controversial news items, etc.
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        Latest: Naugles is Back, for reals Tbars4, June 25, 2016 at 12:34 PM
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      1. Suggestion Box - Forum Feedback

        This is the place for questions, suggestions, criticisms & offers of help for the "Serious Explorations" website & message board. NO tech questions here.
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        Latest: New forum features to check out Tbars4, June 25, 2016 at 12:59 PM
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