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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: Transmission Whining? Centaurious, January 16, 2017 at 9:37 AM
      2. 1995 - 2001 Explorer Ranger Mountaineer

        Questions related to 1995-2001, 2nd Generation, Explorer, Mountaineer, and Ranger. Also covers Explorer Sport models through 2003.
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        Latest: Help me koda2000, January 16, 2017 at 9:42 AM
      3. 2001-2005 Explorer Sport Trac

        All questions related to the 2001-2005 Explorer Sport Trac model.
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        Latest: Ford Emisson codes george100, January 14, 2017 at 8:47 PM
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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: 4th gen hatch swap on 3rd gen Explorer bbrown0414, January 16, 2017 at 8:58 AM
      5. 2006 - 2010 Explorer Mountaineer 4th Generation

        Questions related to the 2006 - 2010 4th generation Ford Explorer, Mercury Mountaineer.
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        Latest: 2006 Mercury mountaineer Tech By Trade, January 16, 2017 at 9:01 AM
      6. 2007 - 2010 Explorer Sport Trac

        All questions about the stock 2006- 2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac.
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        Latest: Check Head Lamp warning agreznik, January 14, 2017 at 5:13 PM
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      1. Tips and Technical Info posted by Technician's

        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: 2011 - 2017 Explorer "How to" Threads Rick, October 3, 2016
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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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        Latest: LED Headlight kit w/Ballast ThreeJs, January 15, 2017 at 5:11 PM
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      5. Under the Hood

        Ford Explorer and Ranger, Engine, troubleshooting, modifications, performance and accessories.
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        Latest: DOHC 4.6L V8 build jd4242, January 14, 2017 at 7:28 PM
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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: 1996 4.0 explorer trans problem transman304, January 15, 2017 at 8:49 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: 2016 Explorer Sport 265/50/R20 - Yes!!! tmay245, January 13, 2017 at 3:35 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: Nav Map Update Process? FordIVTteam, January 9, 2017
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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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        Latest: Rust Proofing? chevyh8ter, January 16, 2017 at 2:38 AM
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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: Using a tow dolly for 97 explorer sport Cowgirl Jen, January 14, 2017 at 8:48 PM
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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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      12. Explorer - Ranger Interior Accessories

        Seating, Neons, Custom Upholstery, Headliners, Carpet, Console, etc...
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        Latest: 3rd row seating Installation springwater, January 14, 2017 at 10:12 AM
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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: My First Whoops rjcooperss396, January 6, 2017
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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: KOH 2017 Who all is going? Stic-o, January 15, 2017 at 9:15 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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        Latest: Shark teeth decal. Icuff4cash, January 14, 2017 at 9:23 AM
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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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    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: History of the Ford Ranger John Klingbeil, January 16, 2017 at 1:31 AM
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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: My new 347 Dono, January 16, 2017 at 9:11 AM
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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: Add A Leaf and Shackles 97SportOHV, January 16, 2017 at 7:54 AM
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      2. Misc Items For Sale

        Sell all of your non-automotive related items here.
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        Latest: Explorer Forum License Plate Frames !!! Turdle, November 21, 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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      4. Now on E-Bay

        Regularly updated feed of Ford Explorer items on E-bay.
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        Latest: 1993 Ford Ranger Automatic Transmission EF's E-bay Feed, January 16, 2017 at 7:52 AM
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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: 2017 Harbor Freight coupons. BrooklynBay, January 13, 2017 at 1:29 AM
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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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    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: Return of the Ranger and Bronco??? Flounder, January 15, 2017 at 1:44 AM
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      1. Exploring everything 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: What did you do to your Ex/Mounty/RBV today? 96Green, January 15, 2017 at 12:24 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: Back to top button? Stic-o, November 20, 2016
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