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    April 25, 1970 (Age: 46)
    Handyman for general repairs, and installations of


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    March 29, 2017 at 11:00 PM
      1. 08EddieCA
        Hi BrooklynBay,
        I am trying to upload some photos from my Nikon D5300. I keep getting a security error after the picture is uploaded. Do you know what would cause this?
        Thank you.
        1. 08EddieCA
          Still having difficulty adding photos
          March 24, 2017 at 8:35 PM
      2. Omegabolt
        Hi, need some help!, Parts are difficult to find here in New Zealand! I have had my Explorer diagnosed, faulty EGR valve
        Currently cant find the part, considered deleting the valve.. I'd prefer to replace the part but, has anyone done this?
        1. Jenny.Mondial
          Hi parts aren't always difficult - what make and model is your explorer and whereabouts are you? I'm in chc and have a few contacts as I have a 2005 V8 LTD with the electronic controls.
          December 22, 2016
        2. Jenny.Mondial
          I'm looking for a purple tip injector if anyone has one ....
          December 22, 2016
      3. Ron McIntire
        Ron McIntire
        I am just starting to learn how to use this forum. About 5 days ago I bought a 2000 Ford Explorer and I want to put some good tires on it. Does anyone have any good suggestions? I was looking at some AT tires and would hope they are quiet enough.
      4. Abhpuente
        Hello, I have a question. I have a 2014 ford explorer limited edition with the 3.5 engine (not twin turbo). I was wondering do you know if they sell supercharger kits or turbocharger kits? Or can I add the twin turbos on my car that the sport has???? Help please!
      5. jposr
        Do u where the Horns are in an 01 Explorer Sport?
      6. Icuff4cash
        Got a tire question. It's going to be 4 weeks before I get the van back. I have the stock 14" rims and caps. Big O,discount and Walmart are offering general grabber ta in 225-75-14. $99.00
        I was looking for rims used 15"-4 are running 160-200 not counting lug or center cap. New rims and lugs I can get $45.00 each. Then the 235-75-15 are $125. On sale this would give me 2 inches of ground clearance from 6-8.
      7. SparkyJak
        I was wondering if a 94 4.0 V6 will work in my 96 explorer sport
        1. BrooklynBay
          The 1994 uses EEC-IV, and the 1996 uses OBD-II so you will have to transfer several things over from one engine to another.
          July 31, 2016
        2. SparkyJak
          Please list what I need to transfer or would it be better to find a different engine
          July 31, 2016
        3. BrooklynBay
          I think that the fuel injection wiring harness might be different. I remember reading another thread about a swap. The older engine didn't fire each fuel injector individually like the newer engines. Compare the color codes, the number of terminals on the fuel injector harness, the type of sensors on each engine, and the number of pins on each bulkhead. Compare the fuel pressure regulator from both engines.
          July 31, 2016
      8. Jackson9373
        Hey BrooklynBay, I just bought a 2001 Sports Trac and its been having problems with a leak coming from the rack and pinion. I have been doing my homework and I am buying the complete unit from RockAuto.com. I am taking it to a shop since i don't have the knowledge or proper tools to do it myself. How can I check what kind of make/model i should get to replace the one i already have?
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        2. BrooklynBay
          Prestone makes power steering fluid with stop leak & a conditioner.
          August 2, 2016
        3. Jackson9373
          Well I meant what brand or model Rack and pinion I am supposed to be looking for. Its come to the point where it does need to be replaced but like i said I have no clue what I am doing. Is there some way i can know what rack and pinion model I need?
          August 7, 2016
        4. BrooklynBay
          Moog is a good brand.
          August 8, 2016
      9. rv4fun
        Brooklyn, what the hell has gotten into the folks running this forum? Do they really think they can force people to buy their paid membership by hounding them with pop-ups that block the reading of messages. Well, f**k 'em. I'm out of here. Thanks for your help in the past but I'm not a fan at all of the changes they've made. There's another Aerostar forum and I'll use it from now on. See you later.
        Donald Ford
        1. BrooklynBay
          Don't leave the forum over this. You could always come back if you need help with something.
          July 28, 2016
      10. Icuff4cash
        I read the down load I thought the exchange book told you that a seat from a Lincoln could be used in a Oldsmobile . So bone yards can swap parts from one to the other
      11. Icuff4cash
      12. Icuff4cash
        Hi it's me again ha ha,a while ago did you send me a photo of a home made coil spring compresser. Next week when my lift comes in I want to install it. The cheapest coil compresser I found was $45.00. If you made one what changes any and the size of the unit. If I remember it was flat stock and rod.
        1. BrooklynBay
          It's just a threaded rod anchor bolt with an electrical blank plate.
          June 13, 2016
      13. Icuff4cash
        Hi I'm trying to remove the rear fiberglass bumper I removed the 3/8 out rigger bolts by the fender flaps. And the 4 bumper bolts. The instructions said it should skins off. I beat it with a 3 pound sledgehammer and crow bar won't come off. The photo only shows 4 are there more bolts
        Robert Las Vegas
      14. Icuff4cash
        Hi brook I search the form and can't find anything on cai, beside some cool noise I'm not ready to snorkel the pug shuttle until I get into full westfilia mode. There's no section were guys have turned vans into campers why not. Can I buy the hard were to turn my bench seats into fold down beds. I figured it's just the side latch.
      15. juggaloscorpio
        Hey Brooklyn, had a great run with my EX but I had to sell her to clear space for my new car. I would like to thank you and the other admin for the excellent site and help it has provided over the years. How do I stop this forum/account from sending me further emails?
      16. Glen4X4
      17. BrooklynBay
      18. BOWLING91
        I have seen a lot of Explorers with this site's stickers in their windshield. How do I get one?
      19. shmelmafinga
        Thank you very much. I owe you. My guess is that there are a lot of us that owe you. Please keep up the good work and think of me if there's something you think I might have to offer as payback.
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      20. rayman051
      21. Donner
        Hmm, I've lost your TSB list.
      22. BrooklynBay
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