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Discussion in 'Street Trucks' started by X~FACTOR, August 30, 2008.

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    1. mr.p

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      it would be a long drive but ill hitup the east coast eventually, if the explorer can tow the jeep or not :D
       
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      could you post some pictures of how the exhaust is routed? Love the way it exits in the middle.
       
    4. X~FACTOR

      X~FACTOR Name is Ray

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      I don't carry a spare for weight savings so its routed directly through the middle.
       
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      im getting to the point where i need a hood scoop or vented hood to complete the look, can you post up a writeup or tell me exactly how you did the venting, the glassing of the scoop to the hood isnt the issue, i just dont see how you got those vents so clean.
       
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      dude, nice X
       
    7. Spas

      Spas It's all Jack's fault Elite Explorer

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      Subscribing because the next time I'm in Long Island I'm coming by to gawk in person!
       
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      where did u get the grill and the metal for the vents on ur hood?
       
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      00Xplorer you can pick up all types of billet grill/mesh material at home depot or home hardware or ace or whatever you have in your town
       
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      Hey ray when you lowered it what did you do to lower it? And by this what i mean is what parts did you get to put on there to lower it? Can i just put lowering blocks on the back and lowering coils on the front iv never done it before and really need advice and i like the way ur truck looks. I have a 2001 explorer sport and 20in' rims please help.
       
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      lynchy wa Down Under Beer Explorer Elite Explorer

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      Awesome mate, awesome.
       
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      im lovin it. what % tint do you have and have you gotten any tickets out there in nassau for it?
       
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      Are these the Bullitt wheels from OE wheels llc w/ 24mm/22mm offset?
       
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      X~FACTOR Name is Ray

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      McMaster.com is where I get my grills. They are 3003 aluminum, 16 ga.

      The truck came with a slight tint from the factory, I just added a light tint more all around.

      Yes, they are.

      This is what I do. I've done almost a hundred cars, venting the hood. Shoot me an email if any of you guys need it done. RNGALVEZ@MSN.COM
       
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      You're explorer is sweet! I'm working on murdering out mine at the moment, but with the very few body work skills I have I know it's not gonna look nearly as good at this. Now I'm gonna be jealous so much of yours.
      Either way, yours is awesome! Great work.
       
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      Looks sick :D
       
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      so with out the front cv joints it handles fine? i thought about removing my whole front setup too but i wasn't sure if the hub assy would hold it or not i know its pressed together and all i just didn't wanna chance it,
      but over all the truck looks awesome dude nice work.
       
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      looks sick, love the s2k also!
       
    20. X~FACTOR

      X~FACTOR Name is Ray

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      Well its about time I give this thread an update.

      With a newborn baby girl, I needed something more comfortable and with a working A/C. Owning her since new back in 1997, it was time. The truck had to go after 14 good years. I sold it in the early summer of 2011. It was a truly a sad day. A friend from another forum bought it with the condition that he will let me have first dibs if he decided to sell the truck down the road.

      I see the truck on Facebook once in a while. Somewhat regretting that I let her go. :( I couldn't believe someone else is claiming to own her and not me. It's a weird feeling.

      Fast forward to the end of summer 2013. I received a phone call from the same friend, asking me if I am ready to take her back. I was speechless for a few seconds... letting it sink in a bit. I was surprised and excited that I will have the opportunity to get her back! After much debate (okay a little debate lol), I made arrangements to take a look. 2 weeks later, I was driving her back home, where she belongs, with me. :)

      The good news is getting her back brings back joyful memories. Being at the driver seat, you get this feeling that you are seating at your favorite rocking chair that you've had all your life. It just FEELS right! :)

      The bad news is, the guy did not take care of her the way I did. She came back all beaten up as the picture shows. It'll be a slow process getting her back to the same condition before I sold her. She may or may not last very long but it would be just right for her to end her run at my own hands.

      If I could help it, she will be running forever. Getting an upgrade here and there as funds allow. Continue to mod her in the same direction I was going before I let her go.
       

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      Aww, it sucks that she was so abused! But on the other hand I'm really glad to see that you got her back! Good luck ;)
       
    22. X~FACTOR

      X~FACTOR Name is Ray

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      Thanks Spas! :thumbsup:
       
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      Congrats in getting your explorer back. Look forward to seeing you clean it up
       
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      Gratz! What did he do.. Drive that thing around in Iraq? Lol.
       
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      Nice mods and getting her back
       
    26. X~FACTOR

      X~FACTOR Name is Ray

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      Just a little update.

      Got it back as good if not better than before I sold it. Pretty happy how everything is turning out. Still got a few things to do but it's heading in the right direction I wanted to. :thumbsup:

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