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|04-13-2003, 12:03 AM||#321|
98 xlt V8
Join Date: Sep 2002
Hello to all,
I have a 98'XLT 5.0 and I have had to replace the hubs, all brakes and rotors, Upper and lower ball joints and soon the rear leaf springs and the exhaust manifold gaskets. Sorry, by the way, My X will turn 100k this week.
2000 Ebbtide powerboat
Polaris X45 watercraft (1 of only 500)
2004 Hemi Durango Limited
|04-13-2003, 12:34 AM||#322|
Join Date: Jan 2002
98 Sport OHV 63,000
4X4 Relay (broke the day I got it, told the place either'er they fix it or take it back, they fixed it)
valvebody replaced (ouch)
2 Oxygen sensors (third any minute)
A/C recharged twice last summer
they finally found the leak and hopefully will fix it monday
I think the paint on my hood is going bad
Besides that just regualr maintenance, but seeing that most of that happened the first year I owned it I haven't been too happy w/ my Ex.
I also hadta switch to 4 door leafpacks so I could haul my trailor w/ it, the mono-leafs that were on it, I couldn't put the trailor on it cause it'd just pull the rear end down.
|04-13-2003, 12:08 PM||#323|
91 XLT 4 door
Join Date: Nov 2002
1991 Explorer XLT
4.0 Auto trans,4door,A/C,Power Windows and locks
Bought this bad boy for $1,100,not bad!!! Read on...
Previous owner rebuilt the engine from the ground up @ 103,000 miles
Transmission professionally rebuilt in 2001.
Upper and lower ball joints replaced.
Auto hubs replaced with Warn manuals.
Had to have a radius arm support replaced.
Both front wheel bearings loose,had them tightened.
4 brandy new AT tires 2 weeks ago.
Done by yours truely.......
Had to replace the A/C compressor,so decided to convert it to an air compressor(for now). Added an air tank under the front passenger seats floor board,the various hoses,a 90 to 125 PSI Square D pressure switch,and an air line routed out to the front grill,plan on putting one out near the back bumper.
Alternator...... HAHA darn thing was squeaking and had RPM with voltage drop so replaced it with 1 from a yard,kept the old 1 has it had good outputs will rebuild it later for a quality spare.
Exhaust.......Returning from out of town trip a block away from home the exhaust falls off!! LOLOL. Guess whats next on my agenda? BTW....all of the above happened with in a day of each other,tires, alternator and exhaust!!!
I sat at the intersection and LAMO'ed!!! What else was I going to do?
Current miles on chassis........177,000...175,000 when bought.
I am in search of an uprated radiator,what works? Will concider ANY type even with mods,just need to know what needs to be done and moved.
|04-16-2003, 08:45 AM||#324|
Join Date: Oct 2000
I feel my Explorer is just a baby with 103xxx miles on it.
I purchased it used with 6xxxx miles on it. Only routine maintenance on it (knock, knock, knock on wood).
'96 Explorer 4x4 XLT
Leather w/ wood trim, 3rd seat, Westin brush/grill guard, Reese round tow hitch, Re-arched rear wiper, Xenon lamps, Bosch Platinum +4, KKM Tru-rev sport induction kit, Superchip, Dynomax Super-turbo cat-back exhaust, Mobil 1 0W-30, Fumoto Oil-drain valve
|05-21-2003, 10:49 PM||#326|
Join Date: Sep 2002
|05-21-2003, 11:00 PM||#327|
'93 XLT 4.0 4x4
Join Date: Nov 2002
1993 X XLT 4x4 4.0 OHV engine 117,000mi
-aircondtitioner (everything 'cept the compressor)
-4 sets of tires
-4x4 froze up (right before we went ofer "The Drop-off" in Anza Borrego
think thats about it
its going on a 4000 mi trip this summer. knock on wood that it will work the entire time!
"She ain't a cadalliac, she ain't a rolls, but there ain't nothing wrong with the radio!!" - Aaron Tippin
|05-22-2003, 05:05 AM||#328|
Uber Of All Possible Doom
97 explorer 4X4
98 x... 120,000 miles, she had to have a new tranny this last week but apart from that its just the normal tune up stuff...
she should be good to go for another 100,000 till something else goes wrong! :-)
woooo-hoooo I love these cars they go on and on and on!
|05-22-2003, 04:12 PM||#329|
woodbury, mn 55129
Join Date: May 2002
We have 138,000 miles on our 96 Explorer, we had no major problems with it. Just do regualar maintence on it, oil(mobile 1), tire, brakepads and tune ups. We are still on our first transmission, knock on wood. The only mod on it is a K&N air filter.
|05-22-2003, 10:15 PM||#331|
Join Date: May 2003
'94 XLT 4 Door w/5 sp manual trans.
2 clutch slave cylinders (w/ new clutches)
2 water pumps
rear axle assembly replaced with remanufactured unit
heater control valve
serpentine belt tensioner
radium arm bushings
EGR controller (under warranty)
rear brake adjuster wheels (they were jammed and the rear brakes stopped working.)
Plus the usual wear parts: plugs, wires, filters, tires, brake pads, serpentine belt, etc.
Oil change every 10000 miles using synthetic oil (either Mobil 1 or Amsoil). See http://neptune.spacebears.com/cars/s.../oil-life.html for a good independent evaluation of synthetic oil life.
|05-23-2003, 10:04 AM||#333|
91 Eddie Bauer
Join Date: Apr 2003
91 eddie bauer. 212,000 and still going, third tranny since i've owned it. too many things to list broken.
she is SICK
1991 Eddie Bauer
|06-20-2003, 02:44 AM||#334|
Join Date: Jul 2000
109k miles, 1995
Parts Replaced due to NEED not WANT!!:
Shocks, Brakes & Pads, Tires, and I may need a new transfer case shift motor.
Just ordered Jacob's wires today, she's missing a little.
I bought my truck in 2000 used with 69k on it. Haven't had much trouble at all with her **knocks on wood**
|06-29-2003, 03:59 PM||#335|
94 Explorer 2WD
94 Explorer 2WD (yes 2WD)
3" body lift, 2" suspension lift, 31 x 10.50 Pro Comp MTs, more coming.
orig 4.0 (runs great)
replaced since I've owned it in 3 years:
Tranny is slipping real bad, for 3 years now, keeps going though I hear that an Explorer A4LD tranny is good for 100,000 miles. Mine has 150,000
I have an overheating problem when at stand still, I think it's the fan clutch.
|06-29-2003, 04:06 PM||#336|
Rust? You mean character!
'97 XLT SOHC
Join Date: Jun 2003
I have a 1997 Explorer XLT and it has 89,000
-sway bar end links
-soon to be water pump
-3000 mile oil changes
thats about it...laterz
4.0 SOHC Modified w/ Magnaflow Exhaust...
'10 Edge Sport
Last edited by frickea86; 06-29-2003 at 04:22 PM.
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