order to keep "Serious Explorations"® running
efficiently, there needs to be some Do's and Don'ts to make life
more tolerable, and to keep the website enjoyable. The main
intention of this message board is to discuss ideas, problems,
and to share information about the Explorer and it's related
brethren, Sport Trac, Navajo, Mountaineer, and of course the
Ranger and Bronco II.
Information gathered by this site will not be
sold to any other organization. Per California law we have a “Do
Not Sell My Personal Information” link visible to our
California members. Since the site runs advertisements, I am
required to run that link, regardless of whether personal
information is sold.
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E-mail from this site will have information related to the
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the topic of your post as descriptive as possible.
Don't just say "Hey help me out guys". Giving a
descriptive topic helps our members to better help you. Here is
an example of a descriptive title: “1997 4.0 timing chain
read the descriptions of each forum to better help you decide
where to post your question or statement. Do not post the same
message in more than one forum.
expect an immediate answer, and re-post your question because no
one answered the first day. Sometimes it takes those in the know
awhile to figure out an answer. Be Patient.
implore you all to add your vehicle type and year on your
signature. Since there are so many configurations of the
Explorer, it makes it hard to be able to answer questions when
the year and model aren't mentioned. Adding it to your signature
saves you typing. You don't need to put every modification you
did to your Explorer, just the basics.
SHORT non-wrapping lines are the maximum that you can have.
Moderators may ask you to shorten your signature if you don't
comply they may shorten it for you leaving just the basic
Example of a signature file:
97 XLT 4X4 4.0L SOHC
of Ray's Truck
and graphics are not allowed in signatures.
act of berating, provoking, or giving someone a "verbal
lashing" in a public forum will not be tolerated on
this board. DON'T DO
IT! Abusive and foul
language will not be tolerated. This is intended to be a family
site, so keep it clean.