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Hi, I've been lurking since 1997, posting since 2002, and figure with all my incessant, and probably minor work postings in the "What Did You do to your (1st Gen) Explorer Today" thread, it was probably about time I just bit the bullet and make my own addition to the registry. After all, I don't think she's going anywhere soon.
So above, there she is, 93' Ford Explorer Sport "X" as me and the wife call it or "The X". My mom bought it new in 1993 for 19K with 15 miles on it that was not her test drive, in order to pull horse trailers for trail rides. I got it in 2002 as my first car and never got rid of, replaced, or upgraded because when you spend less than the cost to replace every 100K in maintenance, with a few hundred at most...
The new turd mobile. 2000 Mountaineer v8 awd.
Was living it's prior life on a dusty road. Must tear out interior and deep clean.
Driver window off track "or something" and will not roll down. It tries but the rear part wants to stay up.
3 out of 4 door handles have issues. I have 4 new outer handles on order.
Cracked passenger side tail light housing. ( Ebay for some cool tail lights)
Compass-Thermometer thingy lit up and went out--idunno bout that yet
Door locks seem sticky, probably has to do with the handles.
It has a funky purple color trim with red metallic ( you'll have that every now and then) :(
Gas tank was full
I am the 2nd owner!!
Is from the local area, which means no salt!
As per the instructions above here's the info:
2000 Explorer Eddie Bauer Edition 5.0
I'm from Parsons KS and you can contact me easily through a PM here.
Well, they aren't good pics. They were provided by the seller using a cell phone. But this is my 2000 Explorer Eddie Bauer Edition. I am going to "visit" it today at the sellers house and pull the radiator. My next day off I get to install a new one (would do them both today, but had to order the radiator). Jon (Turdle) has already provided me with the link to the radiator replacement thread. (Thanks again Jon)
Mods will be slow due to funding and the need to finish putting an engine in my other vehicle (seen below). Probably just go with exhaust and slightly more aggresive tires...
I bought a 1991 Explorer XLT, 5spd, manual hubs and transfer case in March. I sold my dirt bikes in Oregon last year to make room and money for my wife and I to move up to Anchorage, AK for an awesome job opportunity for her. I planned to buy another dirt bike when we got here, but a couple months after moving we found out we would be having our first child, so something that can take the whole family out would be a better purchase for now. When we were living in the Oregon desert I wanted to build a super simple, lightweight, go fast Ranger or Bug, but being in Alaska now meant needing something that could handle mud and snow. My budget was pretty slim ($3000, ideally less) with having just had a wedding, a baby, and bought...
Hi I'm Craig from Hood River Oregon.
This is basically the condition i bought it in.
I've had to replace a the shocks, driver side wheel bearing, brakes, a fuel injector, valve cover gaskets, and an alternator.
After reading on this site for awhile i wanted to make my truck look a little more rugged so i installed some new lights and went playing in the snow.
The next day, I was at work taking a delivery in my truck when i hit a patch of ice when a guy stopped for a pedestrian. more damage to him than me.
I went to a junkyard the next week and picked up a bumper and grille for $80 dollars you pull it, at the same time on craigslist a grille guard was for sale so i bought it as well.
Then after that i put the lights back...
Here is my 97 xlt 4-door just brought it home a month ago. Going through the necessary repairs and cleaning. With only 121,600 miles and an overall great condition to start with, I believe we will have many miles of road behind us. Just replaced thermostat housing, fuel filter, oil &filter, air filter, cleaned maf, 2 rear interior door handles, the truck came with a newer set of of tires less than 6 months old. The only problem that remains is the dreaded p0171/p0174 engine codes, however that will be resolved next week as I have an appointment with Ford diagnostic specialist. And whatever the issue is I will do the repair, most likely intake o-ring seals. Trans shifts flawlessly and the 3:73 limited slip rear axle appears to have...
I Made my account here on EF For a few years now, I've responded to a few threads here and there, but I finally did the Elite Explorer deal (2 for 1) this last November, and I'm Glad I did! (Especially Now!)
Ever since I was little, I loved our families 97 2 door Explorer we bought in 2002 with about 10k miles on it. (It's a Sport, 4x4, 3.73 w/LSD, 4.0 OHV, 5 Speed Auto). My siblings and I grew up in it and I always said I wanted to drive it, but my parents daily drove it and I never really thought about how realistic that would be that I could drive it one day. Well, fast forward to when I was about to get my permit, the lower intake manifold gasket broke. My family and I didn't know that much about engines, and the Explorer...
Hey, my names Stephen I live in Hamilton, MT and I've been lurking on this forum since I got my first X, it was a 1993 eddie baur that was kinda beat and only had 126k on it. but after discovering this forum I've regretted getting an auto after hearing how much of a pain they are, so not wanting to get invested in something that was bound to fail. That brings me to today! I found a clean 1994 sport, the man who was selling said it was his dads and he bought in 1996 for 11,000 and trading in his 1989 bronco XLT. I decided with how clean it was and some dickering I got it for $2100 with 123k miles on the 6 digit odometer. I'll get some more pictures tomorrow, but its the cleanest X I have seen in Montana.
Hi all. My name's Tim. i live in Colorado Springs, CO.
I've been on the forum for a few months now and figured it's time to make my self known.
I have a 1993 Explorer Sport.
My parents bought the Ex brand new back in '93. When I turned 16 and got my license my parents gave it to me.
Now time for some pictures
This is my Ford Explorer 2000 XLT 5.0L V8 LHD
So far done:
- Roof rack and spotlights
- Bumper driving lamps
- Stock radio fitted
- New speakers all doors
- Rear parking sensors
- Rear parking camera