PLEASE ONLY PM ME WITH YOUR NEW OR UPDATED TIMES/MODS. If you only post your mods/times they will most likely be overlooked and not added.
This is the official ET/MPH list. PM me any relevant info on your run, aka time slips and videos. Also list your mods, try and follow the format you see below. If you dont have the time to follow the format, ill organize your info, but any help is appreciated.
Suggestions are welcomed. We will use only vehicles relevant to this forum. I only used 1/8th...
Stock 1/4 mile and 0-60 times for a TON of cars!!! ^_^
Well, not all of them... But alot ;)
OK this is just something i thought yall would find interesting. This is not my list and i do not take credit for it. List is by Mario777 of CarForums.net
Zero to 60 & 1/4 Miles Times
This collection of 0-60 and 1/4 mile times has been accumulated from many different sources over the past few years. These sources include vehicle testing done by "the experts" at Car & Driver, Motor Trend, Road...
How does a 300HP naturally aspirated SOHC sound... it's supposed to be good for 650HP with NOS or SC:D
For the OHV motors they have ported and polished heads and intakes available.
Here's another 4.0 Resource:
This is going to be a big stumbling block for a few people
The stock balance for a 5.0 explorer engine is 50z in
A stroker engine will require a 28 oz in balance--
so a flexplate and harmonic balancer switch is needed.
The flexplates are out there, but the explorer Harmonic balancer-pulley-dis trigger is all one unique unit for explorers--
When I purchased my stroker kit from Coast High-they found me one I assure you. However, even with my receipt ( no part number) they have...
This is my work in progress thread to my 1977 F150. I purchased the truck as a stock 2wd swaped 351w / C6 truck with a 2.72 9" rear end. The minute I bought the truck I knew I was going to swap it to EFI but it needs to be done affordable as this is going to be my run around the shop work truck. I also know overdrive is about necessary these days so that needs to be in my upgrades to gain more power and fuel economy. This truck will be a daily driver so no antique tags for it. It will need a...
After getting an estimate on how much it would run me to fix up my Xploder with all new exhaust, cold side piping, and a bunch of other stuff done up the "right" way... I've decided to convert my Xploder back to NA form so that I can actually ENJOY the truck before I die of old age.
Anyways... To start it off I ordered up a MAC cold air intake (I do not have the stock intake) and sold my FMS headers on ebay.
I plan on buying a set of torque monster headers in the next week or so but am...
[Edits to follow - work in progress]
Where to find the 4.0L SOHC:
1997-2010 Ford Explorer/Mercury Mountaineer
2001-2010 Ford Sport Trac
2001-2010 Mazda B4000
2001-2011 Ford Ranger
2005-2009 Land Rover LR3
2005-2010 Ford Mustang
2006-2010 Ford Sport Trac
For us, this story begins in 1997 with the first of the 4.0L SOHC engines being sold in the Explorers. Ford used a "Rocker Arm" part number F77Z-6564-AB in the first of the SOHC engines (1997-1998ish), which was very similar to the...
(Yes I’m aware there has been plenty of posts like this.)
I have a few questions I’d like to spit out however.
I want to turbo my 4.0 V6 SOHC. It’s a brand new engine. New tranny as well, so it’s almost asking for a boost.
I don’t really want to go remote or rear-mounted.
has anybody ever fabricated a header for there 4.0s? Or used a crossover?
I’m interested to hear how everyone has turbod their x’s and how they did it.
Any recommendations for me?
Parts and Info for my Turbocharged 4.0 from my thread
This list is the basic parts (major items) I used to end up with a turbocharged 4.0 OHV. I hoped this could help consolidate information from the thread and from the research I've done to this point. This setup has resulted in great drivability allowing me to keep up with modern traffic. Boost comes on fast if you want to get on the go pedal but it also allows you to...
Does anybody ever done such a thing?
I'm wondering if the stock ECM will handle like 4 o 5 psi of boost without any mods?
I live at the Andes mountains, at 6.600 feet of altitude and the atmospheric pressure here is around 9 psi, so I figure if I add 4 or 5 psi of turbo boost the explorer migh perform like if it was at sea level..??
what if I go down to sea level..??
the 4.0 SOHC uses a MAF sensor, so the increase of airflow under boost will make the ECM dump more fuel... or...
Teaser pic. Should ship today.
More to come when I get my hands on it.
Where's that hard-on Smilie? :eek:
Professionally built stock bottom end by Ford Strokers 28oz imbalance crank
Wiseco pistons, shooting for around 9.6 to 1 comp.
gt40p heads ported (by Thumper) with 1.94/1.54 SS undercut valves and upgraded springs. Intake ports measured 140cc
Custom cam designed with my rear mount turbo in mind
28oz Damper DamperDudes.net (Americas Largest supplier of harmonic balancers)
Well guys been super busy and had parts to do this sitting around for awhile. Fortunately enough my timing cover gasket went from no leak to straight peeing in a 2 mile drive recently. Here is a few notes and parts I used, I'll add part numbers and update original post wen done...
-Comp Cams 35‑349‑8 Xtreme Energy Cam
-Alex's parts gt40p springs
-Alex's parts 6.305 extended pushrods (figured this out after cam was installed and stockers are WAY too short)
I already had a few supporting...
Let me preface this post by saying that this is my first ever post in a forum, so if I'm doing something wrong, let me know. This thread is a follow-along of the build for my 1994 Explorer XLT 4.0 OHV. I just figured that other 1st gen enthusiast, like myself, would enjoy seeing my unique approach to building my 4.0 to be an extremely capable daily driver.
As for the truck, I purchased it in Seattle, WA for $1000 with 150k miles on it. At 200k I managed to blow the head gasket...
As the topic. It's based upon a 93:ish 4.0 bottom end and the rest of the bits are from a 2.9i 24v BOB cosworth. Just missing a few bits to be able to put it all togehter. But here are a few old pics from how a few bits fit together.
It's been several years since there's been any posts on this subject so I decided to start a new thread to discuss it. There are several ways to significantly increase the power and torque of the SOHC V6: supercharging, turbocharging and stroking. All three are fairly expensive modifications and many members would probably comment why bother when it's possible to upgrade from a V6 Explorer to a V8 Explorer for less money. Well one reason is the V8 was not available in the 2 door Explorer and...
Go go gadget flame suit :D
Has anyone ever done a Chevrolet LS series motor swap in their 2nd gen explorer, or any gen explorer for that matter? I know it is a popular swap for fox body cars.
Links or pics would be appreciated. The google didn't yield much. I saw a thread with an 01 sport, but the project didn't appear to get anywhere. Thanks!
(Edit) - This turns into a build thread... Keep reading.
What’s out there these days for stock 5.0 PCM tuning options? I have an old SCT X3 with tunes from Henson Performance but I believe those are as good as useless now since he is no longer doing tuning? I would like the option of being able to do my own tweaking but still use a software that has support and could get professional help with, possibly a “base tune” for a given configuration. Any recommendations or shared experiences would be great. I am possibly looking at a boosted application...
I have a custom 65 F-100 build in progress so fitment and differentials are not big issues. I'm using a 572cui married to a 4R70W and was looking for some advice on a transfer case. Keeping in mind this is not an off-road build. Making 900+ hp and 860+ tq.