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Discussion in 'Modified 2002 - 2005 Explorers' started by 86EXPLORER86, April 25, 2009.

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  1. Kobalt

    Kobalt New Member

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    Heres my 2002 Ex.

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    Just got the Kumho Road Venture A/Ts 265/70r17 installed today, and no rubbing with the stock height. Next up is a 1.5" lift. Still havent decided if I want to put on black rims or not.
     
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  3. wheelin'explorer

    wheelin'explorer Active Member

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    Paint that plastic!
     
  4. Kobalt

    Kobalt New Member

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    Are you talking about the trim? Yeah I either want to paint it to match the body, or black. Im about to restore it to get the oxidization/fade out.
     
  5. wheelin'explorer

    wheelin'explorer Active Member

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    Yeah, the trim.
    A few cans of Krylon will change the entire truck. One of the best things I did for my Ex was that.
     
  6. Kobalt

    Kobalt New Member

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    I'm just worried that I wont do a good job on it, or ill get paint on the body even if I tape it off.
     
  7. wheelin'explorer

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    The plastic takes the Krylon really well, and just use a lot of news paper and more tape.
     
  8. jaxjag

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    Loks good. what is your overall offset on your wheel set up? And are they true 33s, im wondering what id have to do to get some 265/70/18 (32.6s) under mine?
     
  9. Demo1986

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    idk for sure if its possible but i think it might work...

    who would like to trade the whole front end of your 3rd gen expo for my Sport Trac front end (which is the same as the 2dr expo)? from the research that i have done we would trade hoods, bumpers, grill, and just the corners of the headlights. i would prefer to trade with a white expo but i woudnt turn down any other color. i enjoy being the only pre-runner ST at the desert but i would really like to be the only ST with a different face! and you can be the only 4dr expo with the 2dr look (or the "limited edition 4dr" 2dr expo). haha.

    the wreching yards around here dont have newer models yet and i dont want to buy new stuff and store or throw away my stock stuff. i'm located in long beach SoCal so post up if interested or pm me. thx.

    heres a pic just incase you need to see it
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  10. Limited02

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    Truck looks great!!!

    One thing though, I'm 99.9% sure a 3rd gen front end will not swap onto your gen of Sport Trac since it is based off the Ranger, which doesn't really share anything with the 3rd gen Explorer. But hey, I've been wrong before.

    I'd recommend you start another thread and if you need measurements for the hood width or whatever, I'd be willing to help as much as possible.
     
  11. SUL73NAZ

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    Demo! Your truck looks so good and sleeper! Why change? :)
     
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    wheels im going to get

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    theyre gonna be 18s. Man am i ready for this set up to be on my black limited!
     
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    Thanks limited02

    It'll still be sleeper. There's more ST's being built now and if I'm able to swap the front end out it'll be more unique without a crazy one piece.
     
  14. taburch

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    some updated pics.
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    w/ roof rack installed

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    w/ front 1.5" lift installed

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    w/ 1.5" lift installed all around

    Next AT tires either 285/70R17 or 265/70 R17
     
  15. SUL73NAZ

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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Truck is looking good!!! Are you going to paint that trim black next?
     
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    SUL73NAZ Active Member

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    Oh and 285's would look great on there!
     
  17. taburch

    taburch New Member

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    Thanks, no i will leave the trim the same color, however I will put a black billet grill, replace front bumper with a custom Prerunner, and replace side steps with custom sliders.
     
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    taburch New Member

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    yeah thats what i'm leaning towards i just hope they fit.
     
  19. SUL73NAZ

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    That will all look good! be sure to post plenty of pics!
     
  20. 3rdGenExploder

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    Hey i took those exact ones off my exploder about 4 years ago! and had them for sale for 6 months before i umm... "donated" them in a dumpster because i was moving. 4 years too late man! haha
     
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    body lift

    Where Did You Find Your Body Lift At?
     

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