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97 xlt 2wd

Discussion in 'Explorer Registry' started by sitemodeltrent, May 13, 2010.

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  1. sitemodeltrent

    sitemodeltrent New Member

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    City, State:
    Brunswick, GA
    Year, Model & Trim Level:
    1997 XLT 2WD V6
    Im 16 and I was handed this truck. My mom bought it brand new, she drove it till about 2006 and then my sister drove it until about a year ago when the transmission went out :mad:
    It set in my front yard for about a year before i got a hold of it. My dad bought a new transmission with only 40,000 miles on it and its been great from there on out.
    Body and Engine- 170,000
    transmission- 40,000

    Specs:
    97 XLT
    2 WD
    4 Door
    4.0 V6

    What ive done:
    JVC radio
    Flowmaster Deltaflow 40 on stock pipes
    TT and Warrior shackles
    All exterior gray, painted black (bumpers, grille)
    Removed Running Boards

    Future:
    Bigger tires and smaller rims :p:
    Roof Rack
    Grille Guard
    CB.... maybe



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  3. Sams01XplrSprt

    Sams01XplrSprt Southern Cali Explorer

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    Year, Model & Trim Level:
    2001 Sport (sold)
    nice x u got
     
  4. morpho18

    morpho18 New Member

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    Year, Model & Trim Level:
    1997 XLT
    Gook looking Exploder! Give's me more reason to paint my bumper now that I can see what one looks like with black there, instead of brownish-grey.
     
  5. sitemodeltrent

    sitemodeltrent New Member

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    Year, Model & Trim Level:
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    Updates

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    Painted factory rims, left chrome cover on.
    30in Dunlop Mud Raptors

    Also, Ordered a billet grille, should be here anyday now. And a 4 foot cb whip on its way. Im thinking roof mount? Maybe?
     
  6. sitemodeltrent

    sitemodeltrent New Member

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  7. 97xlt4.0

    97xlt4.0 Soon to be exploring agai

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    City, State:
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    Year, Model & Trim Level:
    '97 XLT
    looks good, i like it!!! the more X's i see with the gray trim painted black, makes me want to do mine!
     
  8. addictionshary

    addictionshary New Member

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    i like it!!!
     
  9. RyansX

    RyansX Active Member

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    Year, Model & Trim Level:
    1998 Explorer XLT
    For the CB search for tailight cb whip, you can mount them on your tailights just like I did. Great looking Ex by the way!
     

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