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Buying and Used Explorer need suggestions..

Discussion in 'General Explorations!!' started by DaveEX93, September 22, 2002.

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    1. DaveEX93

      DaveEX93 New Member

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      I am currently looking for an used explorer to build-up for and D.D + a weekend Trail truck. My old 4wheeler was and 91 4x4 4.0L dana-35 8.8" with 35's and it worked great but didnt have much room inside.. Ive since sold that truck and am looking to replace it with an explorer.

      What should i look for when buying and used one?

      Body wise ----- what are spots to check for Rust?

      xlt,xl, eddie baure,limited ? whats the diff?

      I know all come with 4.0L dana-35 and 8.8" were
      gearings different for different packages?

      did any come with a manual t-case? or are all push button?

      Milage? does it really matter that much? well to me NO because replaceing an tired 4.0L isnt a big deal and they are easy enough to come across i know when i sold my 91 the 4.0 had close to 300'000 K and still ran strong so i'm not really concerned on milage

      next question is did any of the 90-94s come with the v8's?
      anything else i should know let me know thanks

      Dave
       
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    3. Nick C.

      Nick C. Active Member

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      I just bought my '96 two weeks ago as far as the mechanics of it all I can't really help you but for a good explorer specs resource www.edmunds.com.

      That'll tell you pretty much everything you need to know style wise, engine size, but like I said that's really just an overview.

      NO v8's before 96.
       

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