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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MotleyCrue, December 16, 2004.

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    1. MotleyCrue

      MotleyCrue New Member

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      Alright.. I just got myself a '97 2wd explorer a few months ago, been saving up some money to finish the down payment and everything, but now im ready to start building it up. but i've noticed alot of the suspension makers and everyone only build for 4wd or for older and newer explorers. i was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction and help me out. any input would be nice.
       
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    3. jimbo74

      jimbo74 Elite Exploder Elite Explorer

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      welcome to the site... the search button is your friend.... ;)

      anyways.. you can do a torsion twist for some good amount of lift, also lift spindles are available, also a bodylift is an option and then for the rear of the truck add a leafs, shackles, or an soa...... and any combination between
       
    4. MotleyCrue

      MotleyCrue New Member

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      Thanks man. I already did the torsion lift. it looks alright for now. Do you know who would be the best to shop at for parts? Thats my biggest problem right now is that I can't find anything for my particular model. It kind of sucks..
       
    5. mctoy

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      Motley....
      Holy crap man, Parker????? No wonder your havin' a hard time finding parts! Ha Ha! I lived in Poston.....in the '60's!!!!! You think there's nuthin there now... ;) Anyhoo, just wanted to say hey from a former 'Zonie'.
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    6. MotleyCrue

      MotleyCrue New Member

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      It sucks.

      Then you know my pain. lol even worse down there. jeeze.. i wish i could find some place to start shopping at around here. there's just no where to go...
       
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      Blee1099 Evil Asian EF Vendor Moderator Emeritus

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      What are your plans for the truck? Do you want to go pre-runner? You have 2wd so you have a bunch of options.. You can get 3" lift spindles, TT, shackles, SOA, 2 or 3 inch body lift, etc. Do a search for Splat, it was a 2wd lift explorer.
       
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      Also Gopher had a two drive he lifted and wheeled. Try a search for him also.
       

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