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Yostyexplorer94's 1994 Explorer Registry

Discussion in 'Elite Explorer Registry' started by yostyexplorer94, September 30, 2008.

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  1. yostyexplorer94

    yostyexplorer94 1st Gen Mod Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    It was an easy job. I have done several before where I have made it difficult on myself.
    I cut the old brake line at the fuel filter location. Fished the brake line from fuel filter forward out from under the truck.
    I cleaned it up and used a chop saw to square the line up and a bench wire wheel to deburr it.
    Line nut went on and I use the clam shell style flare tool.
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    This style when used properly has made flaring brake lines enjoying for me!

    I reinstalled back in the explorer and added a flared union.
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    From there ran the new line back to rear brake hose. I fished it up high with the fuel lines to make it last longer this time.
    Bled the brakes with a 2x4 wedged between the brake pedal and the seat!
     
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  3. gmanpaint

    gmanpaint It's Always Something! Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    You made that sound way to easy! lol

    Is that a double flare or single flare? I have been told by people who say a single works better than a double, and others say never do a single. Then the brake shops say they do a special type of flare. I just want a flare that doesn't leak!!!
     
  4. yostyexplorer94

    yostyexplorer94 1st Gen Mod Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    My dad taught me to always do a double flare. Double flare has always been leak free for me. Never tried any other way.

    I have friends who single flare with no issues that I am aware of.
     
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  5. yostyexplorer94

    yostyexplorer94 1st Gen Mod Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    Boatsided the bumper

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    Found mice chewed some wires. Had to repair. I dislike mice. I forgot to take pictures.
     
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    Digging the new look of the bumper!
     
  7. yostyexplorer94

    yostyexplorer94 1st Gen Mod Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    Thank you!

    I redid my antiwrap bar
    Before:
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    After:
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    My goal was to make it stronger and lighter. It feels lighter but I failed to weigh it to see if it was a success. I also skinned the bottom with a piece of .083 wall chromoly
     
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  8. gmanpaint

    gmanpaint It's Always Something! Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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  9. yostyexplorer94

    yostyexplorer94 1st Gen Mod Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    I swapped in a computer from a manual transmission 1994 explorer sport.

    Here is the factory automatic computer
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    This is the new one in its place 20190408_160524.jpg

    I did this to see if there would be any noticeable difference between the auto and manual computer in my stick shift converted explorer.

    If there is a difference, it is so minute that I can't notice.
     
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  10. yostyexplorer94

    yostyexplorer94 1st Gen Mod Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    Last edited: April 28, 2019
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