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I've never owned a machine I couldn't break.

Explorer owner since 2017

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1999 Sport 4x4, "The Vulture"
Front end rebuilt at 186k
Still on the original engine and transmission

Bought: 156k
Current: 196k

K&N air intake
4" Superlift K357 + 1" RTZ re-indexed torsion bar keys; OME 1.5" lifted leaf springs, overload removed + RTZ 2" shackles
Rough Country front drive shaft
Superlift Shadow shocks
Supreme Suspensions 1.5" spacers (front only)
15x10 Pro Comp 51 series
33x12.5 Nitto Trail Grapplers
Matching spare wheel & tire

Build thread
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/project-vulture.487247/

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2000 Limited 4x4, "Hazey"

Bought: 216k
Current: 226k

2.5" RTZ re-indexed torsion bar keys; RTZ 2" shackles
Rancho RS5000X shocks
265/70R16 Maxxis Razr AT 811
Matching spare wheel & tire

Build thread
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/project-hazey.499509/

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When man ceases to seek improvement, he begins to seek detriment.
Birthday
January 29, 1997 (Age: 27)
Location
somewhere in the swamps
City, State
NC
Year, Model & Trim Level
1999 Explorer Sport 4x4
Gender
Male
Vehicle Specs
YES
Engine
4.0 SOHC
Year
1999
Transmission
5r55e (acts like a 4-speed)
Transfer Case
BW4405 ESOF
Front Axle
Dana 35 w/Yukon 5.13's
Rear Axle
Ford 8.8 Traction-Lok w/ Yukon 5.13's, Yukon shafts & bearings
Lighting
Roof-mounted 2nd pair of factory fogs (KC floods in the plan)
Tires
33x12.5 Nitto Trail Grapplers
Occupation
Worthless Lout
Wheels
15x10 Pro Comp 51 Series 3.75" BS on 1.5" Supreme Suspensions spacers (front only)
Audio/Video and Navigation
Pioneer DEH-S4010BT head + 4 Kicker 6x8 coaxials (dual 12" L7's waiting for install)
Sliders / Bumpers
Curt Class III-based crash/recovery bar
Accessories
Drawtite Class IV hitch receiver

Signature

"And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God..." - Paul, Romans 8:28
Stance as tall as necessary and as wide as possible.
There is no accomplishment without obstacles, no victory without battles.

99 Explorer Sport 4x4 "The Vulture" - 14 Elantra Limited "Zoey" - 03 Durango SLT 4x4 "GiGi" - 00 Explorer Limited 4x4 "Hazey" - 17 RAM 1500 "Pearl"
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