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  1. K

    Second gen explorer as intro to building a 4x4 rig

    It sounds like that would be perfect Traveler. Unfortunately there are currently no low mileage second gen V8s for sale in my province. For my needs would the OHV be underpowered? I'm not planning on towing anything huge really. Maybe i should hold out till a V8 comes up.
  2. K

    Second gen explorer as intro to building a 4x4 rig

    Thank you Traveler and Bkennedy
  3. K

    Second gen explorer as intro to building a 4x4 rig

    I will check the door codes on friday when I look at the truck again. Thanks EB4X. I'm hopeful that the 4.0 OHV will do just fine for the purpose of towing my grandfathers 20 ft aluminum boat, an equipment trailer, and maybe in the future a small camper. Towing is rated at 4760 lb.
  4. K

    Second gen explorer as intro to building a 4x4 rig

    Thanks for the response EB4X. I'm excited to check out the explorer this Friday. Hopefully the 5 speed automatic won't be an issue. If it looks and runs well, I'll buy. Def removing the running boards
  5. K

    Second gen explorer as intro to building a 4x4 rig

    Thanks for the clarification on the front axle BKennedy. Ufortunately first gen explorers seem to be very rare where I'm from nowadays. If they aren't an option, would second or third gens be wise to consider? I've read that axle swaps are also possible, but would that be worthwhile on a second...
  6. K

    Second gen explorer as intro to building a 4x4 rig

    Hello everyone! I've been deliberating for a while, and have decided that I want to buy an explorer as a weekend adventure vehicle for me and the family. I want to be able to tow a small trailer, get my partner, 1 year old and me around comfortably, and get up some decently difficult 4x4 routes...
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