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    NEw here, but i need some help performance wise

    you can put a 5.0 in there cheaper than that, and gain 60+hp while running a stock motor. that is assuming your not completely rebuilding the new motor and getting new parts for everything, just get a 70k mile motor/trans, do all the work yourself and it should only be a couple grand. plus...
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    91 sport offroading in the snow

    awesome man!! i would love to go there sometime. i usually just go up north to my gma's trailer near houghton lake and offroad there. i see jeepers offroading all the time up there. i will definately check that out, a lot closer than houghton lake :D
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    1991 Explorer XLT

    yup, sounds good :D
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    91 sport offroading in the snow

    just an update, i added a JVC KD-G420: http://www.crutchfield.com/S-abKslpyR9Um/cgi-bin/prodview.asp?i=257KDG420 also put on a dynomax catback from summit, installed some polk 5x8s, installed my kicker comp 10" truck sub box combo, and magnaflow cats. ordered the spindle kit for manual...
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    1991 Explorer XLT

    for the windshield, you can call a local glass repair place (yellowpages.com) and if you want to go through insurance you can get it cheap, the place i went with paid half of my deductable so all i had to pay was $50 for a new windshield and they did it in my driveway. axle seal, its like a...
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    Bumps kill engine

    hah i knew it! stupid design having them cross right there.
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    free bonus for me!

    hrm didnt know that. it didnt look like original bolts but i could be wrong. my radius arm bushings are shot so im replacing them.
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    free bonus for me!

    i was under the car checking things yesterday and noticed my radius arm bushings have had the rivets replaced by bolts!!! wohooo, i feel like i won the lotto or something lol. i was almost positive i would be drilling rivets this weekend, the truck has been in the family for 8 years now and no...
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    Bumps kill engine

    same exact problem in my ex, it was the ground wire touching the power wire right behind the battery, easy wrap in electrical tape fix.
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    please help with my hubs

    i would also check your outer pads. make sure they are seated in the locking tabs correctly or they will come loose, make a ton of noise and eventually fall out....i know from experience...
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    Best "how to" manual for Clueless single mom?

    no problem :D i would just make sure the trans fluid level is good, check it while running, if the level is good then leave it be. also smell the fluid, if it smells burnt, then i would get the trans looked at asap.
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    Best "how to" manual for Clueless single mom?

    sounds like a crappy situation you are in, maybe someone near you can help you out, i know i would. i have a better solution to your need for a book, autozone.com. Its free, its easy, and has many diagrams/pictures. its tailored to the beginner. They have full manuals to all kinds of...
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    CAUGHT! Early prototype LTW (Lightweight) Cobra Explorer!

    you would be one baked potato in that thing!
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    My explorer

    i would say remove the banner. otherwise its nice.
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    How fast can you change the plugs on your V6???

    took me about an hour and a half taking my time to change all plugs and wires without removing the tire. wasnt that bad, woulda been easier if i woulda thought about removing the tire lol.
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    make explorer as or more capable than a hummer

    hrm, i was kinda thinking i would get an answer like this, or at least hoping. i never tried anything like that in the explorer. they did have the h3's there too. i just liked how damn easy it was to climb a 60deg incline at like 1mph, i even stopped mid hill and it almost coulda idled it up...
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    make explorer as or more capable than a hummer

    ok i just had a chance to drive a hummer h2 when i was in vegas at this gm test drive offroad course. it was awesome!! they had 60deg incline & decline, 45deg turns, 18in cement wall to climb, and it handled it like nothing. i was wondering if its possible to have that capability in my...
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    replacement speakers

    ok i just ordered some polk db570s, i think they should work pretty good. i wanted to get components but i would need an amp and its harder to install and they had a sale on these. http://www.crutchfield.com/S-4qzS55BGnc3/cgi-bin/ProdView.asp?g=52200&I=107DB570
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    replacement speakers

    cool thanks for the info. i got a lot of figureing out to do.
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    replacement speakers

    what if i go with some 6 1/2s? im really lookin to get something on ebay, i hate store prices on this stuff. so what is a good brand speaker to get for bass? and is it better if i went with component speakers if all i care about is bass?
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    replacement speakers

    i just got a jvc hd-g420 cd player for my car and it didnt take long to blow a speaker, lol. anyway im looking for replacement speakers that have the best bass and arent rediculously expensive. im just looking for the best speakers for bass. what do you guys suggest?
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    my cheap offroad lights in bumper

    why? :D
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    my cheap offroad lights in bumper

    yeah i know, read my last post, didnt know i could get them that cheap.
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    my cheap offroad lights in bumper

    man i was just at walmart and they had a set of hella 500s with the stone guards for like $62. didnt know they sold them there or i woulda got that. ill have to pick them up sometime im sure ill want to install them somewhere, maybe have 4 lights up front if i can mount it.
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    Add-a-leafs for a 1st Gen

    you didnt look very hard did ya? :p
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