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    will these lockers and gears fit my explorer??

    I had a 1992 for explorer with this installed -auburn locker in the rear 8.8 with 4.56 gears - lock right locker in the front with a dana 35 with 4.56 gears the explorer was wrecked and i was wondering if there is any way i could use the gears and the lockers in my 1997 ford explorer Sport...
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    Front End Conversion on a first gen (finally repairing after wreck)

    thanks for the info, sorry i ment to list that it was the 2001 sport track explorer (truck version) front end...... there is that and a 1998 here at the local junk yard with rear end wrecks.. i was going to buy it and swich the 5.0 into my truck along with the tranny and trans case..... then...
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    Front End Conversion on a first gen (finally repairing after wreck)

    well i decided to fix my first gen after wrecking it, and im going to be doing a front end conversion.. does anyone have any experiece with doing this.. im either going to go with a second gen front end with the rear fender flares or the 2002 front end with the rear fender flares as well...
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    Sport Trac turbo kit on Ebay

    Also look at the junk you are supose to rig up to your exhaust manifolds... this kit is complete junk for real, dont waste your time... if your really wanting a cheap kit then make it your self.. if you can weld and bend piping then go to the junk yard and grab two t3/t4 turbos from a junk yard...
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    Ticking 5.0

    are the 1.6 RR pedstal mount or stud mount... if they are stud make sure they are adjusted correctly.... EDIT *sorry just saw where you said they were adjusted correctly
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    Sport Trac turbo kit on Ebay

    you get what you pay for... i knew a guy that ordered one for a 5.0 foxbody... well the turbos were junk, burnt up with in 3 weeks and produced very little boost. and the piping was junk and had to all be re done.. i wouldnt waste my money on somthing like this, save it and buy a better turbo...
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    cam for (99)5.0 ex

    i would look at replacing valve springs and push rods to correct specs to match cam as well.... depending on what cam you go with you may run into some valve float.... factory springs in my opinion need to be changed. and if possible some 1.6/1.72rr or somthing of that sort depending ont he cam...
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    Who is in the Western KY - Southern In Region

    Ive been wanting to go off roading/trail riding and have a good time but everyone in my area considers off roading as having a 1970 chevy truck with 40in tires and a mud hole... Who is in the owensboro kentucky /bowling green kentucky/evansville indiana area????
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    What kind of mileage do you get in your 1st generation Explorer?

    dang how in the world are you getting 16/17 mpg... i have a 4.5in lift with 4.56 gears and 33in tires and im only seeing 11mpg at the very very best no matter how easy you drive it... is something wrong here??
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    cam for (99)5.0 ex

    dang that sounds really good.... almost temps me to drop in a 306 motor i have in my 92...
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    Capital one - my Serious Explorations credit card

    CAPITAL ONE SUCKS... esp. thier customer support.. cant understand a damn word they say period
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    cam for (99)5.0 ex

    now i dont know about improvement in explorers because ive never done it, but i have built a ton of mustang in which still have some now.. its been awhile since i have just had a base gt40 headed motor but i was really impressed with the trickflow stage 1 cam... its a good all around cam with...
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    Need Help

    mine just has a normal rough country 4in suspension lift... im almost certain its running a stock or near stock pitman arm... actually now that you bring it up it does make senses to have a drop arm... any one know where i can get one and how much of a drop do i need?
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    Need Help

    mine does that too.. i have yet to figure it out...
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    Need Advice ASAP!!!! Wrecked Explorer and Insurance wants to TOTAL IT!

    okay i spoke with the court house and they said all i have to do is get a written affidavit thats signed and notarized stating the vehicle was repaired the correct way, BUT they said i have to provide vin #s for ever part that i used from another truck to fix it, well i wont be useing any other...
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    Need Advice ASAP!!!! Wrecked Explorer and Insurance wants to TOTAL IT!

    ive tried researching on this, but does any one have any info on if i do total it.. i know i have to get a rebuilt title but i wont have a body shop to mark they fixed it, so how would i go about that
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    Need Advice ASAP!!!! Wrecked Explorer and Insurance wants to TOTAL IT!

    okay, so how does all that work.... how do i get a salavage title removed and obtain a rebuilt title... if i end up totaling it ill just fix it my self basically bc i wont get crap for it, so i wont have a body shop to mark they repaired it...
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    Need Advice ASAP!!!! Wrecked Explorer and Insurance wants to TOTAL IT!

    i would but i dont have 3000 at the current time to just throw out to fix it you know..... i can get about 1500 spare cash, thats why i need to atlest turn in 1400.00 and i know some shops that will reduce it to that and ill pay the rest out of pocket.... if the woman hadnt lost her job it would...
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    Need Advice ASAP!!!! Wrecked Explorer and Insurance wants to TOTAL IT!

    if i turned in a quote from a body shop for 1400 do you think it will total it... thats as low as i can go with these guys around here i know.. and thats with me throwing a grand out of my pocket as well, just dont wanna go through the hassle of a salvage title
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    Need Advice ASAP!!!! Wrecked Explorer and Insurance wants to TOTAL IT!

    yeah i know.. well see i know 2 shops here and they said to let them to what it will take to not total it and they will write me the esimate and ill pay the rest of of pocket... im deffently not turning in a 3000 bill because i know right off hand it will total it... I just wish there was a...
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    Need Advice ASAP!!!! Wrecked Explorer and Insurance wants to TOTAL IT!

    okay so the other day the roads were bad (snowing & Slick) and i slid off the road in my 92 lifted explorer.. The paintjob was perfect on it and when i slid off i slid off into a ditch that was full of branchs and treelimbs ect ect... Well from the front fender to the rear 1/4 pannel it scrached...
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    Best Tire For The Price?????? Need Input Looking For 33" Tires Asap

    because this is my daily driver that sees off road only a few times a year... just want this one to look good while i dump money into my baja boat, mustang, and saving funds for another 1st gen explorer to use as strictly an offroad truck.... that why i want this to look good and tires last...
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    Best Tire For The Price?????? Need Input Looking For 33" Tires Asap

    thanks for the help guys... looking like im looking at 800.00 for a set of 4 agressive tires reguardless of where i shop, didnt wanna go that expensive this time but i think i might have to... i appreciate all the help so far.... what does everyone think of the Nitto Dune Grapplers? do you...
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    Best Tire For The Price?????? Need Input Looking For 33" Tires Asap

    thanks man, i may consider them if i cant find somthing else... i really was looking for something more agressive looking.
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    Best Tire For The Price?????? Need Input Looking For 33" Tires Asap

    dang that sucks..... thats for the warning... i dont have time to wait for them, after some final snow trailing yesterday the front tires are completly bald.. for some reason the toyo open countrys didnt last as long as i had thought... it had half tread left back in the summer and 4000 miles...
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