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    1998 Ford Explorer 4x4 New Front Suspension and Brakes.

    The truck is fine.... I didnt drill it out All I did was use a bit to open up the entrance to the bolt hole. How do you assume what I bought was low quality? Advanced auto is low quality?.... Ebay upper arms low quality? Most moog is made in China anyway along with likely 1/2 the a/m...
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    Thermostat housing leak AGAIN!... can I use a sealant?

    I have been running the metal one since february without issue. Thanks for the letting me know it was out. I am using it with the plastic top and no leak at all!
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    1999 EB SOHC Running Hot after new thermostat, housing, sensors

    What I do is fill the radiator all the way then close it. I open the resovoir cap and fill to the line. Run the motor until it warms and the system heats up. Then once at operating temperature put the heat on. Air should be warm/hot Continue filling to the line and watching the resovoir...
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    Thermostat housing leak AGAIN!... can I use a sealant?

    Trust me when I say I have gotten really good at changing them. I have torqued it perfect and this one lasted like 8 months. What happens is over time the seams either pull apart or the coolant is burning a hole from the back side through the weak seams.... I just emailed the seller of...
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    Thermostat housing leak AGAIN!... can I use a sealant?

    I have replaced my thermostat housing on my 4.0SOHC 98 Explorer 3X times now. The last time I used a housing from Advance and it has held up the best so far but now it is pissing coolant (Very tiny) Leak out the back of the housing at the seam (The typical leak) I want to try to stop it this...
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    ABS light

    I ended up cutting the wire (PIN 16) on the harness leading to the plug. YES I know that this is not the right way but frankly I could care less about ABS..... Conventional brakes work great. Light goes out immediately. The easist thing to try is about $20 the sensor on top of the rear...
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    1998 Ford Explorer 4x4 New Front Suspension and Brakes.

    Thats just it its my truck. LOL To widen the flange at the top it was opened up it is what it is...there is no play and everything is secure. Hell of a lot less play than destroyed ball joints. Is it my preferred method no but sometimes you have to fabricate. That or sit around...
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    1998 Ford Explorer 4x4 New Front Suspension and Brakes.

    I can tell you we tried lubing it hammering it weight of the vehicle and pressing. No way to press an upper I know of when the pin will just slip since it is part of the upper arm. Compared new to old and it was the exact same size. Literrally shaved off a 1/16th out of the top of the...
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    Brand new Tires 31x10.50x15 Falken Wild Peak A/T - 2nd Gen Explorer No lift.

    I bought the camber kit(s) today.... Moog Problem Solver Cost $72.00 out the door at Advanced. When I spoke to the tire shop they said just get the ones with the bolts and plates as it allows the most flexibility. 1.5 negative on the spec sheet is red.... Probably does not need to go in...
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    Brand new Tires 31x10.50x15 Falken Wild Peak A/T - 2nd Gen Explorer No lift.

    Good call.... I had it aligned on Saturday and I was still -1.5 degrees negative in front despite everything being new.... could I get away with just cam plates or will I have to do the bolts... Reason I say that is it took forever to get the other bolts back in lol. I tell you I wish I had...
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    1998 Ford Explorer 4x4 New Front Suspension and Brakes.

    :D1998 Ford Explorer 4x4. Replaced Upper and Lower Control Arms, Sway Bark Links and Front Shocks. Also did the brakes front and rear while at it. Used Ebay Front End Kit with Doorman Lower control arms from Advanced. Shocks are Pro Comp ES 9000 and Brakes are Autozone (Valucraft Rotors...
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    Brand new Tires 31x10.50x15 Falken Wild Peak A/T - 2nd Gen Explorer No lift.

    Just got the tires yesterday Falken 31x10.50x15 Falken Wild Peak A/T's they are on my 1998 Ford Explorer 4x4 with 4.0 SOHC. - 4DR Stock Height (No shackles etc.) - They fit great and I have no rub. Truck looks like it should now agressive yet mild mannered. I wanted to post pics because...
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