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    Four Wheel and Off Road Mag Article: YAY US!!!

    nice guys, when i got my mag i was stoked, hell i went out and charged the battery in my old explorer and took her for a ride....almost forgot i had it still! :p:
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    Xtreme 4x4 first gen ex

    dont forget about jesse james', he made one into a garbage truck i believe :D
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    Question about overall longevity

    230K of total abuse on my 92 and still going strong.....255K on my wifes 95 and it runs great too.....just keep doing your regular maintenence and you should be fine for a while
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    Headgasket?

    mine is the same way, no worries, ps....dont use the turkey baster on turkey anymore :D
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    tranny help please

    Ok I'll tackle this this weekend and inspect everything...I appreciate your time. James
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    tranny help please

    thanks! Alright i'll give it a go.....i was gonna just get rid of it, but then id be sleeping on the couch lol
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    tranny help please

    Hi all, im bad at searching, i tried swear! Ok i bought my lady a 95 explorer 4.0 4wd.....got a good deal so i thought, but all of a sudden after 100 miles the tranny fluid looks like used motor oil, so im assuming the tranny is on its way out, so i called around, and every dang tranny shop...
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    1994 Explorer Engine Swap

    go with the newer one, i little more power, direct fit, and oem standards. IMO
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    1st Gen Explorer Pics

    Rob, that exhaust is sick, i think im gonna have to copy you on that one :cool:
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    1st Gen Explorer Pics

    I think there is a few of these threads out there already, but hell
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    any one have a billet grille for a reasonable price?

    the grille comes with a little latch extender, its easy to install and works great.
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    any one have a billet grille for a reasonable price?

    mine aint flimsy?? been on there through thick and thin....LMC Truck thats where i got it i believe
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    Hey - 93 Sport from CA here

    dont worry yourself to much bro, ive got 225K on my 92, its only burnt one tranny out and everything else has been fine...they are good solid trucks, just take care of it thats all.
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    Show off your LIFTED 1 Gen

    Been a while since ive posted mine...
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    Tranny question?

    my trans did that same thing.....drove it like that for 4 years! From what ive gathered its a sticking valve in the valve body, yeah anyone of those guys can answer your question with certainty. But this i do know, just shift it manually from first to second to drive (watch out in drive, mine...
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    The poor mans aftermarket bumper

    well i'll help, i'll buy a 30 pk of bud light, pee in coors cans, chill to liking, free!
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    The poor mans aftermarket bumper

    i didnt say it look bad either dog:rolleyes: I just want to help a fellow explorer driver out (while getting rid of shiz i'll never use in the process). Im glad to help out. PM me with your address, and i'll get you a final price. I work for UPS so i'll hook you up, i realize you are on a...
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    The poor mans aftermarket bumper

    i believe it needs the brackets that are shaped like U's, I mistakenly thought they were for the 1rst gen and had some made out of 3/8 in steel, and could not use them, i still have them and they are VERY nice, i paid 50$ from the fabricator, they are yours for 10$ plus shipping....if you want i...
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    I regret getting rid of my ex

    deceiving title on this thread, i was like "NOOO DUDE!! DONT TAKE HER BACK!!" :rolleyes: Then I read it and was like oooohh his explorer ok...yeah i refuse to get rid of mine, i wanted something else, so i bought a chevy Z71. I still have my explorer. (And i still hate my ex!)
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    Head Gasket! (Ouch!!!)

    I had a cyl 1 misfire code, turned out to be my coil pack was bad, replaced it with a junkyard special and havn't looked back...just a thought
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    Section525 - D44 2nd gen. leaves SAS

    Macho man :rolleyes: that things so badass, it looks bigger in person though.....I still have your tools dog :D PM me an addy and i'll send them to ya
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    Help!! Sludge......

    Seafoam is a good idea, that sludge will clog up oil passages and starve components in your engine of oil, and then you get the knocka knocka, and thats bad, seafoam it change your oil, run it for a couple thousand miles, seafoam it again, and it should be alright, synthetic oil will not sludge...
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    Help!! Sludge......

    seafoam.....its a wonderful thing
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    Tbars Project "X" begins

    what are we believing? :rolleyes:
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    last step of pulling a4ld having trouble

    if at first you dont succeed, try try again, just dont get so pissed you cut those too! LOL I wouldnt know, I took out an auto, replaced with a manual, almost done now
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    Tbars Project "X" begins

    well i can only wish it will be done by then, we just noticed I have a cracked front diff :( I have another one, but its not locked with 4.56's in it, so that'll cost me. But the PS box is coming out tonight, its as dry as a popcorn fart!
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    Tbars Project "X" begins

    boy i sure hope my explorer is ready by then! Im in the middle of auto to manual tranny and transfer swap right now, and everything is fightin me. The door pulls are all manual window/lock so dont know if that'll help...but i'll yank the box...i'll let you know if its a good one asap
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    Tbars Project "X" begins

    Hey i have a shell of a 91 explorer sittin in my buddys garage that we just murdered, we cut the whole front end off to remove the motor/trans, i would imagine it wouldnt be hard at all to get the steering box out interested? cheap cheap cheap......maybe i should check and see if its a...
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    New clutch kit, master, slave,.....HELP!

    OH SHAT! like that? well i got everything out and bought all new parts, flywheel, clutch kit, clutch master cylinder, slave cylinder, the line from one to the other (fricken 85$ from ford!) everything is ready, just got to get on it.....hope i dont end up in your position, but wouldnt sell my...
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    Cats are gone!!!!!

    lol mullets are funny, im bald lol its a tire burner :cool:
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    Cats are gone!!!!!

    lol i knew all this rambling was coming.......So who is mad at me for not having cats??? On my 70 EL Camino SS :p: seriously though people
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    last step of pulling a4ld having trouble

    no problem, if they give you too much hell, get a torch and heat them up, they will come out then......you will need one hell of a long extention too. Good luck!
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    last step of pulling a4ld having trouble

    coming from a guy who did this last night, i can tell you there was no way we could get the tranny out with the y pipe in...some say you can, good luck! take that sucker out, soak the nuts that go to the exhaust manifold, its a pain, but it will work in the end. what is happening is the top...
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    New clutch kit, master, slave,.....HELP!

    did you get this figured out? This weekend my tranny swap is getting done, and im installing brand new flywheel, slave cylinder, clutch, and clutch master cylinder......i am scared now!
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    Brakes & Rotors

    I know the type...well i have my explorer out at the river on a regular basis and there aint nothing but rocks out there..and i never have gotten a rock caught in a drilled hole, ive got them caught up against the rotor and the inner guard, but never in a hole...so i would say dont worry to...
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    Brakes & Rotors

    LOL :p: I go bush :D uh yeah i have drilled/slotted on my explorer, and they do fine never had any problems other then some extra noise when muddy, a little pressure wash fixes that
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    Front Suspesion Lift Help

    heck i think i have a couple spacers layin around (performance accessories) if you are interested im sure i know where they are.....like 20$ shipped? then all you would need is shackles or aal.
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    Lets see your backspacing!

    well not 15x8, they are 15x10 with 2.5 backspacing...32x11.5 tires. sorry its a first gen but im bored :)
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    what should be my rpm at 65

    what? dude thats bad. but i'll take a shot 2200-2500 rpms at 65 with 3.27 gears so i would say you are minus a gear yes. Check your fluid and make sure it is at the right level
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