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    How often do you Floor Your Ex

    I don't know. It's always been able to. The other day the roads were clear and I have new tires but it still went 30 feet before I let off. I haven't tried to burn them up since I can't afford it but sometimes I can't help myself for a couple seconds.
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    How often do you Floor Your Ex

    Whenever I have the $$ to pay for the gas. I usually have a little fun a couple times a week once it is well warmed up. I don't know why but it's hard for it not to peel out if I give it more than half the pedal from a stand still. I love my explorer!
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    Rough idle.

    http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=261439 The first part of this link shows the removal process. Just take it slow the first time and make sure you get all of the torx screws because the manifold is plastic and can break. Also, do NOT drop any screws/bolts/anything into the...
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    Comment by 'drothgeb' in media 'Paul Sabin's beast'

    Harrisonburg? That's where I grew up! Where at in H'burg is this?
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    Air only comes out defrost vents

    Took it back to the body shop that did work on it after the accident and asked them to take a look at the vacuum reservoir while doing some other stuff I was scheduled to come in for. Apparently they forgot to hook up a couple tubes. All good now! Thanks. By the way does anyone have any pics of...
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    Air only comes out defrost vents

    Thanks, I'll take a look when it's light outside
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    Air only comes out defrost vents

    So after I got my Explorer back from getting the front end fixed I no longer get air to come out of the chest/face vents. I've checked all of the vaccuum tubes and can't find any leaks or anything disconnected. Where do I go from here? Any way something up front could've gotten damaged when the...
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    License plate light is out

    For the '97 the lights/license are on the bumper. All you do is reach up and behind the bumper until you find where the light harness meets with the bulb. It twists out then just plug the new bulb in.
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    Will jeep rims fit on an explorer?

    Make sure that the hub can extend through the rim along with having the correct backspacing so there isn't any rubbing.
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    Thank you for the great insight!
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    hey Joe I've always heard that you should wait 30 days before washing and waxing a new paint job...True or False? I'd hate for all this road salt to mess up my new front end
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    loud clunk in front end

    I don't have a 1st gen but everytime I read about a 1st gen having clunking noises it is almost always radius arm bushings ("the bushings from the bar that attaches the axel to the frame") Check those would be my suggestions
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    Some more pictures... Check out how clean even the inside of the header panel is!! JoeDirt eat your heart out! Haha j/k
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    Parking bulb out, signal still works

    Great thank you!
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    Parking bulb out, signal still works

    Ok like the title says my lower driver's side parking bulb is out, but the bulb still works when the left signal is on. I've checked all of my fuses and they are fine. Would just part of the bulb be broken or am I looking at an electrical issue? I tried searching and found lots of threads with...
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    hmm...I'll think about it Joe, I've always liked those Limited Grills. Man, I'm loving how clean the inside of the front end is now. No rust or gime on the inside of the grill, bumper, or anything. They detailed it, it looks like a new Explorer.
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    I'm not sure if I like going back to a chrome grill...At least it's not faded like my old one was before I painted it and it has the dark graphite center instead of my old one's light grey. Still need to replaint the lower valence. I'm thinking the entire bumper goes white besides the...
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    Fixed!! OK, ignore the crappy quality of the camera phone. It's almost too pretty to drive now...
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    Got the Explorer back today!! Looks great, new paint looks amazing. My hood now looks like a mirror. I'll post up some pics in a little
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    Rip 1994 xlt

    Glad you're ok. Too bad about the '94. Is it a little ironic that your profile name is "Suddendeath" and that is what happened...
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    Car Jacks

    So the bottle jack for my '97 just stopped moving up or down a while back...is there any way to fix it or is it a lost cause?
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    Would anyone happen to know?

    hmm cant remember the exact figures but he was awesome at doing both extensive road tests and dynos after each and every mod
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    Would anyone happen to know?

    Aldive's mileage thread has tested this and it does provide an increase in hp and mpg, not terribly high but with everything else it does have a cumulative effect.
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    intro

    You should be able to get to it from the wheel well with the wheel off I believe.
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    SRT8 Cherokee Style Exhaust?

    I'm guessing you'll have to remove the spare tire and route it straight down the middle...
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    4.0sohc hp mods

    You'll be glad it has a money back guarantee...
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    Went to the j/y today as soon as I got it drivable. Bumper: $150, Header Panel: $75, Corner light assembly: $25x2. That puts it right at my deductible of $250. The paint on the fender is all messed up and peeling off where the bumper bent it (it is bent out and up, from the front it looks like...
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    BTW, I had no idea that the header panel was fiberglass...
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    Yeah, I had just got it the way I wanted. All paint chips were fixed, freshly washed and waxed 2 weeks ago and did a perfect job on the grill painting. I was just about to order my replacement intake manifold gaskets and tensioners. Guess that money is going to the deductible now.
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    That could've been real bad. Nice quick braking. Wish I could've been a half second quicker on the brakes...or not been checking the time...Oh well, time to move on and learn from mistakes
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    The only funny thing was that she kept telling her mom: "This is why I told dad I wanted a Ford. My car is a tin can!" Then her mom said that that is why she drives the Explorer in the family haha
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    Her Chevy Malibu was completely crumpled in the rear.
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    Probably very avoidable on my part if I hadn't glanced at my clock and gave the car in front of me a bit more of a lead but I felt safe since traffic was slowing down for the most part.
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    Nobody was texting. She was moving at about 5-10 mph. I had a bunch of people in front of me and the person directly in front of me switch lanes right before the stopped traffic (that I could not see) while I spared a quick glance at my clock and boom I hit her. It was my fault.
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    Yeah, it's nothing terrible. Just hoping my corner light housing stays in place on the drive to my parents this holiday. The bumper, headlight, and header panel would run me more than the $250 deductible, so I think I'll just have the collision/body work shop fix it all so I don't have any rust...
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    Yeah, I'm glad that's all that was damaged. The hoses going in/out of the trans cooler were also busted up from the lower valence hitting them and I got those refitted today. At least it's driveable. I just hate it when you spend time/love on your vehicle and it gets beat up over something you...
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    Body shop quoted $2,287.33 for repairs.
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    The bumper was originally shoved up against the tire and fender but was going to rub very badly so the tow truck for her car hooked up a chain to my bumper and when the police officer directing him told him to stop he did...2 feet farther than he should have.
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    My wreck registry from 11/24/10

    Today on the way to Lowes to pick up some materials I rear-ended a car in front of me. Traffic merged into surrounding lanes which exposed the traffic that was stopped in at a light. I should've reacted faster but didn't :rolleyes: and as a result her car was totalled and mine was left like...
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