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    Mutter, mutter, curse, FORD!, mutter, grumble...

    okay well i just wanted to add my own story of explorer hell. I have a 97 sohc 4x4. my dad bought the truck new and we have had nothing but problems with it. i just got it back yesterday from its latest visit to the dealership. this time it was the power steering and the dealer had to replace...
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    feels like my truck is gonna stall.. please help!!

    i have a question... over the past 2 days i have noticed that every time i turn my wheel it feels as though my truck is gonna stall. i dunno what is wrong with my truck it happens when i am reversing too. It happens evertime i try to turn in and reverse out of a parking spot. it is really...
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    Rap sheet a mile long!!! I AM NOT IMPRESSED

    Paul, I sorry to hear about your troubles with your newer explorer. I too have had nothing but trouble with my 97 SOHC 4.0L v6 since I bought it new. My truck was in and out of the shop weekly for the first 2 years I had it. Finally after 3 years and my dealership sick of fixing it they...
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    are they worth it?

    Okay I have another question... A friend of mine told me that i should try running MSD wires... He said he talked to a guy at summit who said that MSD wires are better than the most expensive wires... SO anyone here ever run MSDwires? are they any good? Kristen 97 4x4 4.0L v6 SOHC
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    are they worth it?

    Okay now that I know what combination I should use, where do i get the wires from? I know where I can get the plugs from but I need to know where I can get some of the wires. I've looked at advanced auto and on summit and Spitfires homepages but I have no luck in finding where I can get them...
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    are they worth it?

    I was just wondering if changing the sparkplugs and wires in my truck are worth it. Do they add horsepower or help with gas milage? and if they are effective the which combination should i go with? I know I should get Bosch +4 plugs but what about wires? any advice would help me out. Dead Link...
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    difference between lifters

    I was wondering if anyone could tell me what the difference is between solid lifters and hydrolic lifters. Also what affect it has on the camshaft. I just recently heard about the different lifters in dealing with my boyfriend's (AJ91SPORT) engine rebuild. The guy at the rebuild shop thinks...
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    transmission problem?

    I have a 97 Eddie Bauer, SOHC 4.0L V6 and I was wondering if someone could tell me if the rough changing of gears is normal. Evertime I put my truck into reverse it jolts and sometimes when i accelerate at a stop sign the gears feel rough when they are shifting. My truck is an automatic and had...
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    is it normal for the A/C to cycle so much?

    I am having the same problem with my AC. It seems to cycle or click a lot. I don't know what the problem is. It was doing it earlier this past summer and i took it in and they said they fixed it but now that I have been using my AC again it seems to be clicking again a lot. Kristen 97 Eddie...
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    explorer mud flaps

    All right I really didn't know where to put this question so I thought I'd just stick it in this section and hope that maybe someone could help me out. Okay, I am looking for these explorer mud flaps i saw on an explorer the other day. I have looked in all the performance catalogs and asked...
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    K&N InjectionKit Vs. KKM TrueRev

    I know you have gotten a lot of input already about the K&N generation II kits i'll tell you my personal view on it. I have on on my 97 explorer 4.0 v6 SOHC and I love it. It improved the horsepower on my truck ,which had no mods done to it before i installed this. It also improved the gas...
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    Which Exhaust to use?

    Right now I am running a flowmaster which I really like, but I have heard great things about borla. I am looking to have the best hp gain and the loudest exhaust. Loud is the key. Will borla satisfly this crave? Tony 91 Sport
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    Clear tail lights

    All right i have a quick question if anyone has seen or has a dark green explorer with clear tail lights. I was looking into purchasing them but I do not know if they will look right one of my friends said that they would look stupid. I have a 97 dark emerald green eddie bauer. If you do have...
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    Engine knock

    Okay I need some help. I have a 97 explorer 4.0L v6 SOHC that has an engine knock when it idels. I have had my truck since decemeber of 96 and this knock has been here since the beginning. I have taken it back to the dealer too many times to count and they said that it was the throttle body...