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    dreamr's explorer goes away :( got some random parts laying around

    After 15 years of loyal service and carrying me all over the Cascades I finally gave up on the constant rebuilding and moved on. The Explorer left with many tears from my daughter and a few from me to be replaced by a 2017 jku rubicon. I loved the Explorer and despite the fact that the new truck...
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    2nd gen steering upgrades??

    Hello folks. I have not been around on here forever :( The truck was as built as it needed to be for my purposes so I have just drove it. If you need reference follow the signature link. Outdated yes, but I have really not done any major mechanical changes since then. To the present, she is...
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    Garage cleaning at dreamr's

    I need to move some large auto parts that I decided I don;t want to save for a rainy day. Not to fixated on getting a specific amount for them , I just want them gone and a bit of spare cash to start Mustang bodywork with. So make a reasonable offer and take it :) Sooooo... any of you locals...
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    Dreamr's Garage is overrunning anyone need stuff (local Western WA)

    So yes I need to clear some stuff out and wanted to see if anyone here was looking to buy some goodies before I craig's list it all for more than it is worth to me. What do I have - well stuff - anything you have seen me buy or take off my vehicles over the years is still in the garage. I...
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    To Stroke or Not to Stroke -- Lend a Hand :D

    Get your attention? lol sorry I had too - I have hidden from active forum surfing for a while. Had to say hi and welcome you to my newest project on an old toy. The thread for the project will come when I get around to it, and you already had your foreshadowing with the revival of my...
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    Dreamr's 5.0 top end build up

    Well finally the process has begun.....I start this thread so that y'all can help and advise me as I go since some of this will be new to me. ;) So what is the project. Some of you may be aware of the parts wandering in for my Mustang if you have watched the "Dreamr's city car " thread for...
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    Body molding removal ? Hey Monmix...

    Does anyone or particularly those of you who do body work know how to remove the body molding, trim pieces from a 90 fox mustang. The pic below is what I have as my camera wen tto the San Juans with Shiloh, but I want it all off for painting. If it is black it needs to come off. There appears...
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    Victoria Secret's

    Found it on another forum, but it made me chuckle so I figured I would share. A husband walks into Victoria's Secret to purchase some sheer lingerie for his wife. He is shown several items that range from $250 to $500. The more sheer, the more expensive. He opts for the most sheer...
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    No start issue......help

    Ok Not an explorer or even one of my rides for that matter, but I need some tech help as I am stumped. The car holding up my garage is a 92 Toyota Corolla. Engine is the 4a-fe The issue is that .....it won't start ever, though it will start immediately if jumped. The battery is new...
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    Dental Care Blues

    So......tell me your horror stories so I can forget mine. Really I am just curious if I am that odd, or if my dentist just likes to act like it. Ok I'll give my tale first. But it will be three chapters :D Ready to read a bit Let's start as a child....oh about 3 or 4. I was born...
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    Speedo Needle Removal Question

    Quick Question. The vehicle has a cable driven speedometer rather than computer controlled like in my X. If this needle were to be removed how do I recalibrate the speedo. I know the rest of the gauges are not relevant to this question. Just the Speedo. My Chiltons tells me that I can't...
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    Quick A/C Charge question

    So just a quick question. Vehicle info is under that picture to the left.,.... My A/c quit blowing cold air toward the end of last fall. I didn't really care as winter was approaching. Now that it is summer I picked up a charge kit from the local Schucks Auto Supply. When I hooked the kit up...
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    Dreamr's rig is sick .....advice

    Trust me to ask a newbie question, but the search feature borrowed too much of my time telling me the things I was already aware of.....again and again and again. The story I nioticed a few months back that the Explorer was running a bit rough for the first minute or so after start up...
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    Off road child safety seat????

    Not sure where to put a question like this so here it be ;) My daughter and I spend hundreds of hours every year in the wilderness, many of them in my truck. We often times find ourselves bouncing around and being thrown all over the cab :D When Zaira was about three/four she went on...
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    D35 IFS Axle Mount ??

    Most of the summer I have been bothered by a loud clunk coming from somewhere in the suspension. For months I have crawled around under there as well as replacing all the ball joints and the TRE's. Several times I have crawled around under there with a torque wrench and torque specs. I have...
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    4.0 emblems

    Don't know if this is an appropriate place to post this, but I thought there may be a few folks out there interested in my find. http://www.autobadges.com/ouremblems/
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    Dreamr's City Car Registry

    Brenda's resurection Dreamr’s City Car Her name is Brenda and life is slowly changing dramatically for her! Years of being neglected and living life solely to transport are being erased as she has moved into the home of one who would become her lover. Of course I’ll have to keep the Truck...
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    Opinions on potential purchase (5.0 Stang)

    So this story really starts about a decade ago. I was 16 and fell in love with a 88 Mustang LX 5.0 Police Interceptor. It was a 2nd cousins car and in excellent condition. I had to have it and was able to buy it off him for a bit under 5'000 dollars. She was my Baby and fast as he**. Sadly I was...
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    help.. squeek on startup .. not pully related

    I am a bit baffled and would love a bit of input from all of you more knowledgeable than myself. For the last several weeks my truck has had a bit of chirping going on right after startup. It was much more pronounced in cold wet weather untill recently when it has turned into a much louder...
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    Upper part of the Wall closed to motor vehicles (Reiter)

    I know a few of you folks are in this area fairly regularly and wanted to share a bit of info. The last bit of the Index Wall Trail has been closed to prevent some of the land management issues that have arisen. Primarily conflicts betwween ORV users and rock climbers. Follow the link and read...
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    Anybody wanna go play this weekend (6-11 to 6-13)

    I have seen a lot of new posts in the NWX forum of folks wanting to get out so I figured I would put out an offer. I am planning on heading back up to Cle Elum area this weekend for a bit of camping. I will be leaving Saturday Morning and returning Monday Evening. Originally this was a...
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    Axle / Wheel bearing help please

    Well........ I have been working on tearing down a 96 XJ D30 for my rig. The axle is from the midwest so a bit "glued" together. I have gotten most of the junk off, but have yet to be able to pull the Hub and Bearing assembly. On the jeep it is a very similar assembly to the 4X4 IFS Explorers...
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    The Return to Wenatchee/Cle Elum (pics)

    Albino and I decided to return to the Wenatchee national forest above Cle Elum to explore a bit more. Our original intentions were to follow the Fortune Creek Trail 4w301 to it’s end and camp at Gallagher Head Lake. But………………………….. A few weekends back we were in this same area and were not...
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    Salmon Le Sac / Cle Elum run 5-7-05

    I've been waiting for Albino 94LTD to start this thread, but he's slacking' and I'm bored so here's the story ;) In researching for a potential summer Explorer run, Albino discovered a bunch of trails around the Fortune Creek drainage, as well as the Manastash area. Sadly none of us know...
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    Hehe Dreamr's new rockcrawler

    Since this thread is basically turning into my rc trucks elite registry, I figured I would clean up the leading post and make a concise picture of my crawler rather than making everyone read the entire thread. The Truck and Current Mods / Upgrades Traxxas E-Maxx 2.5 "wide maxx" Battery...
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