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  1. michaelkvch

    Indigo Bandit is down...:(

    Well lets see here, Indy has close to 300k on it. I started to get a bad shift flare in 1st. Also I know for a that I had a bad front driveshaft. So I found another transmission and transfer case and just waiting to find a good driveshaft. In the meanwhile I yanked the "bad" transmission out and...
  2. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    oh...Indy...still have the driveshaft problem...still 2wd. Waiting on Russ to ship a front driveshaft to see if that will fix it. *fingers crossed* Indy is still running good just not liking the 2wd. Got an oil change today and installed new wipers. About to do a major tune up on the 302...
  3. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    okay so I haven't been on here in awhile due to my computer being down...but now I am and have great news about Indy! I finally got the brushguard on and painted...even though the high temp spray paint I used is already chipping...it is on Indy! Also my good friend and go to guy Russell...
  4. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    The transfer case going into Indy
  5. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    Got some good news today...got me a transfer case for Indy (About time) :):):) And I got my decals today also!!!! Thanks Ben! :)
  6. michaelkvch

    Coleman® Safari Rack - $59.99 SHIPPED

    I wanna buy one for my 97 xlt. How do I go around in ordering it and will it fit a 97 xlt?
  7. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    My good ol pay Russell (NICE59FORDF100) gots to be the smartest person I know! It is for sure the transfer case!! Now on the mission to get it fixed! :D
  8. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    Got also got a brush guard for Indy too...should be on this weekend.
  9. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    Here is my very good friend Russell doing all the work of course lol. He did an awesome job!! Thanks again sir!
  10. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    Okay got Indy out of the shop and still have the same problem.... But enough about that!!! INDY GOT NEW LIGHTS!!!!! :D
  11. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    UGH! The shop gots Indy for yet another day!!! I sent it to this shop through a friend that referred it...now its like they dont know how to work on a truck or do anything with it...so Im like :censored: YOU! Give me my truck back!!! Gosh I have no patience with dumb people :mad: Thats the...
  12. michaelkvch

    Wanted PLEASE HELP!!!!!I need a transfer case for a 1997 Explorer 5.0L AWD

    Only if I can pay you something and if thats good I would like to get the whole transmission and transfer case if possible???? What do you think?
  13. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    :(:(:(:(:( Indy Indy Indy.... Found out the joint going from the driveshaft to the transfer case is BAD! Indy has been in 3 different shops in the last 24 hours, 3 different wreckers, and 12 people have drove it trying to figure out what it is. Hopefully tomorrow all will be good and...
  14. michaelkvch

    Wanted PLEASE HELP!!!!!I need a transfer case for a 1997 Explorer 5.0L AWD

    :(Please contact me on here or call or text 405-230-7130!!! I need one asap! Will pay for shipping!
  15. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    Pretty sure it is...just gotta find out now.
  16. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    Well some bad news to report on Indy today...:( Got a random "clicking" noise coming off of the front-end. Does not affect the steering or brakes though...trying to figure it out.
  17. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    Haha thanks Russell! :) Thanks for the pictures really enjoyed them except for the frame dragging one...lol. But you gotta do what you gotta do! :)
  18. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    Haha Russell you made my response sound like a little kids compared to yours! Good job bud! Thank you so much once again! :)
  19. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    So Russell helped me get the windows fixed yesterday..found out that it was a cut wire but my good buddy (Russell) fixed it and now we are good to go! :)
  20. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    lol I might go hit up the 3rd brake light and try to get that fixed.
  21. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    Ok so I took care of something today on Indy...the faded trim that was just way past due...I used Restore Black and you get it at any parts stuff..it works wonders! Before and after pics of course!
  22. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    Nay just have a little bit more time. And plus it is my favorite Explorer so it will get spoiled! :)
  23. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    Well well well...Got the idea to do a an oil change on Indy :) So took it to my best shop for something quick and simple...LOL YEAH RIGHT! After about an hour of waiting for a 20 min oil change...the boss man of the shop comes out and says "bad news man".... Not only was the oil so caked...
  24. michaelkvch

    "Indigo Bandit" (1997 XLT AWD)

    First post after taking ownership of Indy...hmmmm...well what can I say besides ITS MY DREAM TRUCK!!! lol Going to figure out the oil leak prolly tomorrow. Will keep everyone on the update! :)
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