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    played with the inside of the X and this happend

    okay so I like camo what can I say still have to do the back doors and then ether get seat covers or rip mine apart and use them to make new ones that will match what I have done so far. Then it’s on to paint still can not decide camo or semi gloss black every thing. So what ya 'all think! O...
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    how hot is to hot for an A4ld tranny?

    . Dose any one knows what the temp for an A4ld tranny is at the out put line before the coolers should be under normal driveling and or what it would be when it’s hitting hot to starting to burn the AFT fluid? I know it would not be a set temp but more a so much over air temp deal. I have a...
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    Dash needle color change and Gauge over lay help please

    :confused: Has any one ever changed the color of there needles on there first gen X? Stock there white and I am thinking about going to a white gauge face so the needles will not show up that well with them. I was going to changed them to the bright red color that some after market gauges...
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    Newest car or truck that has the same O2 sensors as the 1st generation Explorer?

    Okay I am thinking I may have a bad ECM so I want to do a test by changing my O2s out for some other ones to see if I get the same codes or if the change over a small bit of time but I do not want to go out and buy new ones as mine are less then a year and half old and under 10,000 miles easy...
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    code 172 and 136 with strong rich smell when starting!

    Okay I have searched and I also have had this as a running problem for a time (over 3 years now and I still can not get it fixed! Here is a link to my thread back in 2009 about it http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=243082&highlight=bad+O2+sensors+dose it now is showing...
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    How much is a 94 2x4 parts EX worth?

    I have a 94 XLT 4 door 2 wheel drive Explorer with an auto tranny. :dead: The motor is shot (bad heads and bearings) and torn down to the sort block. The body is in good shape with one smooth dent on the pass side front fender. The paint looks like it would even buff out fairly well. There is...
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    need some deep 4.0 master builder opinons asap

    Okay here is the deal was going to rebuild the top end on a 4.0 OHV for my nef. Well got the heads pulled and pass side cracked three places = no good Driver head pulled today also creaked = no good Plan was to replace heads any way so no big deal Reason for rebuild of top end. Over...
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    93 painting plan, looking for input.

    Okay going to be painting the truck this summer hopefully. Will be truck bed liner from the summer molding on down color black. Then top will be flat or satin Olive. High light colors will also be Olive Khaki Brown Black Looking to go more flat camo paint then satin but like the idea...
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    Codes and crazy start and idel problem!

    Hey all looking for some help or direction here 1st what I know 93 XLT 4 door explorers with an auto tranny and 4x4 Codes locked in are CM codes 172/ 173/ 176 Other symptoms Cold start hunts for an Idle RPM after a minute or two of a steady Idle. It’s a hunt of 500 + or - rpms. Once...
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    94 with big problems

    I have a 94 xlt with some big problems that I am going to try and fix for my nephew over the next few months. The back ground as I know it. He was given the truck after it had sat for a few years. They replaced the intake gaskets then. This was about 3 years ago now. The truck only has about...
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    replacment headlight housings?

    Okay I have a broken housing for one headlight and need to replace it so I am going to replace both. My lenses are the fluted OEM kind but there clear not foggy. Now the silver reflectors well that is another story. I also get a lot of water droplets in them both. So if one is replacing the...
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    A4LD getting to hot?

    Okay out side temps only in the low 70's going up hill on pavement temps hit 200 or better and when off reading same weekend low gear low 4x4 up hill hard climb temps got to 250 plus and in fact pegged the needle on my mechanical sunroof gauge ( marked from 100 to 250 deg’s). The temp probe is...
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    Bigger MAF houseing Mistake maybe?

    Okay I here how well many have done with a 70mm MAF so I tried what I believed was one and my MPG went down not a lot but some and no it was not from the lead foot problem. Well today I finally measured the opening and its 75MM. is that too much for a stock motor and set up? I have done the...
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    Oil pressure t size and threading help.

    Hi can any one tell me what size and thread I would need to add an oil Pressure gauge to a 93 OHV 4.0. It will be a mechanical gauge. I will be most likely using copper line for it with it being mounted on the A pillar. Using two 2 5/8 gauges on the pillar (oil pressure and a vac gauge) and...
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    Question about an IAT sensor

    I have a 93 x with the 4.o OHV motor it has a slight ruff idle. I have done all the normal things to fix it and it made it a bit better but not gone. Now when checking my IAT sensor I can not get a solid reading. It’s jumping all over the place. It’s also no were near what it would be for...
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    oil in radiator from intake leak?

    Hi I have been trying to find a few leaks on my explorer and I think I have them found now. A lower intake gasket leaking both coolant and air. What I am wondering as I have never run in to this, can a bad lower intake gasket also leak oil into the cooling system? The oil is a very small...
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    NO control of Idle at all

    Okay see if rewording this will help. I have a 93 XLT 4 door and I can not set a base idle on it at all nor make it slow down when unplugging the AIC! (I even made a gasget to block it off fully with no change.) With AIC unplugged TP stop screw out and not touching the stop the truck...
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    Vac leak but what intake gasket ?

    Okay I know I have an air leak and have ruled out vac lines and all gaskets tell you get to the intake from the upper one on down. The X will not idle below 700 RPMS and that is with the Throttle plate stop screw not even touching the stop and the IAC unplugged! Last night I did lose my MAF...
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    help on heater core maybe?

    Just wondering here before I pull it even thou its easy to do for the most part but right now doing any thing on the old gal is a hard chore for me. any way here it is its say 75 to 80 deg. F out side and if you turn the defroster on you get a fogged window for the bottom say 6 to 7 inches for...
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    ECM what do I need to know when buying one.

    I am going to get a ECM for my 1993 X. The truck is a 49 state fed. Auto 4x4 with manual transfer case. 373 gears The info on the ECM in the truck is EEC-IV EFI-MAY46G BAT1 F37F-12A650-ZB 63EMG46A15 7611 - 450 3F02 So can any one tell me what I need to have to get the...
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    Who makes the best oxygen sensors for a Gen 1 X

    Okay I am tired of changing my O2 sensors every few years now because they go bad:mad:. Have been using Bosh ones as that is all I could get around here:rolleyes:. My stock ones lasted for many years and once I had to replace them it has been nothing but a problem keeping a set in the X...
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    Need help working out reason for codes.

    Hi Well I am stumped on this on but my thinking is too big of MAF housing. To much air getting to the motor. Possible bad ECU? even the possability of bad injectors. Not sure on any of it just my thinking so far Truck is a 4.0 OHV. 1993 with out an Egr valve as it is a 49 state fed truck...
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    Bad Injector(s)?

    Hi all been some time from my last posting tell now as the truck has been running some what good. (All but this dang miss) it has a slight miss that seams to be not located to just on cylinder at idle. When cold started runs fine and idles smooth but when warmed up and the air temps are high...
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    Whats better cone or flat K & N filter, stock or 70mm MAF?

    Okay I have a K & N stock filter and have had it now for years with no problems. I clean and oil it the right way less is better deal. I also picked up about 2 MPG with just the filter change alone. No air box mods at all. What I was thinking is this Changing my MAF housing to a 70mm...
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    IAC VALVE question is it bad or not

    I have a 93 X and the idle is a bit ruff. Starts easy and runs okay fact only problem is the idle both in gear and out. You can feel it in the seats and steering wheel. Warm or cold dose not change a thing. Now If one would unplug the electric connector to it should that make a deference in...
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