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    add-a-leaf question!!!

    I have a '97 2 door that i'm looking to do an add-a-leaf to. I bought this kit here: http://www.flowpowerexhaust.com/performance/brands.php?makeid=9&year=1997&modelid=103&partid=547 Can I still use this kit on a 2 door? I just read on another explorer site that add-a-leafs don't work on 2...
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    Possible wheel and tire problem

    okay, this may be a dumb questions but i searched for an answer and couldn't come up with anything. On my '97 sport, i have the wheels that most explorers of that year have. I believe the easiest way to describe them withoug a picture is to say that they look like they have 5 deer foot-prints...
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    Need Help Asap!!! Urgent!!!

    Okay guys, i'm really worried about my explorer. Here's the deal. I bought it about a month ago. It's a '97 sport 4x4 manual with around 145xxx miles. When I bought it the CEL was on, and I had it diagnosed befotre signing any papers of course. It was just a lean code which the mechanic said is...
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    Adjustable shackle set help/question

    I found a set of adjustable shackles at autozone.com for $40. I was wondering if anyone has used these, or whether or not you would recomend using them. Here is the link to what I am talking about: http://www.autozone.com/R,NONAPP2249/store,/shopping/accessoryProductDetail.htm Thank you for...
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    what exactly is needed to......

    hey guys, i'm at work right now and only have a limited amount to computer time, so i don't have a chance to search, and need to get some info ASAP. I have a '97 sport 4x4 with just the little dinky plastic fender flares, and I am looking to buy a set of the wider grey painted fender flares for...
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    4.0 OHV intake question

    Hey guys. long time no see, and when i say a long time i mean like over 2 years. i sold my old '96 2wd explorer sport in april of 06, but had to come back to another explorer. i always regreted selling my old one and couldn't wait to get another one, and i finally did. I have a white '97...
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    wheel lean up front.

    Hey. I lowered my explorer in the front by using the TT method, then I flipped the Torsion keys. I've had it done since august, and noticed then that the top of the front wheels lean in toward the vehicle, while the bottom kind of lean out, if that makes sense. I knew this wold affect how my...
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    Will these rims fit????

    I'v e been looking for new rims for awhile now. I am finally going to be able to get them, my rebate check is in the mail. I know the bolt pattern, 5 lug, 4.5" circle, blah blah blah. I don't know the minimum and maximum backspacing. that would be helpful. I would like to get the wheels...
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    Put a 347 in an X??? oh yeah

    Well, I don't know how many times i've said this, but my friend has an '89 LX that he was going to drop a 347 into (befor I had said 357, my bad). But he owes his parents money and can't afford to do that anymore. Actually, he can't even afford to keep his car, so hes selling it and getting a...
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    I finally gave in.....

    .....and got a job at ford. I know there are people here that don't like the dealerships, but it was an opportunity I couldn't pass up, because this will mean more pay, less hours, and discounted parts and labor. 5.0 in the making sooner than I expected I hope!!!!! I start 9:00am, Dec. 26. It is...
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    mustang steering wheel

    Has anyone tried putting the new mustang steering wheel in an explorer yet???? I love the look of the wheel, but I don't know if it will work in my X. Any help is appreciated.
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    '02 Pioneer in a '96 sport???

    I was looking on ebay earlier today, after being in bestbuy and deciding I wanted a complete Pioneer sound system. I had no idea that some explorer's came with a Pioneer deck. I think they came in the 2001 and on. I know ford changed the wiring for '98 and up models, but I was wondering if...
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    What the heck is a.....

    There is a kid at my work that has a 4.3 liter V6 S-10. He wanted to know if I wanted his glass pack, or glass back, or whatever it is. I do know it is an exhaust part, but other than that I don't have a clue what it is. He said it is 17". Aparently he bought new ones, but doesn't need...
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    '96 to '01 guage cluster swap

    The title is quite clear. I'm trying to swap my '96 cluster, to an '01 cluster. My cluster went bad, miles stopped turning over, speedo won't kick in until around 20 mph, some lights don't work, etc. I'm just wondering how to do it. will it fit directly???? I know all my wires for my 96...
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    Is a V8 trans swap needed??????

    If I swap from a 4.0 to a 5.0, will I have to swap out the trans???? I have heard that the 4.0 trans will bolt up to the 5.0 engine, but it will wear out really fast. But I was wondering, what if I got a Ford racing clutch kit for a mustang and put it in the 4.0 trans. The kit I'm talking...
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    Engine wobble needs help.....

    .....before anyone starts to assume the problem, I've checked most of the obvious reasons. It is a 4.0, if that helps. Changed plugs and wires, bought an air filter and IAC thinking maybe it had bad air going to it, and i'm sure it's not a cylinder knocking, because it still has awesome...
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    82-92 Ranger XLT

    I was just wondering what engine size the 82-92 Ranger XLT has in it??? One broke down in the parking lot of my work. The guy came up trying to fix it today with no luck. I jumped at the chance. I went out and talked to him, and told him that if he was interested, I would be willing to buy it...
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    Draft....please Read!!!!!!

    I really hope you haven't gotten rid of your lowering kit off of your '98 Sport. I would really like to buy it, b/c I've been looking for a good one for some time. You said that the rear shocks might not be in working order, or at least really worn out. How much to replace them, or where did...
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    Xplorer to Mounty bumper cover

    Does anyone know if the '99 Mountaineer front bumper cover will fit on a '96 X sport???? My brother in law has a '99 Mounty. I like the look of that bumper cover better than the stock sport one. It looks like it would bolt right onto my '96 sport, but he won't let me take it off and try...
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    Interior parts needed.

    OK. Big plans for this spring. I am going to redo the entire inside of my '96 Sport. I plan on buying sheets of diamond plated aluminum (the metal stuff that truck tool boxes are made out of), ripping out my carpet and the rear seats (for good, weight reduction), cutting the aluminum to fit...
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    Need help with big problem.

    For the past couple of weeks, I have had a hard time getting my shifter into first gear. It is almost like there is something blocking the slot that the shifter would go into. It would usually only happen at a dead stop, I would have to try a couple of times to jam it in there. If i was rolling...
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    Hurst Short Throw question

    Many people on this site that have manual transmissions use the hurst short throw shifter, item # 3915020 from summitracing.com But of the people that I have found to use these shifters, none have said what size engine they have. With so many people on the site doing V8 swaps, I just want to...
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    Supercharged 4.0

    I am looking into supercharging my 4.0l V6. I found a supercharger kit for an '02 ranger. I just need to know if the will work on my '96 Explorer Sport. Any help will be greatly appreciated. This is the website: http://www.candmnovelties.com/ Click on the "Ford 4.0 Supercharger" link...
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    4.0 to 5.0

    Great news. I just saved a bunch of money on car insurance by switching to geico. Just kidding. But anyway, my friend has an '89 LX 5.0, but he bent the crank shaft. So he traded his supercharger for a 357ci. What's even better, he said he would give me his short block 5.0 for about...
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    Swapping 4.0 for 5.0

    A couple of questions. My buddy just totaled his '96 svt cobra, and said I could have the engine if I wanted it. Right now I have a 4.0 with a manual trans. Will I the engine fit in my X and will I need to get a new trans????? Another thing. I am getting his chrome cobra R's too, but the...
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