its a Westin model. I picked it up new off of Craig's list years ago. I've used it maybe just a couple times to push disabled cars slowly. For this purpose it works well. Otherwise I just like it for aesthetics.
I'm just going to leave this here.
was just browsing on CL and then all of a sudden came across this.
So who's going to take one for the team and snatch this up?
I just wanted to post a semi-seccuess story for my 2002 explorer. It just turned over 140kmiles with no major work done on the transmission or engine. READ: transmission is original, timing chains untouched and still going great, original rear diff.
I've owned this explorer since 2007...
I can't help you with this, but I just dropped by to say that I've read a lot of posts of people buying aftermarket/no-name brand chains and tensioners only to have to replace them again a year later.
The Ford tensioner kits appear to to be of the best quality.
best of luck...
Even though I'm not active on this forum anymore, I still own and daily drive this explorer after all this time. I wanted to come back to post that I have found a factory cabin filter that fits the dimensions for this mod exactly! The filter is for a BMW 3 series I believe. I am now using a WIX...
Keep in mind that the SOHC has the same power as the 5.0 in stock form.
When towing on the highway power is all that matters (HP=torque*speed)- so the point is mute here.
I've have a SOHC in my '02 3rd gen explorer for a while now and have never had to do anything to it other than a couple oil...
'02 XLS V6 Explorer. 120k miles. haven't had to take the transmission out yet.
-all wheel bearings
-front ball joints twice
-AC compressor now seized
-blend door actuator
-valave cover gasket twice
-rear left window regulator
-oil filter mount gasket
-passenger window regulator just...
I believe it sits vertically, just on the inside of the transmission pan gasket.
I believe it goes right where the PRNDL input shaft goes into the transmission.
I think it seats into a groove in this shaft to keep the PRNDL shaft from popping out.