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    Moderate Tire Upgrade - Help ??

    I am fortunate to have just purchased from my parents their pristine 2002 Explorer XLT 4.0. Gold with leather, 100% stock. They bought it new, used it very gently, and only ever put 92K miles on it. My teenage son (new driver) and I are planning to use it as a bit of a "light overlanding"...
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    Servo O-Ring Mod A Permanent Fix For 5R55?

    I have a 2004 Eddie Bauer 2WD Explorer with a 4.6L V8. It has 206k on the clock. It has been a joy to drive and I've taken it on a lot of long, long road trips. I've also been pretty careful on the maintenance. There is one problem that is common with this vehicle, that I was afraid I would...
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    My 2004 Explorer Project

    Hey Guys...I am a new member to the forum only picked this truck up 2-3 months ago So i just wanted to share my progress on it as i go...I am only a 17 year old kid so kind of a budget build here have done some work just need to get some pictures and ill post them some things that were...
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    1995 2nd/3rd shift problems redux

    Hello to everyone! I've been lurking for a while but this has me baffled as for what to do next. I have a 1995 Eddie Bauer with what I assume is the original 4R55E transmission and 164K miles. When I put it in Drive or Reverse there is a moment of hesitation before engagement that doesn't...
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    5r55w Transmission Won't Shift

    Hi so I'm having some trouble figuring out my transmission in my 02 4.0L XLT. It drove fine, I got home and parked it and the next morning i went to drive it and it wouldn't shift into reverse or 3rd. I got inside of the transmission and found that the filter was totally black and the fluid was...
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    Can Parts Be interchanged....?

    :feedback:Hello, I was wondering If I could interchange out a my 02 Ford Explorer 3rd brake light for a F150 third brake light? Im looking to see If I bought it would it fit. Thank, Frank
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    Body Kits?

    Has anyone put a body kit on the 3rd gen explorer? If so where did you get it? Show me some pics of what they look like on your ride.