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    Leaf to Airbag Conversion

    Hello all, I am looking to convert my explorer to Bags, front and rear, I'm kind of looking for a strut type, and dont really know where to start, any ideas are welcome! EDIT: this is a 2001 XLT 4.0L
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    Disc brake conversion

    I have a 1991 explorer rear end and want to convert the drum brakes to disc. Is there and aftermarket bolt on mount or should I go to the junk yard and buy all the parts off a junk rear end ?
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    Automatic Headlight Conversion

    I am getting very mixed results on the topic so I figured I would post a thread before I made any purchases. I have an '07 Explorer XLT without automatic headlights, but I do have the sunload sensor on the dashboard. The fog lights turn on with the key fob in the night time and stay off in the...
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    Driveshaft u-joint "conversion"

    Hey guys, oddball question for ya: Would it be possible to add a double cardan cv h yoke to the transfer case side of the rear drive shaft in a 1993 4 door explorer? Stay with me a second... So I did a SOA conversion, and because I didn't check my math when we welded the new perches I have...
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    Converting to auto headlights

    I have a 2007 Sport Trac and I want to convert to auto headlights. I replaced the headlight switch but still no auto headlights, but they do come on after I turn the windshield wipers on. Has anyone done this conversion or have any input? I do have a sun load sensor on the dash that blinks a red...
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    99 Explorer Sport Automatic to Manual

    Howdy folks I was wondering what transmission I could get to do the swap and what cuts or parts of my interior I would need to remove any links are appreciated to other threads or anything my only peve is that I don't want a 5 speed I need a 6 speed sorry I just prefer 6 speeds thanks again
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    cpp wires for manual conv.

    converted my 99 sport sohc to manual. id like to install the cpp because i almost started it into my bench in my garage and it revs like crazy on cruise control. just need to know which wires to hook up and where they are coming from. pictures or links to other threads would be great im stumped...
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    pcm questions

    I have 99 explorer sport with an sohc recently converted to manual with the m50d. Ive tried leaving the solenoids plugged in to fool the pcm but the tranny codes always come back. my question is which model/year fords will have a pcm that will be plug and play? ive been told that a 2001 ranger...
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    1999 ex sport manual conversion. URGENT

    hello my fellow ford lovers, I just converted my 99 sport to manual. I bought the truck for the conversion. everything seems to be good how ever I keep getting the solenoid codes and this wont allow me to past e-test here in Ontario Canada. I just bought a 2004 ranger 4x4 pcm programed for...
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    Sport Trac Cruise Control Swap

    Hey Guys and Gals! Long time lurker first time poster! I have a 2002 Sport Trac with a 4.0, 5 speed manual and 4x4. I removed the cruise control components from a 1996 Explorer 4 door 5 speed for my 02 ST. This included the cruise servo, steering wheel and any other associated parts I could...
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    WTB: 1st gen Sport Trac with drivetrain issues.

    Yesterday I got a 1998 Mountaineer V8 AWD that has not been wrecked and rebuilt, so the other one which is a rebuilt rollover has shifted to being a potential parts donor for a V8 AWD conversion of a 1st gen Sport Trac. Thus I am looking for one 2001 to 2005 Sport Trac with good body and...
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    Power Seat repair or conversion

    I have been attempting to repair my power seats in my 2002 Explorer Eddie Bauer Edition. I am really stuck on this and am asking for help. My wife and teenage daughter need to share the car, but the driver's power seat is jammed. The motor so far seems OK - but the seat moves very slowly, and...
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    Questions about Converting to 4.10s

    I have a 2001 explorer xlt 4 door 4wd with either 3.23 or 3.55 gears I forgot which one. I'm running 33" tires and want more low end. I bought a front carrier from a 2001 ranger with 4.10 gears but it needs the inner axle shaft. Will the one from my original front carrier work? Also, what year...
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    DIY Heated seat kit.

    Winter is approaching fast and I know everyone's Explorer isn't equipped with factory heated seats. However, heated seats aren't very far out of your grasp. I don't have the time to do my own in-depth DIY write up on heated seat conversions, but the following video should suffice. (I ran...
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    DIY Heated seat kit.

    Winter is approaching fast and I know everyone's Explorer isn't equipped with factory heated seats. However, heated seats aren't very far out of your grasp. I don't have the time to do my own in-depth DIY write up on heated seat conversions, but the following video should suffice. (I ran across...
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    Going 4 Wheel. Help?

    I'm planning my 4wd conversion for january and so far I think I'm going to start with the transmission and transfer case. I plan on ordering a rebuilt 4wd 5r55e and BW 4405. I was going to go with a manual 1354 at first but unlike most people I actually want control trac. Everything seems simple...
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    2wd SAS conversion?

    Hi guys love this forum only there's something I can't seem to find. I have a 1997 XLT 2wd v6 sohv Explorer and I was wondering if there is anyway to put a solid axle in the front sort of conversion from control arms and all that to a solid axle? I'm hoping its not a 4x4 conversion thanks to all...
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    Dome light LED conversion

    My 93 XLT has the dome light in the cargo area, and then 3 up front. (2 switch, 1 door-activated). I wanted to convert these to LED as cheap as possible. I'm not good with circuitry and what resistors are needed, if any. Any suggestions as to LED elements or what parts I need?
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    Swap to 4.0 Ranger Engine and manual 4x4 transmission...Thoughts/advice?

    Hello all - i'm new to the forum and would greatly appreciate your insights.... Background: My '06 4.0L 4x4 explorer's engine recently bit the dust. The truck is still in great condition and i'm evaluating my options. The engine must be replaced and before the engine died the transmission...
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    4WD Parts?

    I'm looking to convert my 2WD OHV to 4WD, yeah I know how much easier it is to just buy a 4x4 X instead of going through this process but I really love my truck and I have the money right now to do this. As far as I know I'll need a transfer case, front and rear drive shafts, front diff to match...
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    Stock to "better" stock mods...

    Hi. I'm new here and should probably introduce myself in the intro thread. Well, I've been wanting to do something to my X that I just have a hard time finding my question, let alone an answer. Just bits and pieces. So here it goes: I have a 2004 XLS with auto 4x4 and 4.0 v6 engine. I...
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    Wanted KPH conversion

    I'm looking to convert my 2001 Explorer XLT from MPH to KPH. Does anyone have any idea where I can get the parts required? I've tried contacting my local Ford dealership and they err not able to help me.
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    2wd to 4wd conversion

    So I finally decided to do the swap and it is quite simple and can be done in a couple of days, First off you will need: 4wd transmission and a transfer case. A front and rear axles with all matching gears. Front and rear drive shafts 4wd knuckles and abs sensors. Main wire to connect...
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    01 explorer sport to 07+ sport trac front end conversion

    Hey just wondering if anyone here has seen or done a front end swap from a 01 sport or sport trac to the 07+ (2nd gen) sport trac front end? Is it possible from a bolt on stand point? It seems to me aside from the updated headlights the fronts are almost the same. My plan is to get the 2nd...
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    4x4 Conversion

    Hey guys I'm new to this site and this is my first post. I'd like to convert my 1997 2dr V6 SOHC Explorer 2wd into a 4wd. All I can find online is for years 1991-1994, I want to do the conversion myself and not go through the expensive headache that a shop would give me. I would like to know...