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    Mall Crawler to Trail Crawler

    Mall Crawler to Trail Crawler Hey all! I have a 2017 Ford Explorer Sport. So far I've put in a 3" lift, reflex shocks, 18" steel rims, and threw some nitto ridge grapplers on it. She handles great on the trails but I want to add some more cosmetic parts for lighting and styling. The first thing...
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    Navajo to Explorer grille and headlight information?

    Picking up a 1992 Mazda Navajo on Saturday. She's no looker. Aside from already being a Navajo front end, the grille is in multiple pieces. Well, that and the peeling paint. I want to pull off the Navajo grille and lights, then replace them with an Explorer's lights and grille. I have a few...
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    2013 Explorer XLT front grill for sale

    Like new, silver and grey original part. From 2013 XLT model. Looking to sell because I installed the sport grill on mine, and now it's just taking up space. Asking $40 plus shipping costs. Please message me at if interested.
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    New grill.

    Little cosmetics
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    Ford Rapter Style Custom Grill

    Hey guys, I was looking to see if anybody is making or knows somebody who is making the Ford Rapter style custom grills for the 3rd gen explorer. Thanks
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    Grill wrap

    Anyone have a thread link regarding applying vinyl to the grill as a substitute to paintiing/replacing? I have a chrome grill, but would like to black out the frame and larger bars.
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    Just joined the Explorer Forum. Currently have a 16 Explorer XLT EcoBoost Silver on Black. Mods completed: - HID Fog Lights - LED Mirror Puddle Lights - LED License Plate lights - Wheel Skins (dealer actually added them when purchased) - Blacked out hitch molding trim from chrome to black Next...
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    Chrome Grill?

    Hey guys, I've been looking absolutely everywhere for this chrome grill (as seen in the pictures I found on the internet) does anyone know where to get it? Thanks for the help on the forum!
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    Front Ford Emblem

    Matched the paint colors of the car to the Ford Emblem
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    Blacked out grill

    Any pictures of a blacked out 3rd gen grill? I recently took mine off to clean, and I am interested in bed-lining it.
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    Grille Interchange 2016/17 with 2011/15

    I would like to purchase Ford Explorer Platinum grille. Where can I buy it? Is it even possible to replace XLT grille to a Platinum one?
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    Grille Paint & Prep

    Thinking of painting my grille... It's the standard chrome surround which is holding up fine, but a medium silver middle which has worn away to show the cream plastic color. Has anyone tried Krylon Fusion Textured for plastics on this? I already have a black can of it sitting around, though...
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    Help With a Brush Guard

    Hey everybody my first post, I'm 17 and got a explorer from my parents as my first car and I love it and i want to start building it to what I want. I am looking for a full brush guard to fit a 98 explorer sport, but I can't find one that will actually fit it. Does everyone modify theirs that...
  14. 1997 Explorer Limited grill

    1997 Explorer Limited grill

  15. Green Explorer Mountaineer Grills

    Green Explorer Mountaineer Grills

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    Plasti dipped grille

    I had to do it, i plasti dipped my front grille and all my badging. Its is so simple, only took me a couple of hours. I did about 5 coats on the grille. here are some pics.. before/after there is a little bit of plastic dip overspray in the pic but it peels off very easy
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    Fog Light Billet Grill

    I was wondering if anyone has these on there explorer? They look really custom, so I was thinking about getting them. What are your thoughts.
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    Wanted 1st gen Explorer grille

    I am looking to buy a 1991 explorer grille because the previous asshat owner painted the girlle rattlecan green and it's starting to chip. If anyone can help me out for cheap it'd be much appreciated! :)
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    Go Rhino Crash bar anyone?

    I have a brand new, good condition crash bar for the 3rd gen explorer, seeking 300 dollars/ or willing to negotiate. This will go fast! Any takers? I do have pictures if interested
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    Blacking out my grill with Plasti Dip.

    I've been researching for a while on how to black out my grill. The two options I found was to sand it down and paint it or buy an Ironman grill. Due to $$ I kept looking for other options. Then I found Plasti Dip, a rubberized coating. Home Depot has Plasti Dip so I decided to give it try...
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    Body parts interchange question.

    I have 2000 X Limited. Was in a small Fender/Grill/Hood altercation this weekend. Found this site and joined (great site by the way). Here's my question-what year(s)/models will fit a 2000 X Limited if one was going to the recycle yard to look for replacement Hood/Grill/and left front Fender...
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    Need help with Brush Guard.... No brackets.

    I bought a used Brush Guard from someone for $75, but it didn't come with brackets. I thought it mounted directly to the frame but after reading threads here, I found out that I need brackets. It looks like a Hunter brand. Any idea where I can get the brackets? I have a 04 Explorer. Thanks.
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    93 XLT explorer grill guards?

    anybody know any good grill guards that are inexpensive i can put on my explorer? I'm shooting for a black one, that covers the lights. thanks
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    They call me George Forman...

    ...Because I am selling everybody grills.... Now, back to the serious part of the thread. I got a little frustrated with how hideous the front of the X was looking. So I decided to give her a new smile and new frames for her lenses. I did some digging and looking around and couldn't...
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    As promised pics of new ex mods