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  1. willzilla

    How-To: 2nd Gen Backup Camera

    Quick walkthrough of my backup camera setup.. Not a full install or anything but gives a general idea on how I ran everything and what I used, how I wired it, etc. Kind of a PITA running a backup camera to the dash from the lift gate, lol. Maybe useful for someone :)
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    92' Explorer - Installed new BT deck - Won't start now

    I installed a new deck and now my Explorer won't start - I was able to use a jump box to start it .. That lasted about 5 or 7 days .. Now it won't even start with a jump from another vehicle. New battery and terminals .. So I'm stumped. I'm about to give the starter a wack or two. When it's...
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    CB Radio Install

    So recently I just installed a cb into my 02 Ex. I wasn’t able to find very many threads on here about installing one but I believe I have a good write up. The hood channel mount, coax cable, and antenna were ordered on Amazon with Prime. They all are Firestik brand. I will post more pics of...
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    Engine install issue

    Hi eveeyone, just joined the site and am hoping for a little help with my issue... 2006 explorer 4x4 4.0L sohc... Im doing an engine swap, old engine is out and new (used) engine it in on the mounts and 4 bell housing started. All bolts are loose to allow for some wiggle room. I thought i may...
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    5r55e - Installation Lessons Learned - HELP!

    2004 sport XLT 4.0 - 180,000 the transmission started acting up. Initially it slipped and I got the blinking o/d light like so many others. With some experimentation, I found that I could drive the tuck fine as long as I operated it manually. I would have to start off in low with the o/d...
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    2 Door Rear Speaker Removal Help

    I have searched everywhere before posting here as I have been trolling these forums for a year now and have got several great tips on many other things so THANK YOU !!! NOW...... I'm trying to change the speakers in my 2003 Ford Explorer XLT Sport Trac 2 Door. I have the front...
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    Tow Hook install on 1997 Mercury Mountianeer

    So I picked up some tow hooks off a 2001 model Expedition at a pull a part to put on my Merc since I just bought a tow rope 'just cause' 'just to have' ;). Anyways, I paid $5 a piece for the hooks/loops, including the bolts and nut assembly thingamajig. And I'm sorry but I didn't get pics of...
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    Lighted step ladders?

    Hi, I've searched everywhere and I can't seem to find any info on the Eddie Bauer step ladders with the lights built in. Does anyone know what would be involved in installing some on my XLT? Is the wiring already there or do I have to do it myself? I currently have the mirrors w/ the lights that...
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    Sport Side Molding

    Hey guys Im pretty sure there is a thread already started about this but I couldnt find it. I was wanting to know how to removed the door molding a 2001 ford explorer sport. I have it highlighted below. The double sided tape is coming off and I want to take it off and replace the tape and...
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    How To: Long Console Install (Pictures!)

    After looking around on here for several hours, I couldn't find a true guide on installing the long/full sized console. So I decided to tackle the job and find the wiring myself. So, here is a guide on installing it, so you don't have to go through the pain of finding which wire goes where and...
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    Headunit Install HELP!!

    Hey guys, Im trying to do a simple head unit install in my 02 Explorer XLT, theres NO sub, all stock stereo. BUT!! the radio does stay on when i turn the car off and take the key out (until i open the door) Im starting to read that this matter (please clarify for me) Ill list out what I have and...
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    Nexus 7 head unit!

    I forgot to plug in the 4x4 controls. The following write-up does not work yet. The other day I noticed how well the Nexus 7 fit in the head unit slot. I know I've seen it done all over the internet, but I don't think anyone on this forum has done a write up, especially for this year explorer...
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    2002 Ford Explorer - AutoPage Remote Starter/Alarm install w/Immobilizer

    HAPPY NEW YEARS to the Ex family!!! This thread was created to see if I made the right connections, but also can be as a tutorial of where to make the connections on your Ex when the diagram is corrected. As a Christmas present from my wife, I ordered a AutoPage C3-RS-665 and a iDataLink...
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    anyone have experence with installing center consoles??

    Ever since i bought my explorer is hasn't had a center console. i found one on craigslist and tomorrow im removing it from the sellers explorer and installing it in my... as of now i have no clue how ill go about doing it... and advice?
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    Aftermarket radio install 2010 explorer/How?

    I have been looking for a thread or step by step instructions on how to install a Pyle PLDN74BTI 7-Inch Double-DIN TFT Touchscreen DVD/VCD/CD/MP3/MP4/CD-R/USB/SD-MMC Card Slot/AM/FM/iPod Connector and Bluetooth system. If anyone has ever installed this one or can give me any tips etc... I would...
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    Scope's Audio Build Thread

    Alright, I just pulled another all nighter doing homework and am ending it at 5:45 am with this thread! In between relentless homework assignments and exam prep, I have been cruising around looking for components to my audio system. I thought that I should start a build thread for it because I...
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    rear repair bearing install ?

    I am replacing my rear wheel bearings with "repair bearings". The instructions say to install with the seal on the outside but it seems there is a seal on both sides of the bearing. Due to the built in o-ring that runs along the diameter, it seems the protruding seal faces inward...
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    Curt Trailer Hitch/receiver

    OK, no pictures yet - I'll get those later today and edit this post. Ordered a Curt trailer hitch thru Amazon. $123 and signed up for the free trial of Amazon Prime, so got free 2nd day shipping. Arrived on time, had the hardware and install instructions. Let the exhaust cool down (at a...
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    Install an O ring before you install the pressure switch.

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