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    '98 XLT clunking during when braking

    Hi I've got a '98 that has a weird issue where, when I apply the brakes lightly (either turning and going straight) about 2-3 seconds in I get this singular thunk or clunking noise which sounds like it's coming from the front end. I can roll my window down and hear it and its usually when I'm...
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    Instrument Cluster Question

    I just bought a 99 Eddie Bauer edition 190k. I replaced the battery and the shift tube bushings.. before starting the vehicle I noticed the gas gauge was sitting at about an 1/8 of a tank and upon starting the vehicle the rpm gauge shot to 4k but the idle seems to be normal. Shut her down...
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    Stereo Issues - 2004 Sport Trac Adrenalin

    Hey everyone. Working on my 2004 Sport Trac. Today I was going to install a radio head unit. I got one free out of a 2000 Mercury Mountaineer. I opened up the plastic cover on the front of the truck and was surprised to see that the original owner of this truck hacked up the wiring harness. I...
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    muffler or Cat back exhaust kit

    Hi all, this is my first post and was wondering if there is a direct bolt on kit for my '93 Explorer 4 door automatic. The last person that worked on the exhaust welded the back pipe to the cat flange instead of using another flange to mate the two together. I'm replacing manifold, y-pipe, and...
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    2002 into 2005 transmission swap

    I have a 2005 ford explorer xlt 4.0 v6 4x4 automatic with a 5r55s transmission that is blown. I have found a possible donor, a 2002 ford explorer 4.0 v6 4x4 automatic with a 5r55s transmission as well. I am assuming it can be swapped but I am not 100% sure. I have heard that there is a...
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    OEM Steering Wheel Control Upgrade?

    Hi all, I was poking around a junkyard for various things for my dad's Tacoma (which I didn't find. sad day) and I came across a 2003 mountaineer with the better steering wheel controls for a whopping $4 per switch. I currently just have the cruise control buttons in my Explorer and I picked...
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    Driver's Seat

    I'm looking to replace my driver's seat with one from a salvage yard. I've heard that they made three different types of seat for my '98 Explorer Sport, but I don't know how to tell them apart. Does anybody know how to spot the differences in the different seat types?
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    “Almost” stock 2013 (my first post)

    Hi New here like to share my “almost” stock 2013.
  9. Catching some sun

    Catching some sun

    The beast in her natural habitat
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    Soft 8 cragar wheels

    I have a stock hieght 93 explorer, with stock wheels(15x7) and stock tires(24 I believe). I want to get some soft 8 glossy black wheels. I saw they make 15x7's but what I read it seemed like they were for cars. Would I have to get bigger size(15x8's) and bigger tires? And if so what size tires...
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    Should I supercharge or turbocharge?

    I'm no car guy, I'm into the appearance of a car, but at the same time the performance. I don't know much about engines. I know though, that supercharging and turbocharging gives more power(?). I am considering one of those options on my 04' XLS Base model. I would like more power, a better...
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    Xavier's 1993 Eddie Bauer

    (I'm Xavier) Hey all. Sort of new here. I drive an Emerald Green 1993 Ford Explorer (93 is the model year, it was actually assembled in November 1992, so the truck is older than me by several months). It has the Eddie Bauer package and 2-wheel drive. I bought it used last year in December and...
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    Max Tire size on 2007 explorer?

    Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone knew what the maximum tire size is I could fit on 18'' rims with stock suspension. The 235/65r18 s I have on now don't fill out the well very nicely. I was thinking maybe 265/60r18 or maybe even 265/65r18 if you guys think they would fit without rubbing. Any...
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    Driver's side Mirror fell off

    I went to close my door one day, and suddenly, the mirror fell straight off. Luckily into a pile of snow, but still off. (see pic) I know i will more than likely have to replace it, but is there a way i can buy only the glass and the bracket to mount to the back of the mirror.
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    Stock Radio/Speakers (for sale) Gen 3 Explorer OEM

    I have the stock sound system (complete including all 4 OEM speakers) available. I upgraded everything so dont need any of it. Everything works 100% Came from a 2004 explorer xlt
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    Egr valve hole??

    Hi I changed my egr valve today and the one I picked up from Autozone has a hole that I never seen before on the side of it? The new one makes the truck run worse because of the hole... It just pushs air out like an exhaust leak. Any thoughts or anyone know why that hole is there?
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    1997 Explorer EB

    Took a while to get it to where its at now. Here's photos of when I first got it. Honestly wish I had photos of it before I did the rims The next thing I added was Matte Black paint in replacement of the tan fender flares and parts of the door. At this point the...
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    255/70R16 for a Stock 98?

    I am new to the forum, although I have viewed before to acquire information, this is my first post. Anyways. I recently bought a 98' Explorer XL. It seems to me that the tires are under sized for a 4WD at 235/70R15. Do you think increasing to 255/70R16 would fit without rubbing any? How would it...
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    Adding Running Boards Need Input

    I was in the salvage yard today picking up a few things for my 94 XLT. I came across a 94 Eddie Bauer with a set of running boards. I am sure I could get them for a song but am not sure what would be involved in installing on my vehicle. Does anybody have any experience or advise? I would really...
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    1995 Explorer XLT 4x4 for Sale We are the original owners (& still have all the paperwork / Owner's VHS) of this Explorer and have loved it. Unfortunately, it needs yet another transmission. While I would love to put the money into it, my better judgement says enough. I'm...
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    *Please Read* Heat Promblem Still Not Fixed?

    Hey everyone, so today was a busy day. I changed the spark plugs and wires on the Explorer, it runs a lot better now. Finally! But the other problem I was trying to address was how come I have no heat. I took the dashboard apart and got access to the heater core. I let the truck warm up and it...
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    Questions about my new purchase- 98' Explorer

    Hey guys! I'm the new guy in town here on the forums and I recently purchased a 98' Explorer XLT 4x4 4.0L V6. No upgrades have been done, it is stock besides some interior work. I don't have a huge budget but I was wondering what I should do to it to make it a somewhat decent off-road vehicle. I...
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    New 2013 explorer limited owner

    Bought our new (to us) 2013 ford explorer limited. All black with h the standard chrome accents. Lots of changes to b made, starting with wheels and tires. Then removing the chrome. So excited.
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    98-2001 Stock Subwoofer Amplifier Internals

    Just in case anyone ever wanted to see what the stock amp looks like inside.. This is the 98-2001 Box with the amp on it: Here is the inside of the amp:
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    EGR Trouble Codes for 94 Explorer

    I bought a used 94 Explorer about 6 weeks ago from a "not so honest" person. My fault totally for letting my guard down. Anyways, I ran the codes with a jumper wire & I took care of a few of them but I got 335 EGR -Feedback signal is/was out of range - EVR or PFE, 332 EGR - did not open/respond...