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2002 Sport Trac SAS

2002 Explorer Sport Trac

Engine:
Stock 4.0
Taylor 8.8 MM Plug wires
Screamin Demon Coil
XCAL2 Tuned
Zabtek Cold Air intake
Random Tech "Y" pipe with custom FLowmaster exhaust. A few cats have been removed.

Transmission:
5R55E freshly rebuilt
1354 Borg Warner Electric Shift
Modified Superlift front driveshaft
Stock rear driveshaft

Front Axle:
89 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Dana 44 low pinion
ARB Air Locker
4:56 Ring & Pinion
Superior Chromo Axles
CTM U-joints
Steel braided 28” brakelines
Warn manual locking hubs
Parts Mike Highsteer arms with 1" spacers
Parts Mime highsterr knuckles
5/5.5 conversion kit

Rear Axle:
Explorer 8.8 31 spline
PowerTrax Locker
4:56 Ring & Pinion
SOA conversion
Wheel spacer/adapter for 5/5.5 bolt pattern

Suspension:
BDS front shocks
Rancho RS5000 rear shocks stock height
Custom made 7 pack Waggy leafs up front
Stock leafs out back

Tires and Rims:
35x17x12.5 BFG KM2
Eagle Alloys model 951 17x9


Body Mods:
3" Body lift (may come out soon to allow for more suspension lift)
Clear corner lens
Sylvania Silverstar 9007 headlight bulbs
Sylvania Silverstar 9005 foglight bulbs


Sound System:
Kenwood head unit
(4) 6x9 Ifiniti speakers
(2) 8” Kicker Subs in a custom figerglass enclosure behind the rear seats
Alpine 4 channel Amplifier
Cobra 75WXST CB

Here is my build thread, I will apologize now for the stupid questions you will read from me..

http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=237526


There are a bunch of interior mods i did but this a SAS registry..

First was the install of the crossmember:
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Then followed alot of cutting and grinding to get here, where the rear leaf mounts were installed:
SAS_001.jpg


Then a little more progress:
SAS_005.jpg


Steering was a PITA. Here is my Gen1 and Gen2 Hybris steering linkage:
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Here is the Rack and Pinion steering cooler re-used and mounted to my crossmember:
SAS_009.jpg


More progress:
SAS_044.jpg


SAS_045.jpg


All this work to get here:

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chad551

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I have 2 sub boxes that are fiberglass on the backside and molded to the interior to make room. They are only 8's but it hits very hard for me at least.
 



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I finally got a rear diff cover installed on my rig. Many thnaks to mrboyle and turdle did an incredible job with powder coating.

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This truck is freakin' SWEET!!!!

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Chad did an extremely clean swap, drives and rides nice on the road. To be able to drive from St.Louis, MO to Moab, UT and then thru Colorado to Ouray and thru several Mountain passes and back home is amazing. This is one of my favorite rigs on this site, A++ work.

Also it was not street queen at Moab, we pointed at some nasty side obstacles and Chad was all for them it's is one heck of a climber. I thought he was gonna roll it a couple times was crazy.

Nomination for truck of the Month*********
 






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Shortly before this picture was where I was pretty nervous for ya- Chad and I wasnt even in your truck :)
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Thanks everyone for comments.
I was scared of rolling it also. But it was on those off chambers on hells revenge. We will have to see what we can do on the next trip ot there.:D:thumbsup:
 






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I've said it before, and I'll say it again, your truck is awesome Chad. Man, I miss Moab.
 






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did you do all of the work yourself for the SAS or was it put in a shop. id love to do it but id have to put it in the shop for all the fabrication. any idea how much that would run?
 






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I finally got a rear diff cover installed on my rig. Many thnaks to mrboyle and turdle did an incredible job with powder coating.

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I guess following me around Moab and looking at my Rock Crusher cover gave you the bug for your own! :p:

Looks great, that cover is serious armor and has that "Bling" factor to boot!:thumbsup:
 






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did you do all of the work yourself for the SAS or was it put in a shop. id love to do it but id have to put it in the shop for all the fabrication. any idea how much that would run?

I did all the work myself, in my little 2 car garage. Click the link below that says My SAS Thread.
 






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thats bad ass did u make that cross member and shackle mounts or did u buy them?
 












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where did u buy the shackle mounts? and how did u know exactly where to put them? Did u have to get the front realigned?
 






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Bought the shackle outriggers from ruffstuff. As for placement you have to measure the leafsprings. And I did my own alignment, not much to change on a solid axle.
 












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alright sweet thanks for the help, i really appreciate it
 






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whoa!!!! your truck is SWEET!!! not sure how i missed this before. nice work! i bet this thing looks like a beast in person!
 






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Thanks for the compliments.. You can see it in person at Moab, the Ouray Colorado run, and SMORR.
 



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That thing is nice mabye I can see It at SMORR
 






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