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2002 Sport Trac SAS

2002 Explorer Sport Trac

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.

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

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..


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

First was the install of the crossmember:

Then followed alot of cutting and grinding to get here, where the rear leaf mounts were installed:

Then a little more progress:

Steering was a PITA. Here is my Gen1 and Gen2 Hybris steering linkage:

Here is the Rack and Pinion steering cooler re-used and mounted to my crossmember:

More progress:


All this work to get here:









What steering box did you use and how didicult was the mock up to instal it...
i think i have just about every thing else for my build figured out.... your build inspired me to buy my sport trac in the 1st place, and since i sold my 95 ranger on 37 inch mt/r's i have wanted another big small rig, some of my friends call mu sport track the "mega cab ranger" hahaha

i am starting my 02 sport trac build, 77 ford hp dana 44 with weld on wedges,in the prosses of marrowing it 5 inches, flat top lnuckles, high steer arms, chevy 1ton steering componets, wild horse 5.5 earky bronco progresive coils, custom radious arms, custom radious arm brackets, no ahocks yet, ford explorer 8.8, 5 on 4.5 to 4 on 5.5 wheel spacer-adapters, 37x12.5x17 bfg km2, 4:88 gears ordered this morning with master instal kits,

I can't remeber what box Chad used for his, but I ended up using a box from a 6.0 Powerstroke. I liked it because I knew when I eventually go to 1-tons, I'll have a steering box that will hold up. Plus I like the more turns lock to lock.