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Boomer12's '00 XLT

2000 Explorer XLT 4x4 w/open/locked diffs & 3.73's
Bought: March '02 - 34,000 mi.
Currently: 234,xxx mi.

Interior:
-Garmin GPS Navigation
-RS CB & Scanner
-500w power inverter
-Sony head unit

Exterior:
-"Diamond Cut" Headlights/corners
-Sylvania Silverstars Ultras
-Led brake, turn, and tails
-Some emergency lighting
-Hella 500s'
-Rock sliders
-BTF front bumper

Suspension:
-2" Torsion Twist
-Warrior Shackles
-Old Man Emu 1.5" lift springs
-Bilstein 5100's
-Disco'ed sway bars

Tires & Wheels:
-34x10.50 Super Swamper LTB's
-17x8 Black series 97 Rockcrawlers

Other:
-Optima red top
-Basic Trauma kit (minus O2)
-K&N FIPK 2
-Flow Master Exhaust
-1/2 locked






Hopefully coming soon:
-???


Thank you to everyone that has helped me, and the site!
 

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ExplorerDMB

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looks cool :thumbsup:

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nice looking :thumbsup how are those fogs holding up with the silicone?
 




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SkanlaxJMO said:
...how are those fogs holding up with the silicone?
So far, so good. :thumbsup:
Although since it's summer time I think I need to worry more about the rocks then the water.
 




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put some 3m clear bra over them.... 410fortune did that and he said he hasnt craked a lens since.
 




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It's been awhile, so I thought I'd post some brand new pics.

So what do you think?
 

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Great truck. Nice and clean. What's the 3rd tiny antenna farthest to the rear for?
 








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It's been awhile, so I thought I'd post some brand new pics.

So what do you think?

I think truck haven will be a lot of fun!! :D

Looking good.
 




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Yes it will!:D

Haven't been able to make it since '04.:(
But got my leave request in and approved for Oct. 20-21.:thumbsup:
 




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Here's a pic of my X next to my work ride.
 

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nice x u got there boomer it looks awesome keep up the good work
 








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My new sliders, with and without the plastic.
 

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nice x u got there boomer i got yellow fogs too on my 01 sport
 




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So as some may know, I've recently been on a quest to wheel my Explorer every possible weekend for as long as it would let me...:p:...and so far my record stands at 10 runs in 10 weeks...:eek:

1 Big Bear-12/07/07
2 Big Bear-12/08/07
3 Lucerne Valley-12/19/07 (It was a quick run by myself on the way to work, so no pics)
4 Big Bear-1/05/08
5 Cleghorn-1/11/08
6 Truckhaven-1/18-20/08
7 Big Bear-1/25/08
8 Victorville-2/02/08
9 Cleghorn-2/09/08
10 Glamis 2/15-17/08

So after all this I've decided to take a little break and let the Ex rest. While it was a whole lot of fun, the cracked cross member I found the day before Glamis made me realize that I can't just keep beating it into the ground. I love my truck just a little to much. Next up, hopefully some suspension work with the occasional run thrown in...:D
 


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Since the Ex has been so good to me for the last two months, today I decided to give it a little extra attention by painting a lot of the fading trim ultra flat black...

I started running out of daylight, so the pics aren't the best. I'll try and get some better ones tomorrow.
 

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