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CJExplorer's 1995 Explorer XLT 4X4

Well I figured I would clean up my Registry and write a little about my Explorer.

I first found this site when I had my 1991 Eddie Bauer. After a rust problem along the top of the windshield I contemplated fixing it or getting something a little newer.
Read here for details on my 1991
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2084319

My New Vehicle is a 1995 Ford Explorer XLT 4 Door 4wd

Features:
Billet Grill w/ Off-road lights
Gloss Black Painted Bezels
Wood Trim
Flame Gauges
Custom Built Cargo Box
Altezza Taillights
Trailer Hitch
Warrior Shackles
16” American Racing w/ ProComp Caps wrapped in Goodyear Trackers
Pioneer Deck w/ IPod Hookup
Clear Corners
Yakima Racks with Basket

First pictures of when I bought it, then pictures of what I’ve done.

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Now Modded Pictures

New Billet Grill Installed & Ford Windshield Decal
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Flame Guages
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Altezza Taillights
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Blue LED Keypad Install
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In the Snow
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Custom Built Cargo Box.

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New Wheels & Clear Corners
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My First Truckhaven Adventure
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Mammoth January 2010
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Gloss Black Painted Bezels & CB Install
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LED Ford Emblem & Custom Switch
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Replaced Control Arms (OLD & NEW)
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Turdle

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Nice truck Chris. I remember right after that last picture was taken, the look on your face when I asked you if you really wanted to do this--ha ha

" But they said it would be ok"

:D
 








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Thanks Guys:D
 




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nice and very very clean x u got there
 




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Lookin' good Chris!
I like that cargo box- very cool!

The wheels look just like the ones I bought at the boneyard for Snowball- but I had to return them as the backspacing was off to far for me on the front.

Near twins?

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Figured I havent updated this in awhile,
Havent done much to the Ex lately.
What is new:

Bought a set of Yakima Racks to support a heavier load and for Kayaks. (will take pictures soon)

Also installed a Homelink in the Headliner thanks to the writeup by JoeDirt (will take pictures soon)

Also had a rubbing and clunk sound when i turned and looking at my Control arms, found that the Ball Joints were failing. Ordered a new set on Ebay for both sides that have the Greasable ball joints and after installing them with my dad no more noise and more responsive steering:) Also after getting the parts replaced went to get them aligned and opted for the lifetime alignment. (Pictures in first post)

Also installed a CB radio in the forward Center Console area and opted to get new bezels and Paint them Gloss Black.
(Pictures in first post)
 




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Chris,

Man your rig looks great. And I love the cargo box great Idea!!! And you still have alot of room to pack more stuff in there if need be!!

Now you just need to lift it a little so you can run the hills at truck haven!! And not have so much to worry about!! HA!HA!

Still you have a great rig! keep up the good work!!:salute:
 




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...Great work and inspiration for others Chris...Hope to see you in Big Bear soon...:biggthump

...This X is one that would surely take a TOTM, if we still had the TOTM...:(
 




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Mark-
Thanks I had a box similar in my '91 but when i got the '95 it didnt fit with the cargo cover so i custom built this one myself and found a vinyl fabric that matched, i thought it turned out good.
Lets me keep my supplies in the back without having everything sliding around.


Ted-
Thanks, Too bad they dont have the TOTM, it would be an honor to have mine featured if they did.
Let me know sometime your up in Big Bear, i am up frequently.
 




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Teaser...I Got a New Explorer Twin Sibling Last Night
(Dad now is the proud new owner of a 1997 XLT 4x4):D
Ive converted him:D
 




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lol! Nice!
 




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