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Corkey's Registry

Log Roller's, Registry,, 56 k get lost,

okay , so , i thought about it, and,,,,,
about time i posted one here,
96 Explorer XL, 4.0 ohv, auto trans, control trac 4x4,
Special Thanks to - gmanpaint, Turdle, and Maniak, to name just a few,
List Of Mods, that made this truck of the month,


http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=263644


-torsion twist , gone now, , Fox Coilovers hold me up now,
-Trailmaster /Superlift combined front end lift kit, with skid plates,
-4:10 gears front and back, Aussie Locker in the back ,
-Cooper STT 33's all around with Dyna Beads inside, On Custom JT powdercoated 16 inch Wheels,
-Superlift Rear Lift Springs, Trailmaster SSV shocks, and custom JT and Gmanpaint swaybar Disconnects,
-Rockcrusher Custom powder coated diff cover, by JT,
-2 sets of driving lights, bumper, and on custom roof rack,
-optima red top battery
-gps for nav with roads and topo
-backup cam
-Kenwood head unit
-Kenwood door speakers, homemade crossovers, extra tweeters,
-amp bypass ,from gmanpaint,
-Kenwood Sirius control box,
-2 12 inch Kenwood dual voice coil subs ,
-custom forum stickers from Blee,
-cb mounted back of console, with custom antenna mount,


this is my Explorer,



engine compartment is all stock , with 350,000 kilometers on the origional engine and trans,

front suspension is stock , with the 2 inch torsion twist ,

rear end has newer springs, i got from gmanpaint, with sway bar disconnects from gman and Turdle, and add a leafs from Maniak,

inside is mostly stock with a few exceptions,
i have a window mounted gps, and backup cam screen , and a Kenwood head unit,

cb mounted to the back of the console,

sirius control box behind the back seat , and one big amp, for the subs


and a couple of 12 inch Kenwood dual voice coil subs,


and 31x10.5x15 inch goodyear wrangler territory tires,






 



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Good job man! Bending the Superlift brackets has always been my one fear about the kit..
 



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Lets put it this way inh just because i bent a bracket is not always indicative of the kit,,
i did do some mighty tough mudding and some pretty high speed (for what i have) running on the logging roads, , but that may be what did it to the brackets,,

if rock crawling or doing slow technical stuff it should be all good,
but my rig is a daily driver in all kinds of weather, ranging from almost 100 degrees to almost 50 below Zero,,
there in lies a possibility in when the bending could have happened, one of them cold days running over 4 foot snow banks,, that could have done it,,
 






You also have to remember that this kit had been in a wreck when Evan bought it, he straightened the bracket out but it was weakened at that point and will want to keep bending at that same spot. And that kit has just plain gotten around it's been on at least 4 different rigs and wheeled in places all over the continent.
 






iknow, isn't that great recycling in action,,

i am not really concern about that now Tech, i am sure the pieces i welded in will take care of that,, for good,,
 






took a road trip today, and picked up these,, $900 for the pair,
Warn XD9000
 

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EDIT: Nvm, I seen you posted a new pic on FB after I asked.
 






























out playing in the snow again, it was dark but managed this pic when i got home,,
 

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Sweet looking truck there, unstoppable comes to mind:thumbsup:
 



























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yep, face is as smooth as it has been in a long time, ,
no mustache, it feels weird, had a stache since grade 9, when i was 14,
 






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