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Fredness - '05 Sport Trac Adrenalin 4x4

Fredness - '05 Sport Trac 4x4

New (to us):
2005 Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin
Purchased from dealer (lease return) in Sept 2009. 66,000 original miles, minor scratch damage, 1 "wreck" with no evidence of body work, good CARFAX, dealer maintained (full records). The original window sticker, dealer sticker and owners manual (with the Road Service Card) were in the glove box! No CEL, Good Emissions test and 16MPG City/19MPG Highway/14MPG E85.

Brakes, Suspension and "Shoes":
Hankook Tires Dynapro MT RT03 LT265/70R17 on 17x8 Unique 297 Matte Rims, black centers and Gorilla Lugs
Hawk LTS Pads (StopTech Pads were full of fail)
Powerslot Cryo Treated Rotors (x4)
Rancho RS5000 shocks (x4)

Drivetrain:
4.0L SOHC
5R55E Transmission
4.10:1 Gear Ratio Open diff

Interior:
Grey Leather
Center Console
Moon Roof
Power everything

Tunage:
Adrenalin Pioneer Sound System (510 watt) with Subwoofer
Upgraded with:
JVC HDR70 Headunit
Volsmart 7 inch Android 5.1.1 Car Stereo Lollipop Quad Core 1024600 (Aug 2016)

Polk Audio DXi6501 front speakers (custom carbon fiber adapter plate) (Aug 2016)
Soundstream PN5.640D Picasso Nano 640 W 5-Channel Class D digital Car Audio Amplifier (Oct 2016)
Polk Audio DB571 rear (Oct 2016)
Pioneer TS-SW2002D2 8-inch Shallow-Mount Subwoofer (Aug 2017)
Kenwood - 6.8" In-Dash CD/DVD Receiver Model: DNX574S with DRV-N520 Dash Cam (Jun 2018)

Before:
0920091657.jpg

P245/65R17 tires and 17" Moto Metal MO956 Chrome rims
Catback (Unknown with dual tailpipes)

Mods:
Unique_Series_297_Matte.jpg

Dechromed
Debadged
Volant Intake (Transplant from previous "X")
SCT X3 Tune (Transplant from previous "X") - Upgraded to Livewire
5R55E VB with full compliment of mods.
Amsoil ATF in Trans and Transfer Case
Replaced OTA cooler with B&M 20,500 GVW SuperCooler
PML 5R55E Deep Sump Pan with Magnetic Drain Plug
PermaCool external trans filter mount w/ Bosch Filter
Derale -6AN In-Line Fan Thermostats (to turn on electric fan if output of transcooler is >180*f)
Derale Oil T-Stat to keep trans fluid at 180*
Russell ProClassic -6 AN hose and fittings for transmission lines
HD Cooling upgrade w/ Hoses and 195*F Fail-Safe TStat
Sears DieHard Platinum P-2 Group 65 Battery
Moog performance sway bar links (Front and Rear)
Moog performance sway bar bushings (Front)
Longer Torsion Bar bolts
Stainless roof rack and cargo tiedown hardware

Derale Flex Fan with Flex-a-lite Adapter
Screamin' Demon Coil Pack and Blue "LiveWire" plug wire set (Autolite APP103's gapped to .060")

6/2016
PowerStop Ceramic Coated Calipers (x4)
Raybestos "Professional Grade" Brake Hoses (x4)
Raybestos "Professional Grade" E-brake cables (x4)
Raybestos "Professional Grade" E-brake hardware kit (x2)
Raybestos "Professional Grade" E-brake shoes
Motorcraft PCV valve
PCV Catch can
Motorcraft Vapor Purge Valve and hoses
New ported intake manifold
Ported and half-shaft throttlebody
"Ported" fuel rail (you'll understand when you get a peek at the factory parts)
2014 F150 FlexFuel Injectors (34.6# BR3Z-9F593-A) + Updated Tune
G10 Fuel Rail Spacers
Victor Fuel Injector O-rings (upgrade fuel rail seals for Ethanol)
JEGS Thermal Heat Sleeving on fuel line going to the fuel rail
Trick Flow GT-500 performance adjusters (lifters)
Ford GT Super Car followers
Simmons Auto Sports Single Sensor Thermostat Housing (one piece aluminum)
Bypass hose replaced
TechFlex Heavy Duty thermal wrap on EGR tubes
Motorcraft WPT-207 coil connector (broken tab)
Valvecover gaskets, bolt seals, sensor/connector seals
Used Sport Trac Bed Extender, Ford Swivel bolts and plastic hole plugs

8/2016:
ASP-526400
Crankshaft Pulley/Harmonic Balancer, 25 Percent Underdrive [Good for HP, bad for Towing!]

12/2016:
Westin One Piece Grille Guard 40-0805

2/2017:
Heater Core (Ugh!)
OBX Stainless "Shory" Headers coated with a polished aluminum ceramic coating.
Stage 8 locking hardware
Felpro gaskets
Motorcraft O2's (B1S1, B2S1 only)
Magnaflow pre-catted Y-pipe titanium ceramic coating
Magnaflow cats titanium ceramic coated
EGR tube covered in high temp braid
Trans fluid/filter change and valvebody retorque

5/2018:
BFG T/A KO2 255/75-16 Tires (5)
Crager Soft 8 Rims (5)
Ford Factory Lugs (20)
Ford Ranger hub caps (4)
Hub-centric rings (4)
Moog CK80068 Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly
Moog CK8708T Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly
Moog ES3667 Outer Tie Rod End (x2)
Moog EV81003 Inner Tie Rod End (x2)
Moog K8834 Rack & Pinion Bellows (x2)
Moog K80065 Camber Adjusting Kit (x2)
Bilstein 4600 Series Gas Shocks :thumbsup: (5 Freakin' Stars!)
Front Hubs

6/2018:
NAPA 2559 (CU2174) 2 Row Radiator (Swapped roadside)

7/2019:
TAC Black Explorer Sport Trac Nerf Bars

Goals:
Increase MPG (19 best to date)
200+ RWHP
Better handling
Better braking
Tow without destroying the trans - again

Coming soon: (i.e.: Have, need to install)
Some electrical mods and switches for lighting.
Magnaflow Catback 15696

Want:
Yakima MegaWarrior Roof Rack, Railgrab, 58" crossbar, Axe/Shovel bracket, Hi-Lift jack bracket
Some tasteful Herculiner "highlights"
AEM Trans Temp Gauge 100-300F w/White Analog Face 30-5136W (0-5v data logging output!) - to compare ECU reported pan temps to test port connection.
Detroit TrueTrac
4.56 Gears (x2)
Powermaster 57768 3G Style Ford Alternator (Black)
 


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Fredness

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'05 Sport Trac Adrenalin
Edit:
Moving "Ex"-plorers here to unclutter O.P.

1998 Explorer Sport
Purchased from the original owner (trade-in on a 2005 Explorer) in late 2004. 51,000 original miles, no damage, no wrecks, clear CarFax, dealer maintained (full records). The original window sticker, dealer sticker and owners manual (with the Road Service Card) were in the glove box! No CEL, Good Emissions test and 18MPG City/20MPG Highway.
Price $9,900.

Body:
Ventshield bug deflector (smoke)
De-badged liftgate
Removed luggage rack
Ventshades on front windows

Brakes, Suspension and "Shoes":
Explorer Pro Comp ES9000 Shocks
15x8 American Racing AR767's (with factory lug nuts and center caps)
31x10.50xR15 BFG All Terrain T/A KO's
Powerslot Cryo rotors (All)
Hawk performance pads (All)


Drivetrain:
4.0L SOHC
5R55E Transmission
3.73:1 Gear Ratio Limited Slip

Interior:
Grey Leather
Center Console
Moon Roof
Power everything

Tunage:
Factory Dual Media HU
Polk DB570 speakers (Front) w/ Bass Blockers
Polk EX368 speakers (Rear)
Clarion 10"/100W sub enclosure in the rear storage compartment

Mods:
SCT XCal2 (Tuned by me)
Taylor 8mm Plug Wires (red)
Volant Intake
Plastic MAF w/ IAT
Custom mandrel bent Cat-back w/ MagnaFlow muffler
"Eagle" graphics decal
Baseline Dyno run (Stock, SCT Tune, My Tune)
Underdog Underdirve pullies

Before:
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235/70-15 tires and generic 8 hole rims

After:
1998_Sport_Finish.jpg

31x10.5-15 tires and AR767 rims w/ Ford Centers

Sold!

1997 Explorer Sport
Purchased from El Paso Ford in 2000. 62,000 original miles, no damage, no wrecks, clean CarFax, dealer maintained (w/ full records). Purchased before the inspection was complete (guy JUST traded it in on a new Explorer, dealer wrote $9999 on the window, BB was $15,000). No CEL, Good Emissions test and 18MPG City/20MPG Highway.
Price $9,999.

Body:
Ventshiled bug deflector (smoke)
De-badged liftgate
Brush guard
Step bar
Ventshades on front and back windows (rear removed)

Brakes, Suspension and "Shoes":
31x10.50xR15 BFG All Terrain T/A KO's
No-name aluminum "8 hole" rims

Drivetrain:
4.0L OHV
Brown-wire mod
5 Speed stick
CenterForce DualFriction Clutch (installed free by Ford when their "new" clutch went out at 10,000 miles)
3.73:1 Gear Ratio Limited Slip
ControlTrac

Interior:
Tan cloth
Center Console

Tunage:
Alpine AM/FM/CD HU
Polk DB570 speakers (Front) w/ Bass Blockers
Polk EX368 speakers (Rear)
Clarion 10"/100W sub enclosure in the rear storage compartment
- All audio transferred to the 1998 Explorer when sold.

Sold
 




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Updated "now" pic

Unique 297 Matte rims installed with Unique matte centers and black chrome Gorilla locking lugs.

Currently doing some mods to the trans to help with MPG and reliability.
 




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More to come...
 




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A Pair Of Gen 3s
Good to see you, Fred!!
 




Fredness

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'05 Sport Trac Adrenalin
When I purchased these 3 years ago, they were listed as 2001-2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L.
Well, life got in the way - new job, move to a different state, etc. Now, 3 years later, they are coated (polished aluminum ceramic) and I've started the install. NOT a mod for the meek!
Now they are listed as 2001 to 2003 because the EGR is lower and the flange gets in the way of the dipstick, coil bracket and the heater pipe on the passenger's side.
This is a LOT of work on a 12 year old truck from an area with salted roads!

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