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meunier#1

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I was wondering if there are any kits or if there is anyway to modify suspension for an explorer to make it more trackable both strip n road course
 
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Can do thank u
 

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Is the road course going to let you run an Explorer? I think I'd check into that before I got too deep into the nuts'n'bolts of new suspension.
 

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good road course and strip suspension setup for explorer?

I was wkndering if anyone could send me in the rite direction on getting parts to set my 01 v8 2wd explorer up for road rrack and strip because I haven't found anything for it(no suprise) and wad wondrring if suspension components for other vics mite work. Any help is greatly appreciated
 

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I merged the 2 threads. Please take some time to look around at what others have done, before posting a new thread. It will make things easier to find.

What are your goals as far as an ET at the drag strip-time around the road course? Do you want to be competitive with cars?
 

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Not too worried bout the road courses them selves just want the handling lol. Thank you for merging I have no clue still new to this forum stuff. And as for et definately hoping to eventually push it to tens(or faster) so I wanted to set it up pre emptively so I'd have no worries about traction as I upgrade it.
 

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Not too worried bout the road courses them selves just want the handling lol. Thank you for merging I have no clue still new to this forum stuff. And as for et definately hoping to eventually push it to tens(or faster) so I wanted to set it up pre emptively so I'd have no worries about traction as I upgrade it.
Ok, here is another sub forum for you to look through

http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=52

Not to burst a bubble, but 10's? Umm, take a look in here

http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=197083


That is a list of very experienced "old timers" like myself who overspent highly trying to go fast in a frame based explorer.


The mods performed are listed. Have a few credit cards handy if you still want to play.
 

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Thank you everyone for the info. I looked at the setup those guys were running nand found some of the parts will be helpful with the 349 I have sitting at home that's going to be swapped into mine. I may not hit tens any time soon but I will keep trying lol.
 

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Upgraded sway bar, sway bar end links, shocks, wheels and tires and torsion twist.
There is an exit ramp near here labeled at 25mph, I took it at 62mph and the truck had zero body lean and no tire squeal.
 
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