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...This is dedicated to my Project X, as my Ranger registry and, my ongoing Project X build/adventures, can both be found in my signature...;)

...Thank you for taking the time to look at my Explorer and I will continue to do my best to help as many as I can....I hope I can be as helpful as you all have been to me. Thank You Moderators and all the other Great people of this site who have helped me with my Serious Explorations...:salute:

Click this link for the complete Project X Story from the beginning till today..


June '07
Truck 1991 ExplorerXLT 4x4
D.O.B. 01/91
Nicknamed Project X
Interior Grey
Paint Dupli-color metallic Grey w/Krylon Ultra Flat Black trim
Wheelbase 111.5
Motor Rebuilt 4.0L (Autolite platinums)(Bosch wires)
Intake Air KKM Air filter
Exhaust Custom cut/bent 2.5" w/Borla Headers and a Flowmaster40 muffler
Tranny Auto-Completely rebuilt A4LD
Tranny Temp Gauge/Pillar Pod/Drain Plug Install
Transfer case Electronic 1354
Front Differential Dana35-4.56-Aussie Locker
Rear Differential
8.8-4.56 stock LS
Front Suspension TTB w/Superlift 5.5" w/custom Shock Hoops w/Dual Shocks
Rear Suspension Superlift w/ stock shackles
Steering AGR Steering Pump Install
Anti Axle Wrap Rancho Kicker Shocks
Sway Bars None
Body Lift 3" P.A. body lift
Shocks Pro-comp ES9000
Tires 35x12.50x15 Goodyear MT/R's
Wheels AR 15x10" Baja's
Hubs Stock manual Warn hubs
Stereo Sony Single Din AM/Fm Cassette/CD
Headlights Diamond Cut Clear Install
Corners Clear
Window Tint Came with the truck

Double Gulp Soda Holder
Found here
CB Cobra 19 DX IV w/Radio Shack Magnet mount
Rock Sliders 1/4" Steel 2x3 tubing
Rock lights 4-Generic 55 watt 1- 100 watt "How To"
Off Road Lights 2-Pilots hidden in grill
160 amp Alternator w/ overdrive pulley
Recovery Points Front-Chevy 1-ton Hooks.Rear-Hitch with Smitty Built Clevis.Sides-Sliders
Billet Grill
Aftermarket Rear Diff Cover
Limiting Straps all around
Adjustable Drop Hitch
Hitch Review
Milage 193,500
MPG 11city/16hwy
And driven to each trail run...:)

Links to Trail Runs

Main Divide Rd. 7/15/07
Cleghorn and 2N17X 7/28/07
Pismo Beach Part Deux 8/10/07
Main Divide at Sunset 9/12/07
Main Divide Rd 9/23/07
E.F. Truckhaven Newbie Run 10/19/07
Truckhaven Turkey Day 11/23/07
E.F. Annual Truckhaven Run 1/18/08
Big Bear 1/25/08
Trabuco Canyon Excitement march 7/8/9 '08
Mojave Desert Trail March 17, 08
Big Bear May '08

...My Project X under construction...and the dog, yes, she is riding along in all the pictures..:D

...My Spotter..

...Red Fender Pics...:p:


...Latest Trail Pics...

...and some random flex shots...:p:

...the best i can stuff with the 3" body lift

...check out the rear droop...;)


..This pic shows some of the great people from this site working on my Project X so I can make the night run...:salute:

...:shifty_ey ...A pic of the "Project X" in the grocery getter mode..:D

...And some EF bling Found here..:biggthump

Truckhaven Newbie run..I'm the first truck with the Red Eddie Bauer fenders and a bunch of EF members following, including the Administrator Rick and Char, for without them, this site would not be possible...:salute:
...this was also my first scratch on my new, virgin, rock sliders...;)
Truckhaven Turkey day run up Sideshow Bob's Hill...
Big Bear in the snow...:D
Big Bear in May 08, Rock Garden...
Big Bear in May 08, on a rock...

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This one might work the best:dunno:

...updated and done ...for now...:D

Dang that little dog sure gets around!!! lol

...she is the wheelingist dog...:D

...thanks to 90ranajo and his jeep buddies, i added some more pics...:thumbsup:

Wowsers been awhile since i have seen this thread:D

...it's been way to long since i updated it...;)

congrads on being elite

...thanks, i've been Elite for a while but just been to busy wheeling and working on my trucks to update my Eliteness...:D

...that would work perfect...:thumbsup:...i can rattlecan that too...:D

...honestly, i like that truck...;)

...just updated my trail run list and specs...;)

...thanks to CJExplorer i just added 2 new big bear videos...:thumbsup:

No Problem;)
Love the look of your truck (especially your volcom sticker:thumbsup:)and had a blast with you guys.

...We need to get your X up to Pismo Beach in june so you too, can have some fun...:burnout:

...I just found a couple pics 90ranajo took at Truckhaven..:thumbsup:

...This is why I run my flag up front...;)

...:shifty_ey ...A pic of the "Project X" in the grocery getter mode..:D

hey nice work on the explorer it looks damn good. so i see you take it to pismo once in a while.

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...Thank you...Yes, I do get up to Pismo usually once or twice a year...In fact, a bunch of us usually go...This last summer we had one run planned and due to the economy, only a couple guys made it...

...I'm hoping this year we will have a couple runs up their....We always have a good time playing around and the campfires are always a blast...:biggthump

...Here are a couple links to past, Pismo runs...