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My 96 Explorer XLT V8 Beater

Old 04-29-2008, 07:35 PM
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Default My 96 Explorer XLT V8 Beater

Long list of Mods copied from my explorerforum profile
[ul][*]98 Mountaineer 5.0L V8 GT40P [/ul]
Engine Modifications
[ul][*]5" K&N cone[*]90mm Lightning MAF[*]jtsmith Powdercoated and ported upper intake[*]Ported lower intake[*]Ford Racing 1.6 Roller Rockers M-6564-B351[*]Comp Roller lifters[*]Ford Racing Valve Springs M-6513-A50[*]Comp Valve Spring Retainers and locks 768-16[*]Elgin double roller timing chain[*]Ford Racing E-303 camshaft[*]Melling oil pump[*]Chrome valve covers[*]Torque Monster Headers[*]Aroura performance wires[*]MSD coil packs[*]Thrush 31" glass packs[*]Hollow secondary catalytic converters[*]Flowmaster universal dual exaust kit[*]Sniper Tuning custom tune[*]Edelbrock 75mm Throttle Body[*]Jegs 710( )cap[*]Ford Racing Breather cap[*]Ford Racing 30# injectors[*]Ford Racing oil pump shaft[*]Ford Racing camshaft thrust bearing[*]Ford Racing valve seals[*]Ford Racing lifter guides[*]Ford Racing/FelPro Gaskets[*]Bolt Locker Stainless Allen head bolt kit[*]Custom Intake tube built with components from (Cobra Elbow, 4" tube, 4" 90* elbow)[*]Napa replacement motor mounts[*]Jegs Spark Plug Wire Heat Shields[*]Stant 195* Thermostat[*]Coming soon: Taurus E-fan
Transmission (auto, manual)
[ul][*]Auto '98 Mountaineer 4R70W with Section525 Harness conversion[*]Coming soon, second stock tranny cooler [/ul]
Driveline Modifications
[ul][*]BW 4406[*]Expedition drive shafts[*]Custom wired dash lights (Thanks to Mountaineergreen's great thread) [/ul]
Suspension Modifications
[ul][*]Gabriel Max Control Shocks[*]Tortion Twist[*]Ruff Country Add a Leaf [/ul]
Interior Modifications
[ul][*]Aeroforce Interceptor Gauge[*]AutoMeter Single Pillar Pod[*]Child Car seat [*]4406 shifter and ****[*]Gray leather shifter boot
Audio / Video System
[ul][*]Stock Ford 6 disk changer, added Mach 460 front speakers from 98 Mountaineer. [/ul]
Exterior Modifications
[ul][*]Cut Rear quarters[*]removed lower air dam[*]Explorer Forum decal [*]removed lower cladding [/ul]
Communicatons Equipment
[ul][*]Midland CB [/ul]
Wheels and Tires
[ul][*]31x10.5x15 Mickey Thompson Baja Claws[*]15x10 Craiger Series 441's[*]'02 Sport Trac chrome center caps [/ul]
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Old 05-01-2008, 10:18 PM
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Default RE: My 96 Explorer XLT V8 Beater

holy crap thats a lot of mods to an explorer
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Old 05-02-2008, 07:38 AM
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LOL, I can't be seen driving a plane jane soccer mom Explorer. [:'(]

I have nothing compared to some of the guys over on explorerforum. There are lots of 347's, 351's, blowers, turbos,D44, D60, D70, 9" and other custom axel swaps.
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haha nice list of mods.
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