But against someone elses advice locally, i have already decided to change the exhaust cat back and get someone to fix some cracks. A few bad tires got out from the Illinois plant they were made in 2. They really look like they want to flip over. Big V8 with some off road. A record-setting number of consumers have loved this rugged vehicle for many reasons, including its handsome exterior, standard dual airbags, good build quality, and roomy interior; however, particularly before the 5. After calling literally about 30 different tire shops, I found one about 20 miles away that had a set in the correct size. Completely rusted and holed steel brake lines including the rear line over the axle running to both rear calipers which required 2 new brake lines.
It took a blow torch to get the metal base out. Cost of the kit was a couple of bucks. I then refilled with high octane at least one tank out of every four. . Check for a sooty tail pipe. Weight is listed at 4,166 lbs.
Quiet interior with a quality sound system. They really look like they want to flip over. Perhaps I got a Monday engine. Glad I did not graduate high school earlier and glad I do not have student debt. So I raced down to the local dealer the minute the first one arrived! All ours had the flared wheel-arches which made the wheels look too narrow, but I still loved the exterior looks.
It could also buy you a number of accessories or overdue repairs. I grew up and went to the same Central New York school district my whole life until graduating in 2008. Same name on the sidewall and same tread pattern but different tread compounds and tread depth. This kit consists of two U shaped wire prongs that you insert on the two holes on either side of the face plate. Does Eddie Bauer even exist anymore? I kind of suspect that I have a manifold leak. I like not having a clock; less stress in traffic.
The message center is 1-1. I ran the goo all the way around the speaker making sure that I sufficiently overlapped the outter cone with the metal rim. Keep the tires inflated to exactly what is listed in the owner's manual and on the driver's door post. You … can also see where the electrical connection. Over three years of ownership it averaged about one repair every two months. I am tired of playing doctor.
This was the second brand-new car either of us had ever had, and overall it was excellent. I took my flashlight, turned on the radio fairly loud and observed the speaker cone movement. Model year 1998 Year of manufacture 1998 First year of ownership 2001 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 4. The split tail gate is a good idea, and the tall diff makes for good highway cruising. Ken did a good job describing how-to. Great power, roomy, comfortable, solidly built, strong tower, and decent handling for a truck in its day.
Unfortunately it makes 1st gear very tall, and thus it isn't ideal for towing. The only other issue was the ac which never worked. Since it was getting close to the end of the model year we ended up looking all over the Bay Area but ended up finding the perfect one at San Bruno Ford, some 15 minutes away from our home. Make sure to replace the air filter every 30,000 miles. I recently replaced my coil packs, wires and spark plugs hoping to see a difference but it didn't appear to do much.
Be very careful pouring it into the gas tank. The front was pretty much the same at it had been since 1996, and the interior was a little bit different, mainly in the seat design. Yeah thats what I thought from reading on here, that the lift and 31s wouldn't really make a difference. Critical steel lines under the chassis should not rust out just by sitting off the side of the driveway. I learned real quick to keep my foot light on thethrottle.
There were also a decent amount of Minivans. These seemed so much bigger than their early 90s predecessors, an F150 vs a Ranger although I think the Expedition was the F150, right? No 2005 Ford Explorer gets good gas mileage. I recall finally changing the spark plugs when it would no longer start and found them worn to nothing. But, this was just about the time I remember the minivan going from popular family-hauler to fatally uncool. Actually, a new Bronco could be had for quite a bit less than an Explorer- not that most customers cared. I have a lean code to it and i know why, but my mileage predates the rear main problem. After that, it ran rough, but ran.
Moms never seemed to have the Explorer. I had the same problem with my '97 Eddie Bauer Explorer. My generation, the tail end of generation X or the beginning of Y, but I never felt it , were much like the high schoolers of 1925-1929, children of prosperity groomed for prosperity, unprepared for a lot of the disappointments and changes coming next. Ford was selling 30-35,000 units a year during that time-frame. We did get the V8 in the gen 4 though — but again only in 5-door format. The Ford had a nice interior and rode well down the highway. Nevertheless, it was a good bus with heaps of space, reasonable economy and performance for its size.