My Explorer

Specs & Mods

These are a couple of pictures through the years showing the modifications I have done to my 2000 Ford Explorer including:

Category Item
Suspension / Lift   Rubicon Express Long Arms for TJ's
  - Front:   Custom D44 (Dana 44) front axle:
  - SAS (Solid Axle Swap):     -High Pinion
      -Superior Chromoly axles
      -CTM U-joints
      -TJ width (~2" wider than stock explorer)
      -TJ brackets
      -Chevy outers; 11" disk brakes, Warn premium hubs,
         5x5.5 bolt pattern
    Sway-a-way RaceRunner coil-overs:
      -2" reservoir, 14" travel shock
      -dual rate Eibach springs; 250, 300
    '94 Explorer steering gear box
      -hybrid steering shaft
    Custom steering links
      -1 1/2" .250 Chromoly
      -3/4x3/4" heims
Suspension   SOA (Spring over Axle)
  - Rear:   Deaver leaf springs (Custom)
    Warrior lift shackle
    M.O.R.E. wheel spacers:
      -1" spacer
      -5x4.5 to 5x5.5 conversion
    Rancho RS-9000X shocks
Tires/Wheels Goodyear MT/R 35x12.5 on 15x8 Steel rims
  Balanced w/ Equal Tire Balancer
Engine MAC open air intake
  - 4.0 OHV V6 BBK 66mm TB
  Cat-back exhaust w/ Flowmaster 40 and custom 2.5" piping
  Bama Chips programmed SCT X-calibrator
  Superlift TruSpeed (Speedo calibration)
Drivetrain 700R4 Transmission
    -Bowtie Transmissions Level II
    -TCI Reverse Manual Valve Body
    -Advance Adapters Trans and T-case adapters
    -B&M Hammer center console shifter
  Atlas II 3.8:1 T-case
  Tom Woods Custom Driveshafts
  4.88 Gears
  ARB Locker (Front)
  Powertrax No-Slip Locker (Rear)
Lighting Diamond cut headlights
    -Sylvania Silverstars 9007 bulbs
  Diamond Cut clear corners
    -silver frosted amber bulbs
  PIAA 520 Fog Lights
  PIAA 80 Pro XT Driving
  PIAA 80 Pro XT Pencil
Audio / Video Delphi RoadyXT XM satellite receiver
  Kenwood KGC-6042A -- EQ/X-Over
  Profile CL440 -- 40x4 Amp
  Profile CL600M -- 300x1 Amp
  Boston FX8 -- 5x7 Speakers -front & rear
  JL Audio Stealthbox -- Sub Enclosure
  JL Audio 10W6 -- 10" Sub
  Lightning Audio Cap & Wire
  B-Quiet Extreme -- Sound Treatment
Misc. Front / Rear tow hooks
  Lund Speed Grill
  Cobra 75 WX ST
  K30 magnet-mount CB antenna
  Powertank PT-10 -- CO2 tank
  TrailHead Tire deflators
  Garmin eTrex Vista -- GPS
  Dual Optima Red Top Batteries
  Custom Rock Sliders
  Custom Rear bumper & tire carrier
  Custom Front bumper & winch mount
  Superwinch X9
  Ready-Welder -- 24v welder
  01+ Sport white face gauge cluster
  Autometer Transmission Temp Gauge
  Autometer Coolant Temp Gauge

Oct 2000 - Jan '01


31's, 2" suspension lift
Jan - April '01

33's, 1.5" suspension, 3" body lift
April '01 - Dec '01

35's, 1" suspension, 3" body lift
Dec '01 - Nov '03

35's, 7" suspension, SAS
Nov '03 - Jul '07