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Introduce yourself and your Explorer, plan ExplorerX meets and more.
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Off Topic

Discuss anything that doesn't pertain to an existing category. Keep it clean!
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ExplorerX Generations

1st Generation Explorers | 1991-1994

Ford Explorers first came off the assembly line on April 12, 1990 and were available in several styles, trim packages and configurations. Questions and topics pertaining to the first generation of Explorers belong here.
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2nd Generation Explorers | 1995-2001

Second gen Explorers had significant exterior and suspension updates as well as overhauled interior appointments. Second gen Ford Explorer topics here!
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3rd Generation Explorers | 2002-2005

Resigned for 2002 with new engine options, third row seating and independent rear suspension on most models. Stability control was new this year.
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4th Generation Explorers | 2006-2010

2006 brought new up-sized frame design and the beginning of expansive new safety features. Questions about to the fourth generation of Explorers here.
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5th Generation Explorers | 2011 - Present

Intelligent design features, unibody structure, ABS, and a new production facility mark the beginning of the latest generation of Ford Explorers. Late model topics including the redesigned 2016 models here!
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Sport Trac, Mountaineer & Aviator

Discuss at will anything pertaining to all models and years of the Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer and Lincoln Aviator.
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Saleen Explorer XP6/XP8

The official Saleen Explorer XP6 & XP8 (1998-2001) discussion forum.
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General Reference Archive

Look inside for sources/references to part replacements, common questions, and other material that is synonymous with all Explorers.
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ExplorerX Tuning & Customizing

How To / DIY Guides

Feel free to submit your own Guides for literally anything on your Explorer - pictures encouraged! If you are looking for help on a specific topic, feel free to ask for a Guide! Our courteous members will try to assist you as much as possible.
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Paint / Body / Detailing

For topics related to auto body work, paint finishing and detailing.
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Wheels / Tires

Learn how to lift or lower your Explorer, and choose the wheels and tires that are right for your application.
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Threads on springs, shocks and other suspension items that are non-year specific.
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Audio / Video / Security

Any and all discussion regarding sound systems & visual entertainment in your Explorer should be posted here.
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Performance Tuning

Any questions or discussion related to performance (engine, exhaust, bolt-ons, etc.) modifications belong inside here. Learn how to get more horsepower and torque for your ride!
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Towing / Hauling

Discussion of proper Explorer towing ratings, recommended equipment, etc. Because U-Haul sucks!
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For Sale / Trade / Wanted

Got something you want to sell? Looking for something to buy? Discuss in here. ExplorerX.com will not be responsible for any transactions.
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