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 Posted: Tue Aug 28th, 2018 01:59 am
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For some reason I've decided to start a thread for my truck. Mainly just to display it and to help other members get ideas for their builds. I know it's not the best truck on the site but I like it. First off I'll tell you about the truck. I bought it new. It's a 2006 XLT 2 door ext cab 4x4. It has the 4.0l SOCH and 5 speed auto with 4.10 gears. It came with few options. A/C cruise tilt 60/40 split bench am/fm ce player that's pretty much it. Through out the years mainly just in recent years after I debated on selling the truck I decided to mod it and make it the truck I wanted minus the 4 door feature. List of mods include

Blacked out headlights with led bulbs
Blacked out grill with black ford emblem
K&N cold air kit 
JBA headers
Color matched mirrors
Converted to power windows
White face gauges
Explorer heated power leather seats
Explorer full length console 
Mercury cougar pedal covers
Double din touch screen radio with kicker speakers 1000 watt amp and 12" kicker sub 
Tinted windows
FX4 Level 2 fender flares 
Tried fold bed cover
Spyder LED black tail lights
Vtech 16" wheels 265/75/16 bfg all terrain t/a 
Flowmaster dual cat back exhaust with 4" ss tips
Color matched interior panels 
Expo IRS rear diff cover
Fx4 level 2 skid plates
Mustard gt rear disc brake conversion



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 Posted: Tue Aug 28th, 2018 02:04 am
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But one of the coolest things is how you replaced the back half of the frame and I think it took you less than 2 days?



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 Posted: Tue Aug 28th, 2018 02:06 am
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 Posted: Tue Aug 28th, 2018 03:38 am
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I noticed your seat panels are different than the other guys seat panels in the ROTM. Do you recall what year explorer or mountaineer you picked them from? Love the 2 tone as well.



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 Posted: Tue Aug 28th, 2018 08:50 am
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Eddie Money wrote:
I noticed your seat panels are different than the other guys seat panels in the ROTM. Do you recall what year explorer or mountaineer you picked them from? Love the 2 tone as well.
They came out a 2004 sport trac



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 Posted: Tue Aug 28th, 2018 08:50 am
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Eddie Money wrote:
I noticed your seat panels are different than the other guys seat panels in the ROTM. Do you recall what year explorer or mountaineer you picked them from? Love the 2 tone as well.



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 Posted: Tue Aug 28th, 2018 09:00 am
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JAMMAN wrote:
But one of the coolest things is how you replaced the back half of the frame and I think it took you less than 2 days?

I started it on a Saturday morning and by Sunday night it was on the road again. The only parts I reused was the shocks the rear axle and gas tank.



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 Posted: Fri Aug 31st, 2018 07:07 am
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black06xlt wrote:
Eddie Money wrote:

I noticed your seat panels are different than the other guys seat panels in the ROTM. Do you recall what year explorer or mountaineer you picked them from? Love the 2 tone as well.
They came out a 2004 sport trac

Thank you. I want your interior!!!



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 Posted: Fri Aug 31st, 2018 09:31 am
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It's all stock ford parts



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 Posted: Sat Sep 1st, 2018 01:23 am
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Did you do this post on your phone brotha? lol
  • Tried fold bed cover
  • Mustard gt rear disc brake conversion

just givin ya shit. How did you like your JBA headers performance wise? Sound level wise? What changes did you see in those two things specifically?

I want to throw mine on but I am afraid and reserved that the truck will become too loud as aggressive as it is already and I'll be forced to do headers for the performance aspects but go back to a stock can to compensate for a little more stealth. I love my exhaust because its unique but then again i hate it because you can hear me coming from 5 acres away at idle!

Decisions, decisions..

Last edited on Sat Sep 1st, 2018 01:24 am by Undrstm8ed



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 Posted: Fri Sep 28th, 2018 09:47 pm
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Deer really like the front of my truck



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 Posted: Fri Sep 28th, 2018 09:51 pm
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Undrstm8ed wrote:
Did you do this post on your phone brotha? lol

  • Tried fold bed cover
  • Mustard gt rear disc brake conversion

just givin ya shit. How did you like your JBA headers performance wise? Sound level wise? What changes did you see in those two things specifically?

I want to throw mine on but I am afraid and reserved that the truck will become too loud as aggressive as it is already and I'll be forced to do headers for the performance aspects but go back to a stock can to compensate for a little more stealth. I love my exhaust because its unique but then again i hate it because you can hear me coming from 5 acres away at idle!

Decisions, decisions..

Yes I did and I just noticed after I read your reply



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 Posted: Fri Sep 28th, 2018 10:16 pm
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black06xlt wrote:

Deer really like the front of my truck

NOOOOOOOOOO! You ok?



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 Posted: Fri Sep 28th, 2018 10:23 pm
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Yea I'm fine and the truck is ok. Damage was just cosmetic. Broke the grill header panel and both headlights. New headlights were on the on the porch when I got home got a header panel from work that's already black and I'm putting my old grill back in. I had an stx grill in and I hated it. Got lucky on this time no damage to the fenders or bumper this time.



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 Posted: Sat Sep 29th, 2018 02:15 am
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Oh my gosh!!! Glad you're ok. That's like 3 deer in 3 months for FR forum members. Dang...need one of those deer whistle thingys

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 Posted: Sat Sep 29th, 2018 02:27 am
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That's 2 for me in 3 months



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 Posted: Sat Sep 29th, 2018 03:53 am
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Sheesh, magnet much?!



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black06xlt wrote:
That's 2 for me in 3 months
As many deer that has jumped in front of members we should start a deer hunter thread. We should make a special FR (tag) sticker for hunting with rangers. Like this but use an FR to make the head

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Had to revisit this



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Its moose season here in Idaho....they sure do come out of the mountains when the temps drop. I have not seen a moose since last spring and now they are popping up down here in the river valley alot
Look out for big game!

That is a heck of a truck you have there, so glad she has survived another deer attack!



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 Posted: Sun Sep 30th, 2018 03:31 pm
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Its moose season here in Idaho....they sure do come out of the mountains when the temps drop. I have not seen a moose since last spring and now they are popping up down here in the river valley alot
Look out for big game!

That is a heck of a truck you have there, so glad she has survived another deer attack!

Moose are freaking dangerous. They seem to have an intrinsic hate for humans and will attack and kill for no reason. They knock you down and stomp you till you are a bloody pulp. They don't stop at death, they dismantle you.



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410customs wrote:
Its moose season here in Idaho....they sure do come out of the mountains when the temps drop. I have not seen a moose since last spring and now they are popping up down here in the river valley alot
Look out for big game!

That is a heck of a truck you have there, so glad she has survived another deer attack!

It's survived 3 deer a tree I hit when i was working mid nights at the mine (fell asleep while driving) and my wife backing into the bed when it was 3 days old. The old girl has been through a lot



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 Posted: Tue Oct 2nd, 2018 01:21 am
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If my luck with this truck doesnt start to change quick I'm going to sell it. Hit a deer the other morning going to work and this morning going to work the right front hub bearing blew apart.



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 Posted: Tue Oct 2nd, 2018 01:27 am
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Ouch!

How does that happen?



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 Posted: Tue Oct 2nd, 2018 01:34 am
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