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Update on the exploder, wheels/tires/minor lift

First of all these pictures are not up to my normal quality. I am using my sisters nikon and I am trying to work the kinks out on it. She messed up the settings pretty bad so I'm trying to adjust some of them without doing a full reset.

Now onto the explorer. Did brakes/shocks/tbar/shackle lift. Running 31x10.5 BFG AT's on 15x8 nomads. Rear lift is about 1.25" and that front ended up being about 1.5" give or take. Gotta get it in for an alignment monday, but its not too bad. I love the way it turned out. However we did have to do some adjusting to fit the tires/wheels up front. Had to do a little trimming on the back side of the fender flare up front on both sides and we moved the front bumper forward about 1/2-3/4 of an inch and I have plenty of clearance now.

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that looks really good
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wait... do you still have the 04? whats goin on here? i mean the explorer looks good.
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So much for keeping it stock lol... Looks good though lol
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wait... do you still have the 04? whats goin on here? i mean the explorer looks good.
He sold the 04 I think.
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White walls in would have looked better
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Looks awesome!
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wait... do you still have the 04? whats goin on here? i mean the explorer looks good.
Yup, the 04 is bye bye.

Explorer looks awesome!!
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it looks awesome the way it is
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That looks soo sweet. Nice choice on the wheels.
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Looks good
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I want that explorer.
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Looks way much more betterer
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Looks as good as your going to get in that your 'sploder if you ask me.
Same rims from the truck? What all did you keep from the '04?
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Looks as good as your going to get in that your 'sploder if you ask me.
Same rims from the truck? What all did you keep from the '04?
they are not from the 04. he had black w/ polished lip wheels. those are nomads like xpik99 had.
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sploder looks badass man
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Looks great dude! The wheels and tires make all the difference.
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Thanks everyone! I posted a new thread with some day time pics so check them out. I think I finally got my sisters nikon fixed.
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Looks good! I am looking for one of these myself.
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You'll love it man. As much as I loved the blue 4x, I love this truck a lot more. Just fits my needs better. Though just a fair warning if you get a truck with flares and you want to run 31's you will have to do some trimming.
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I'm either looking for a ranger or and Ex. But carmax offered me $13,000 for my truck. lol So I need that offer to go up first!
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Carmax will low ball the crap out of you and they wont give you anymore then they offer.
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