Measure from the center of the front wheel to the center of the back wheel on the same side. ControlTrac four-wheel drive is available. I tried not to push the explorer too hard as I did not want to hurt it. I also love it cause it stops on a dime and has really great michelin tires. Your forum sign-up is not complete, you must add an before you can post to the forums. The truck rode real nice and smooth and the tranny was very smooth and I could barely feel it shift.
I woulda got rid of that thing after the second rebuild,lol. He currently has a 2002 Explorer with a towing capacity of 6250 pounds as per Edmonds. I am pretty conservative when matching tows with tow ratings seen too many vehicles destroyed trying to tow too much. Then shortly after the warranty was up, the tranny started slipping again. But since you are on primarily level ground and it should do fine. I'm no tranny expert so I bent over.
I guess my truck was built on a Friday? Please read this message in its entirety. Took it to a buddy's garage in Mo. I took another look underneath mine, it looks like the existing hitch also provides crash support for the rear fascia, but the aftermarket hitch seems to cover close to the same protections a bit lower and not as wide across though , judging by the photo. My dad is looking at a 2005 Eddie Bauer Explorer and it's first task with be towing his 19 foot boat to south florida from New Jersey, about 1500 miles. The current model rides on a wider track and a longer wheelbase, giving it a more solid, more stable stance. My Explorer, which is a 4X4, is rated to tow up to 3500 lbs. Utilize the private message feature or personal email where appropriate to address side topics or personal issues not related to the topic at large.
I have a 2H aluminum 4-Star walkthrough that I haul with my '02 Explorer. The Explorer is rated to pull a trailer of up to 7,140 pounds when properly equipped, and though it does not excel at off-road travel, it can go most of the places most of us need to go. Good Vehicle To Get Out Of Town And Off The Beaten Path With. They answered they were good for 120,000, that is not true even if they were brand new. But the actual towing capacity for the 04 mountaineer v8 is like 7,000 or 8,000 I believe. In its 40-mph frontal offset crash test, Explorer outperformed all other major competitors. He currently has a 2002 Explorer with a towing capacity of 6250 pounds as per Edmonds.
Front brakes about every 30K Fun Factor - it great in 4 wheel drive, I have pulled car dollys and trailers with it. You need to try the brakes and check to see if you feel the back of your suv lifting up when you stop most smaller suvs dont have alot of weight on the rear there fore tend to transfer the weight to the front Besides that drag it and enjoy your new boat!!!!! Steve We have 02 Mountianeer with 4. Then you should not pull a regular 2 horse trailer. A tranny cooler would certainly help, but the fact that it doesn't already have one makes me wonder about the electrical and cooling systems and about the drive train. Dumped the rear end in the water and mucky sand multiple times, and it never spun tires or anything. New Car Test Drive chose the Explorer as the best all-around sport-utility vehicle for 2003. But Ford in general makes bad Automatic transmissions!! Well see tomorrow night when I start filling it up every 180 miles or so.
Buyers can choose between V6 and V8 engines, but the V6 provides plenty of power unless you're pulling trailers or live in the Rocky Mountain states where the air is thin. I can feel the heated seat on my butt already. Items offered for trade are not allowed. Also, I'm having a hard time finding a hitch for this particular year. I have seen the aftermarket Cl 3 mounted under the factory hitch and I dont like the look nor do I want to add unnecessary weight to my vehicle.
I have hauled in some incredibly awful downpours not from choice and trailer never felt like it was out of control or would not stop. I hope your rig has trailer brakes. Advertising Policy Specifics When in doubt of whether something you want to post constitutes advertising, please contact a moderator privately in advance for further clarification. Before this I pulled the same trailer with a Chevy Blazer for 6 years and went through 3 sets of brakes. Good looks, great functionality, decent upgradable performance, and just an overall solid vehicle. Your V-6 simply is not designed to pull that kind of a load.
I have got my 2010 infinite from market motors and the whole process was very good. . Re: 2004 Ford Explorer 4. Remember that towing also includes stopping the load, sometimes in a panic situation. It is built in St. Keep conversations productive, on topic and civil. Yeah, I bought the Explorer to pull winter rat duty.
I would definitely recommend my friends to Market Motors. I had a few instances when in florida I95 traffic when you get those idiots who stomp on their brakes for no reason and the entire highway comes to a stop. The Chronicle of the Horse may copy, quote, link to or otherwise reproduce posts, or portions of posts, in print or online for advertising or editorial purposes, if attributed to their original authors, and by posting in this forum, you hereby grant to The Chronicle of the Horse a perpetual, non-exclusive license under copyright and other rights, to do so. But maybe not even that. No advertising in the discussion forums. We are right on the bubble weigh wise and I am wondering if the truck will make the trip down and back at a reasonable pace?? Conversations in horse-related forums should be horse-related.
I couldnt fit it over the stock hitch, like it was supposed to. As a participant on this forum, it is your responsibility to know and follow our rules. Excessive promotion of a stallion by its owner or related parties is not permitted and will be addressed at the discretion of the moderators. It has been working good every since. I cruised at 65 effortlessly. The first year I towed his rig to Florida, I used my 2002 F150 supercab.