Quick Tips!

Mazda 5 Speed Manual

Explorer Wheel Bearings

Explorer Computer Chip

Explorer Fuel Pump RFI

Explorer Dual Batteries

Cleaning Ford Explorer MAS

Explorer Caliper Slide Pins

Explorer Shock Skid Plate

Explorer K&N Filtercharger

Explorer Disc Brake Rear Axle

Explorer Body Lift Install

Explorer Dual Shocks

Explorer Steering Stabilizer

Explorer 2.5" Lift Install

Speedometer Calibration

Explorer Torsion Bar Lift

Explorer Disc Brake Swap

Explorer Rear Axle Seals

Explorer Manual Hubs

Atlas II Transfer Case
in Ford Explorer

KKM Air Filter Review

Explorer White Face Gauges

Ford Explorer Clutch
Bleeding Procedure

Spindle Nut Upgrade

Ford Explorer 2wd - 4wd

1991 - 1994 Ford Explorer
Tire Options

1995 - 2001 Ford Explorer
Tire Options

Ford Explorer Spring Over
Axle Conversion

Ford Explorer Vibration Problems

Ford Explorer 5 Link Solid
Axle Swap Dana 44

Installing Rock Sliders on a
Ford Explorer

Ford Explorer Overhead
Console Install

4.0 Valve Clatter in Ford
Explorer and Ranger

Huge List of Maintenance Tips
for the Ford Explorer

Setting up Ford 8.8" Gears

4x4 Shift Motor Rebuild

Body Work 101 w/photos

C4 Transmission Dana 20

 Transfer Case Swap into Explorer

A4LD Rebuild Diary

Dana 44 TTB Knuckles on
 Dana 35 TTB Axle

A4LD Front Seal Info

Max Tire Size for Explorer

Ford Explorer Torsion Bar
 Removal Installation

Front Differential
R&R 1995+ Explorer

Converting R12 to R134A
 in Ford Explorer

700R4 Transmission Swap

Explorer Sport Truck

Fiberglass step by step

Wheel Offset Backspace

Wheel Spacers

IAC Valve Cleaning

Explorer Message Board
 Home PageMessage BoardBookstoreResourcesFAQTipsReviewsReaders RidesAddMore ExplorersExplorer RunsWhoopsSave TrailsLinksHam Radio

A Day in the Sun
Off the Beaten Trails 1st Explorer Mini Run
Rick and Jack's Explorers
Rick and Jack got together for an afternoon of four wheeling in February of  '98.  Here they are parked not far from Table Mesa Rd. Table Mesa Rd., despite it's redundant name is a  gateway to some awesome trails including the "Terminator" and the "Alien". 
(Click on any photo for Hi-Res)

Photos by:
Dr. John "Jack" Lobdell & Rick Horwitz

Rick and Jacks Explorers

 "Gas Line Trail"
Rear view of climb
Here Jack is climbing out of a dry wash along the "Gas Line Trail." The "Gas Line Trail" roughly parallels I-17 between Phoenix and Flagstaff. Unfortunately the trail is not traversable through it's entire distance.

Jack hill climb

Rick decending hillJack heading down hill
Rick & Jack  descending hills on the "Gas Line" Trail

Moore Gulch
Jack's Explorer in Moore Gulch

Jack in Moore Gulch

Here Jack is seen traveling through Moore Gulch on the way to the Orizaba mine.

 Orizaba Mine
At the Orizaba Mine
Our final destination, the Orizaba Mine