What size tires?

Trying to determine the lift and tire size we want on our Explorer. With it being a 2nd Gen there are no lift kits, the Ranger kits can be adapted to work. Others have gone with a SAS (Solid Axle Swap) with various suspension setups to finish it off and…

Suspension work

Finally warmed up to get some work done on project X. Winter has come early and with a cold bite, temperatures have been well below zero and the windchill has hit -20C. So with any suspension work a couple of required items are heat and penetrating fluid I had been…

Upgrades for the Explorer

The old Explorer..or Project X” as we have started calling it, is in need of some work and a few upgrades. Upgrades will be rear shackles and rebuilt spring stacks..along with the TT to bring front up a little bit. Our last trip had us wondering if it would make…

Our Explorer Build

Explorer build We decided to look for a SUV type vehicle and  do some Overlanding. On a low budget we picked up this 2000 Ford Explorer that was in decent condition. Picked up for $600 and in no major repairs required. With it’s 4.0L and select-able Auto-4H-4L we figured it…

rv before body work

Our Big Adventure Rig Gets a Facelift

Our Big Adventure Rig We love our RV, a real home away from home and a great place to plan more adventures! Specs: Year: 1986 Model: Triple E Regency Length: 6.4m(21ft) Engine: Gas Powered 7.5L (460cu.in) Chassis:  Ford E350 Mileage: 178,756kms Our Big Adventure Rig Was getting a few spot…

Roof Rail Hack | Extended Roof Rails

Roof Rail Hack | Extended Roof Rails     Made longer roof rails now the basket fits up front where we want it…plenty of room for the rooftop tent once it is completed. Simple hack, Acquire a full length roof rail from parts vehicle Measure from front before roof slopes…