I'm not sure if I would have to go that route. Darn it I may have to buy another tire. My bike trailer already pointer up hill because I moved from a 2001 Explorer, but I had to change the ball-mount after the additional 1 inch gain in vehicle height with the new tires. Just use the search box at the top of the forum and type a question into it, include your year, engine size and make Explorer into the question. Read our to see people who found humor in a bad situation.
Found out the tires sensors need to be re trained. I have had that message for over a year. They told me to drive around for couple of days to see if went away. Have a look around and pick your option out of projects with custom wheels. What are my options here? If you have a for-profit service,.
Only down side is that I had to get a bigger drop hitch ball mount. It is located at the back of the wheel and as the car's hub goes into this hole it ensures the wheel gets centered correctly. On what brand of tire to go with or what other brands people like, check the link I gave you or search the archives for past posts on what brands of tires people like to use. It is almost always possible to replace factory Ford Explorer wheels and run with bigger rim size on it without too much trouble. Elite Explorer members see practically no ads, can add their own profile photo, upload photo attachments in all forums, and Media Gallery, create more private Conversations, and more.
There will be some variance based on your springs, and the tires themselves. I need to maintain the stock rims as well. I've learned to live with it and deleting the message by simply hitting the reset button every time I start the vehicle. After having the speedo recalibrated I could see about a mile more to the gallon. If so, I'm stuck with stock.
To find out which one is bad buy a programmer and try programming them. Your support is greatly appreciated. No warranties or guarantees are expressed or implied as to the accuracy of the information provided on this site. I hope these help Chris Yes I looked at the threads. I am not a mechanic, and was able to do. We have gathered the modified Ford Explorer cars, in which the owners tried to find the balance between wheel size, rims width, backspacing, wheels offset and suspension height.
Horn beeps, and follow instructions on panel. One of the explorers had aftermarket rims with a different backspacing though. We do not get much snow where I live and the only off-roading I do is in the sand on the beach where an aggressive tread pattern does not help you. As you program each wheel the horn will beep. Factors that will affect your rate include your age, marital status, credit history, driving record, and the garaging address of your vehicle.
Probably not as good as Michelin, but they are still quiet on the road and I haven't had any traction problems on the road. Does anyone know it this is possible with the Explorer? The premium has been determined based on annual premium data for defined coverages liability, comprehensive and collision from a major insurer. It takes a large magnet I used one from an old speaker. We will see about the guts. I dont think you will have any clearence issues with the garage.
Explorer Forum has probably saved you that much already, and will continue to save you money as you learn how to diagnose fix problems yourself and learn which modifications work without having to experiment on your own. Width will depend on how far past the fender wells you want to stick out. It came with stock 245-65-17 and I put 265-70-17s on with no rubbing. This guide is accurate and is updated on a daily basis. How to fit rims with larger centre bore? This worked for me, so good luck to anyone having problem. This is a work vehicle and the tires that came from the factory are helpless on anything other than pavement.
Sometimes it happens that you are not happy with your stock wheels and would like to have something else. I the Cross Terrain might be the better choice for me. Adding insult to injury, the 2002-2005 Explorer also has a massive problem with the rear panel cracking. Use of this site implies your agreement to these terms. Went back, they told me I now had a broken sensor. To identify which wheel is bad, you simply need to follow the procedure for programming the new sensors.