1991 Ford Explorer Overview

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2 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV
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Ford Explorer Is An Excellent Vehical To Drive by kellyjames99
 — very comfortable to sit in !! seems to have a decent amount of horse power!! but doesnt have enough horsepower for the SIZE of the engine. easy handling. wanna drive it everywhere all time gas is pr... Read More
Ford Explorer by Kenith
 — I love my truck its a 1991 so its old as hell it has 200+ thousand miles on it and iv never had a day where she wont start. I take it offroading all the time i tear my way through the woods with that ... Read More
Great by Brandi
 — Performance – acceleration-great, braking-great, handling-great Build Quality – has needed some repairs Appearance – both interior and exterior styling-great Cost of Ownership – gas mileage-good, m... Read More

1991 Ford Explorer Overview

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1991 Ford Explorer

The 1991 Ford Explorer was launched with great fanfare as the company's first entry into the then-new sport utility vehicle market.  The Explorer took its name from a 1980s trimline of the popular Ford F-150 pickup; presumably, Ford hoped to capitalize with the F-150's popularity with the off-road set.

The Explorer's trim offerings shared names with those of the F-150 as well: the Explorer was offered in Sport, XL, XLT, and Eddie Bauer trims, with two-door and four-door setups and optional four-wheel drive.  Under the hood, the Explorer boasted a 4.0 liter, 155-horsepower V-6 engine.  

Alas, the first year of the Ford Explorer was cursed with some quality issues: although most of the 1991 Explorers have held up well through the year, a number of them came off the line with flaws in the transmission and/or chassis.  Gas mileage is not the '91 Explorer's great selling point, either, with its 15 mpg city, 17 mpg highway.

If you need the size and durability, though, the roomy Ford Explorer may be the vehicle for you.  One of the first SUVs to be broadly marketed in the US, the Explorer has a loyal following of devoted owners.

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I Have A 91 Explorer 4x4 4.0,fluild Pours Out The Front Pump Seal Only When...

i have changed the seal and 2 days latr it pours out again, anyone have any clues as to why ? does shift and runs great, other than this

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kellyjames99
45

What Is The Best Gasoline Engine Cleaner Pennzoil, Lucas, Etc. ????

which is the best bang for my buck ??? which gasoline engine cleaner is best or are they all the same butt differ brand name and price ?

221 views with 3 answers (last answer 7 years ago)
kellyjames99
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Do I Need This Much Stuff

ok i took a look at the exhaust and i noticed that thier is 2 cadilac converters and two mufflers, do i really need two mufflers, im pretty sure its robbing horsepower and fuel economy, the one muffle...

79 views with 2 answers (last answer 7 years ago)
kellyjames99
45

Overdrive Or Underdrive Pulleys To The Engine To Increase Horsepower Which ...

408 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 years ago)
kellyjames99
45

How Can I Get More Horse Power Out Of My 1991 Ford Explorer

how can i get more horse power without spending tons of money ?

603 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 years ago)