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1998 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport 4WD SUVReview
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My Project Car — i put an engine in it because it was the 4.0 sohc that likes to come apart with the 5 timming chains i bought it from a customer at work. not bad except for the fuel economony. This is my favorite car that ive owned because it was my frist project car and its my first 4wd which i use weekly now

Pros: 4x4, leather, 7cd

Cons: mpg, but its not really that bad

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUVReview
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Poo — man the overall performance of this thing pretty much sucked, it used up sooo much gas in soo little time it was unbelievable! the cost of the car itself was decent but the cost of actually owning this crap was an outrage it got 12 miles to the gallon and i had to repair twice a month at least i would not recommend this car to anyone

Pros: nice features like it tells you how many miles you've gone and your mileage

Cons: everything else :)

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Limited SUVReview
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Nice Interior — Leather interior, everything included! 4.0 engine, over all nice truck...

Pros: Nice interior

Cons: Decent amount of gas
SUV feels so high up lol

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1998 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport SUVReview
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Ford Explorer 2 Door Sport. 4.0 Sohc Ho V6 — I bought the SUV from my grandpa in April of 08. It only had 105,000 miles on and it runs like a champ. Really fast, sturdy, and fun SUV. Good job Ford. The SUV doesn't get many looks but when i those annoying guys in the riced out civics and crap pull up next to me and rev their little 1.8 litre 4 bangers i just laugh and step on the pedal and the awesome sound from my tailpipe just shuts em up. Aceleration in first gear may not be the best but second gear is the power gear. I can pull 50 in 1st gear almost 85 in 2nd gear and i havent really taken past 108 in 3rd so i'm not 100% sure about the rest but the point is, for a HO V6 this thing can boogey. Gas milage leaves a little to be desired but with a cold air intake, header back exhaust, hotter plugs, and some good tires the SUV would gain at least 50 HP and about 10 MPG. Bringin it from 20 some to 30 some hopefully. Not bad for my second vehicle

Pros: Great SUV, fun, easy to repair (if needed)

Cons: Gas prices suck and this isn't so easy on ur wallet

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUVReview
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The Beast — The radio doesn't stay in, not the best acceleration...transmission makes awkward noisees when sitting...the doors are kinda hard to open...someone shot a paintball at the floor on the inside!!! The Vin number comes up as two different things (Eddie Bauer 2WD and Explorer Sport 4WD), the paint is chipped, there are lots of dings...but overall it's pretty nice. Great back seat, it folds flat ;)

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUVReview
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A Nice Overall Car — A very nice car with pretty good handling. It's a very capable car and has room for 5. It's also pretty luxurious considering the original purchase price. The two drawbacks are that it is a bit tall and presents a rollover risk, and that the mileage is not good at all in the city, but out on the highway it is really nice.

Pros: Awesome acceleration, nice handling, excellent visibility, easy to drive, rear seats fold down for extra storage

Cons: bad mileage, tall, high risk of rollover

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1998 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport 4WD SUVReview
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Decent Ride — The motor is solid, the tranny, not so much, have a few issues with that, but that's it.

Pros: 4wd

Cons: Ford Automatic Tranny

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1998 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport 4WD SUVReview
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Good For The Money — I like it because it was cheap. I was expecting to have to do work on it because it had like 125000 miles. But it runs really good. Still with like 130000 miles its still going. My only regret was buying a 2 dr. It handles good for an suv and has alot of power. I havent got to test it offroad yet but if its anything like i hope, it will do pretty good. Overall good car.

Pros: Looks, performance, 4x4

Cons: Small, 2 dr

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Limited SUVReview
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I Find The 98 Limited 4wd A Great Car For The Money, 4.0l Engine Is Dependable.overall The Ride Is Ok But It Does Drive Like A Truck. — Overall the 98 Limited Explorer 4WD is a decent vehicle. Little things keep it from being great.The Power door lock button(driver side especially)often stops working. THE REAR WINDSHIELD WIPER SUCKS!!Cant believe Ford has not recalled the vehicle for virtually all years just for the rear windshield wiper! Does ANYONE have a Ford explorer with a rear windshield wiper that does work? Also,tires will regularly develop a scalop that makes a wom wom wom noise as it goes down the street. Front end allignments help but do not stop the problem.Rotating tires to get them going in the opposite direction does help, but doesnt stop the problem completely. In spite of these faults its still seems like a fairly good vehicle for the money.There are a ton of them on the road,parts fit many model years and the supply of parts is plentiful. There you have it, thats my review.And if the 98 Explorer Limited 4WD that i just bought falls apart, i will definitely write another review. Thank you and happy Exploring.

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

Miles Driven per Year:50,000

Pros: Lot of vehicle for the dollar. Can easily find used models in really nice condition.

Cons: Dealers snatch up Explorers and doctor them to the max,so watch out.Also,I'm not impressed with overall durability of electrical seats or PDLs.

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1998 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport 4WD SUVReview
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Very Well Rounded. — Its a well rounded SUV. Very sturdy. Easy to put a nice stereo in it, though the stock one,once o.k. for the 90's, is horrible and blows very easily. Quite a few aftermarket parts available. Mine will soon have over 2500 watts of stereo system power in it. It can easily keep up with any other SUV of similar size. The only true maintainance its needed over 100k miles is a fan belt and oil changes.

Pros: Actually more powerful than it looks.

Cons: Way to top heavy. Crapy transmission that dramatically slowes the car down.

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