It’s Sunday, January 7th and I’m taking the day off from shoeing to work on this project and this page. 🛠️ Heads-up, Gearheads! While I wield a wrench with the best of them, I’m not a certified mechanic—just a passionate… Read More »Turn the Axle: Rear CV Axle Swap for the 2008 Explorer
2008 Ford Explorer
I ordered the Gates 90K-38274A Complete Serpentine Belt Drive Component Kit from Amazon. It should get here tomorrow and Will and I can get it done asap. It is Thanksgiving week and I have plenty of work, but we can… Read More »2008 Ford Explorer Serpentine Belt Replacement
Welcome back to my journey in replacing the wheel bearings on my Ford Explorer. I’ve successfully tackled the driver side, but the passenger side hub presented a challenge – it’s stubbornly stuck. Lug Nut Replacement I noticed the lug nuts… Read More »Fixing the Rumble: Replacing Bearings in a Ford Explorer
We are getting ready for plenty of trips back and forth to from our home near Cincinnati to our daughter’s home in Florida. My wife’s old and beloved Explorer needs to be well maintained and with this much experience under… Read More »Travel Tune-Up: Getting The 2008 Ford Explorer Ready for Long Journeys.
Yesterday, we got the oil changed and the engine compartment cleaned up. Today its the fuel filter. We started to hear some noise coming from the fuel filter area, which is near the passenger side foot well. The noise sounds… Read More »’08 Ford Explorer Fuel Filter Replacement
September 12, 2022 I have spent the entire weekend shockingly focused on Steelbak. I did some messing with the site and lots of file organizing. I’m kind of giddy honestly, but I’m also realizing what I’ve gotten myself into. The… Read More »Monday Task day – Ford Explorer Oil Change.