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Old 04-12-2004, 02:27 PM   #9
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Originally posted by Bobshere

I came to FXT from a '92 Explorer, so we probably share some impressions of our new rides How many transmissions did you replace on your Exploader ??? I had to do one at 55k miles

I think I'm going to like FXT a lot more!!!!



PS: Seems to me like some clear plastic tubing, to see bubbles present as you bleed, and a recruited daughter, to press the pedal on command, make the job sufficiently easy to not bother with the SpeedBleeder -- but what do I know
Hey Bob!

I had a 91 Explorer Sport with the 5MT. I had to have a rebuild at 100k miles, but it was going again at 152k. Where the Explorer felt more utilitarian (like a tank) the Forester XT feels like a sophisticated sports car. Two completely different likes.

The clear tube helps, but air still gets in around the edges making it difficult to tell.
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