Re: Ford Explorer Question (charsawbis)
I would go with a custom exhaust or something like a Dynomax, get the aluminized one rather than SS and save 100 bucks or so. I priced out one of these exhausts a while back at like $250US, but even that was too much to spend on this POS - heh.
As for shocks, go for Bilstein or Edelbrock, I'd go Bilstein but a lot of people like the Edelbrock valving better.
Also get an Explorer Express rear sway bar, it's supposed to do wonders for the handling.
I have none of this stuff, so can't comment first hand on how any of it works.