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1999 Ford Explorer Base 2dr 102 WB Sport

1999 Ford Explorer
Trim Info:
Rear Wheel Drive, 2 Door
18 mpg city / 23 mpg hwy
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Technical Specifications

Technical Data
Body Style:
2 Door
Drivetrain:
Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity:
4
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG):
18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG):
23
Engine Type:
Gas V6
Displacement:
4.0L/245
Fuel System:
SEFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM:
160 @ 4200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM:
225 @ 2750
Trans Description Cont.:
Manual w/OD
Front Tire Size:
P235/75R15
Rear Tire Size:
P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size:
P235/75R15
Front Wheel Size (in):
15 x 7
Rear Wheel Size (in):
15 x 7
Front Wheel Material:
Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material:
Aluminum
Brake ABS System:
4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ):
Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ):
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in):
11.2 x 0.47
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal):
17.5
Wheelbase (in):
101.7
Advanced Technical Data
Body Code:
102" WB
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs):
2290
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs):
2650
Curb Weight - Front (lbs):
1935
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs):
1766
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs):
4700
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs):
6,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs):
3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs):
350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs):
5120
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs):
768
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs):
N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs):
N/A
Engine Order Code:
99X
Trans Order Code:
44M
Trans Type:
5
Trans Description Cont. Again:
Electronic
First Gear Ratio (:1):
3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1):
2.05
Third Gear Ratio (:1):
1.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1):
1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1):
0.79
Reverse Ratio (:1):
3.40
Clutch Size (in):
10
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary):
650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps):
95
Maximum Alternator Watts:
1425
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts):
7.8
Frame Type:
Boxed w/Single Channel
Suspension Type - Front:
Torsion Bar
Suspension Type - Rear:
Single-Stage Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs):
2290
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs):
2650
Axle Type - Front:
Independent SLA
Axle Type - Rear:
Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs):
2710
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs):
3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear:
3.27
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm):
35
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm):
35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in):
1.34
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in):
0.77
Front Tire Order Code:
T7R
Rear Tire Order Code:
T7R
Front Tire Capacity (lbs):
1843
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs):
1843
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs):
1843
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front:
717
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear:
717
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare:
717
Spare Wheel Size (in):
15 x 6
Spare Wheel Material:
Steel
Steering Type:
Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center:
17.0
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock:
15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft):
34.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft):
37.8
Brake Type:
Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in):
11.3 x 1.02
Fuel Tank Location:
Midship
Front Head Room (in):
39.9
Front Leg Room (in):
42.4
Front Shoulder Room (in):
56.7
Front Hip Room (in):
51.9
Second Head Room (in):
39.3
Second Leg Room (in):
34.5
Second Shoulder Room (in):
58.0
Second Hip Room (in):
43.6
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in):
180.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in):
70.2
Height, Overall (in):
67.1
Overhang, Front (in):
35.1
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in):
44.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in):
28.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in):
6.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in):
6.7
Rear Door Type:
Liftgate
Rear Door Opening Height (in):
33.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in):
46.9
Step Up Height - Front (in):
19.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in):
61.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in):
30.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in):
41.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³):
69.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³):
32.6


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