For $10,000, This 1994 Ford Explorer Ran When Jurassic Parked

Nice Price Or Crack PipeIs this used car a good deal? You decide!

Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Ford Explorer is movie themed and even has its own Website so that others can share in the cinematic dream. It's a pretty faithful homage to the Jurassic Park trucks, but you'll need to decide if its price simply T-wrecks it.

Panamax is the term given to the largest dimensions of ship that is able to safely fit through the Panama Canal - principally its locks which are about 110 feet wide and 1,050 feet long. I would imagine that, should you want to get an example of what the experience of navigating one of those locks - without helper tugs - is like, then try maneuvering yesterday's 1976 Olds Custom Cruiser through the drive-thru at In-N-Out. Or, maybe that's just what a hamburger is all about, I'm not exactly sure. What I am sure of is that 56% of you think it's worthwhile to at least try at that car's given price.


Long before there was the Panama Canal, people had to ride dinosaurs across the Central American isthmus to get from one side to the other. Either that, or they could have driven in today's 1994 Jurassic Park homage Ford Explorer, which would have been the preferred means as it comes with A/C.

You all remember the Explorers from the original 1993 Steven Spielberg joint, right? In the movie they were fitted with plexiglass vista roofs that proved to be, shall we say, not exactly dino-proof. This one lacks that accoutrement so you should be safe should a T-Rex attempt to turn you into dino-chow, and then, 24-hours later, into dino-poop.


It's otherwise a pretty good tribute to one of the the film's most iconic set pieces. Considering that it's an Eddie Bauer edition, it's pretty maxed out when it comes to options too. There's the stout 4.0 Cologne V6, AOD auto box, leather this, power that- the damn thing's got everything.


It's all noted in ALL-CAPS in the ad so you know those are important plot points. In fact, there doesn't seem to be anything wrong with this 135K wagon (yes, another wagon this week!) unless you don't especially jones over the thought of driving around expecting Jeff Goldblum to suddenly pop up and hit on you.

I imagine that the builder/seller of this Explorer is giddy as a schoolgirl at the prospect of selling this Explorer. That's because the Jurassic World tailer has just hit the preview screens, making everyone nostalgic for the first and best of the Jurassic Park movies. The next one will be #4 and honestly I'm more interested in the one after that, as after all it will be Jurassic Five.


If you can't wait that long and want to share in all the dino-doting right now then maybe this custom Ford will be your tremor-rippled cup of tea. The price of admission is $10,000, and as you might expect it'll cost you two bucks extra if you choose to buy it on Fandango.


What's your take on this movie homage Explorer for ten grand? Is that a price that should have buyers lining up for its opening day? Or, does that price miss the Jurassic Mark?

You decide!


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