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2003 Tacoma dblcab TRD PreRunner 4wd conversion

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by Snorkie, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. Jan 22, 2011 at 6:38 PM
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    Snorkie

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    4wd conversion
    Removing the 2wd tranny to swap out the output shaft.
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  2. Jan 23, 2011 at 5:17 PM
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    transmission and t-case ready to go back in.
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  3. Jan 23, 2011 at 5:19 PM
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    No, i did the post... then added the pic 5min later.
     
  4. Jan 23, 2011 at 5:21 PM
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    747 function > form

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  5. Jan 23, 2011 at 6:11 PM
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    almost done
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    4wd mount and 30" center driveshaft
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    finished with all the work from underneath
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  6. Jan 23, 2011 at 6:27 PM
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    Firefighter160

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    Cool to see someone actually going through with the conversion!
     
  7. Jan 23, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    Working on the hubs.
    I'm going to use my spindles, swapping out hubs.
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    Removed dust cap
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    big nut and toner ring removed
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    pressing out hub
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    4wd hub on the left - prerunner on the right
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    Bearing
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    spindle
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  8. Jan 23, 2011 at 6:38 PM
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    Right side done[​IMG]
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    got the diff mounted, cv's
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    I was going to cut the center piece of the wheel cap but tried the cap and it fits right over the hub. I'll just take it off when I wheel.
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  9. Jan 23, 2011 at 6:45 PM
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    Nice work. I dig.
     
  10. Jan 23, 2011 at 7:44 PM
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    01Tac0ma

    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    Look at build!
    Heck yea man, props on doing the conversion Nice work!
     
  11. Jan 24, 2011 at 12:58 PM
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    Thanks.
     
  12. Jan 24, 2011 at 1:03 PM
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    :bowdown: :bowdown: that's all I can say
     
  13. Jan 24, 2011 at 1:09 PM
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    Nice job! Keep the pics coming. Glad someone had the nads to do a conversion for all the nay sayers.:p
     
  14. Jan 24, 2011 at 1:12 PM
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    How many hours did it take you?? And great write up BTW...
     
  15. Jan 24, 2011 at 5:59 PM
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  16. Jan 24, 2011 at 6:04 PM
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    Impressing, never thought I would see someone doing the conversion!
     
  17. Jan 24, 2011 at 7:14 PM
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    01GREENTACO Not all who wander are lost

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    Lost track many, many mods ago.
    Congrats! Welcome to the 4x4 community. Now you need to get some 4WD mud flaps!
     
  18. Jan 24, 2011 at 7:21 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

    01tacoprerunner Lifted 'n Locked 4WD Prerunner

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    Nice man, im working on gathering the parts for mine.........question, is the cross member in the same place for the 4wds as for the prerunners?
     
  19. Jan 24, 2011 at 8:47 PM
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    Same crossmember, only thing that changes is the mount.
     
  20. Jan 24, 2011 at 8:49 PM
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    Took the mudflaps off.
     
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