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2003 Tacoma dblcab TRD PreRunner 4wd conversion

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

  1. Jan 24, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

    01tacoprerunner Lifted 'n Locked 4WD Prerunner

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    Sweet ok man, i was getting a little worried about it.

    Like this:

    Edit nvm i did some reading that was the wrong one.....guess ill just go to toyota and get one.
     
  2. Jan 24, 2011 at 10:25 PM
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    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Good job so far dude, I'm curious though, what prompted you to do this ? Did you already have access to a wrecked or totaled 4x IFS for parts ?

    Reason I ask is from similar POST & threads pertaining to 4x conversions alot of responses were not so much if it could be done but the cost involved converting in relation to just trading up for similar year 4x4, I guess what I mean is did/do you find it was feasible $$ cost wise?? (not even going to include the labor, because its a labor of love right ??:D
     
  3. Jan 25, 2011 at 7:31 AM
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    several years ago i bought a 3rz with transmission and transfercase for cheap. was gonna do a swap on my 94 truck but ended up selling the truck. Bought the tacoma, then one day I found the front diff on craigslist when I picked it up the guy had done the 4wd conversion to his truck also. He told me to check out TTORA... so after looking at pics I was hooked. As far as parts you just have to keep an eye out on forums/craigslist. I probably spent about $1000 and still have a 3rz left over. Labor - Me and my dad did everything.
     
  4. Jan 25, 2011 at 7:33 AM
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    Bellhousing and pump removed
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    some internal parts
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    removing valvebody
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    without VB
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    removing snap ring from output shaft
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    all this work just to swap out this shaft
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    2wd shaft
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    4wd shaft and VB reinstalled
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    transfercase adapter thingy
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  5. Jan 25, 2011 at 7:33 AM
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    transfercase and adapter
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Jan 25, 2011 at 9:19 AM
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    Nice !!! even better you & your Dad are doing it together, this project will be some good memories down the road...

    I'm getting pretty burnt out on my IFS, I'm pretty much old school all my other 4x's have been solid axle & I know what you mean about seeing something & getting hooked, I fell in love with this 2000 SAS (same year as mine minus the IFS) eventually SAS w/coils will replace my front end...

    You have a real ass kicker there for a project, congrats man !! ;);)

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Jan 25, 2011 at 7:58 PM
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    Yeah, he's always helped me and my brother with our late night projects! lol


    Here's a pic of his 82
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  8. Mar 14, 2011 at 6:41 PM
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    Drew5387 You can't fix stupid

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    I wanting to do the conversion to my 2003 black double cab prerunner. How is the conversion working for you?
     
  9. Mar 18, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    Great!
     
  10. Mar 18, 2011 at 10:19 PM
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    Drew5387 You can't fix stupid

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    Thats good. Once i get my job when school is out, ill be making the conversion. I can't wait
     
  11. Mar 19, 2011 at 9:18 AM
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    Just got done replacing the rack and pinion bushings.
     
  13. Sep 12, 2013 at 2:56 PM
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    Old post, but he wheels the piss out of his truck.
    Pics
     
  14. Apr 11, 2014 at 12:50 AM
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    Im planning on doing the same conversion, is changing the output shaft absolutelly nescesary? Or can something be modified to work without dissasembling the trans to that extent?
     
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  15. Apr 11, 2014 at 6:14 AM
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    You can go with a adapter with a lefty transfercase for about $2350+
     
  16. Jun 22, 2014 at 11:37 PM
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    so to make a prerunner trans work you just need to switch adapter shafts? what is the "transfercase adapter thingy" thanks!.. got everything i neeed for the swap just need to figure out what imma do with my tranny, whether it be get a new one or have the shafts swapped...
     
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