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4wheel drive

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by stevo27, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. Dec 12, 2010 at 1:03 PM
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    stevo27

    stevo27 [OP] New Member

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    anyone know how much it is to change my 2007 tacoma to 4WD? i just want an average cost. cost of installation too.
     
  2. Dec 12, 2010 at 1:10 PM
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    macgyver

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    a billion dollars...not really but more trouble than it's worth. just sell your prerunner and buy a 4x4.

    sure it can be done but it's never going to be 100% like a tacoma that is 4x4 from the factory.
     
  3. Dec 12, 2010 at 1:18 PM
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    TACOMA TRD

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    This.... Not cost effective.
     
  4. Dec 12, 2010 at 1:24 PM
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    BlueT

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    You probably looking at 2-4K price tag depending on how many used parts you find and how much labor you do.
    EDIT: If you doing that go for solid axle on the front. TG has housing for taco for 650 they even have one that fits e-locker third. manuall Transfer case to engage front and you are done. :)
     
  5. Dec 12, 2010 at 1:29 PM
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    solus

    solus HOME!!!

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    about around $27K the cost for a new truck! should have gone 4wd from the beginning otherwise you looking at at least $2-3K in parts alone
     
  6. Dec 12, 2010 at 1:35 PM
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    Blue

    Blue You're my boy blue

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    like mentioned above. SAS!
     
  7. Dec 12, 2010 at 1:39 PM
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    jtav2002

    jtav2002 Kenny Fuckin Powers

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    Where's the "search nazi" at?
     
  8. Dec 12, 2010 at 3:15 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Agreed ^^^

    Wheel into a dealership and see what you can do as a trade in for a newer 4x4 .

    Or private sale and buy a used 4x4 .
     
  9. Dec 12, 2010 at 3:52 PM
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    Monkeysuncle

    Monkeysuncle My Cat's breath Smells like Cat Food

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    you have an 07. Too many what if's. Computer brain and all. If it was an earlier model then it would be a parts swap and done. That being said...find a similar model in a salvage yard, buy it, if you can do the work great, if not plan to open wallet...again and again. I had a 1973 Datsun 260Z Automatic. I wanted a 5 Speed. I found a donor car, tranny/rearend...done. Newer cars are not so plug and play. It can be done but sometimes the little things are a pain in the ass. The main thing I found out was have a whole donor truck and some money to spend. Good luck...By the way I looked long and hard to find a V6 5 Speed with 4x4 and manual locking hubs...(1999 and earlier) I wish I could have found one with the locking rear differential. Good Luck to you. Kevin
     
  10. Dec 12, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    KenLyns

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    Front uprights (aka spindles)
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    Wiring...

    At least it's a 2007, so you don't have to deal with the complexities of auto LSD...
     
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