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4x4 Wanna Be Come True

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by alove0750, Apr 23, 2011.

  1. alove0750

    alove0750 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Bilstein 5100's and OME 882's in the front AAL and Bilstein 5125's in the rear Converted to 4x4, with 97 front diff with manual hubs 4.56 Yukons front and rear Custom front bumper, sliders and under-belly skid by MOBS Fab in Concord,NC with built in hella's and 8000lb smitty
    Here is how it sets currently

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    Well this is my 01 Yota Prerunner. Locking rear diff, V6, just run of the mill truck. I wanted a 4x4 but I got a deal on this one. It was a grandpa truck with 55K so i couldn't pass it up.

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  2. VirginiaBound

    VirginiaBound Whyareyoureadingthis?

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    Ill trade you.
     
  3. alove0750

    alove0750 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Bilstein 5100's and OME 882's in the front AAL and Bilstein 5125's in the rear Converted to 4x4, with 97 front diff with manual hubs 4.56 Yukons front and rear Custom front bumper, sliders and under-belly skid by MOBS Fab in Concord,NC with built in hella's and 8000lb smitty
    Step 1 was a 3in lift. I did Billies all the way around
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    Then I got bit by the wheel bug and had to get some Pro Comps to go with the Terra Grapplers
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  4. 4WD

    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now
    You've got a nice build going bro' ...keep up the good work !! ;)
     
  5. alove0750

    alove0750 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    thanks man, those are from 2-3 years ago, i just have to find some time to take new pics... looks nothing like that now
     
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    alove0750 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Bilstein 5100's and OME 882's in the front AAL and Bilstein 5125's in the rear Converted to 4x4, with 97 front diff with manual hubs 4.56 Yukons front and rear Custom front bumper, sliders and under-belly skid by MOBS Fab in Concord,NC with built in hella's and 8000lb smitty
    After a lil saving and some help from people good at geometry we made a box to hold two Pioneer 6 1/2 speakers and a 10 JL. And to top that off I got a Dual in-dash
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    Pre- JL sub ^

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  7. alove0750

    alove0750 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    After getting stuck a few times in wet grass lol I ditched the Nittos and got some Kumho KL71's. Other than it being a directional tread, it has by far been my favorite tire! They did great on wet/dry road, ice, and would let the 2wd go a lil further than it used to.
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    trd7 4wd tacoma

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  9. alove0750

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    Yeah, they were great. I am running the Goodyear Duratrac 33x12.50R15 now and they are doing pretty good... just dont look as mean as the Kumho KL71's
     
  10. alove0750

    alove0750 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    After gettin stuck a few times and catching immortal hell from friends about having a nice lift 2wd truck with a expensive set of mud terrains, I started looking for parts to do a 4x4 conversion. i had to search for a while but I ended up with

    1) front differential, spindles, etc... from a 98 Tacoma with manual hubs
    2) 340F transmission/transfer case/shifters from a 97 4Runner (had some issues, to be discussed later)
    3) a center console from toyota
    4) shortened rear drive shaft and locate a front shaft

    This was tough and took a lot of searching, but with the help of a few buddies keeping an eye out for me it all started coming together. I had around $1500 in the conversion between parts and installation. I got the truck for 11K, 4x4's the same year/mileage were selling for 16-18K at the time, so I would say I came out to the good on that one. Plus with have manual transfer case and manual hubs I dont have to worry about things not working when I need them most.
     
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    Here is a pic post 4x4 swap, with the manual hubs and I also went with a different wheel/tire setup. Pro Comp's and 32x11.50R15 BFG All-Terrains
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    sub'd
     
  13. alove0750

    alove0750 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    steve o 77 braaap

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    he subscribed to your thread so he can follow it later.

    Im doing the same:D Nice job on the truck
     
  15. alove0750

    alove0750 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    10-4 Sorry, I'm a pretty new to the site. Thanks man, I appreciate it!
     
  16. jerretxx

    jerretxx Some do, others talk

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    haha, everyone is going to like this build i believe. I heard about doing this swap for 2 years, and it finally happened. Its awesome.

    thanks for helping with BHLM today, ill post pics asap.
     
  17. alove0750

    alove0750 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    haha yeah... I had to back up some of the talk... I'm just glad it all came together.

    No problem, they look sick... I'm ready to see them back in the truck!
     
  18. jerretxx

    jerretxx Some do, others talk

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    yeah seriously, i am excited. im ready for you to get the sliders
     
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    only 1500 to swap to 4x4?! I want to do that!
     
  20. jerretxx

    jerretxx Some do, others talk

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    + a little labor i believe, we had a serious bet on this swap. we called it a tie though
     
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