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Converting my Prerunner to 4x4 found some parts cheap

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by bigdaddy99, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. Sep 21, 2011 at 8:23 AM
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    bigdaddy99

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  2. Sep 21, 2011 at 9:35 AM
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    lol no one has any insight?
     
  3. Sep 21, 2011 at 9:42 AM
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    from the list it looks like everything is there so you may need some few extra bolts but otherwise you should be good
     
  4. Sep 21, 2011 at 9:42 AM
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    Nice they must have gone with a solid axle. I think your still gonna need a 4wd ECU
     
  5. Sep 21, 2011 at 9:46 AM
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    Does 98 have 4wd ECU? I tough that started with some 2001 (VSC + pushbutton) trucks.
    Plus + Manual hubs so no ADD in that setup (Lucky bastard :mad:)
     
  6. Sep 21, 2011 at 9:48 AM
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    I'm not sure just going off what I was told


    EDIT I'm a second gen guy lol
     
  7. Sep 21, 2011 at 9:50 AM
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    alot of metal, small engine, decent travel.
    caged, camburg long travel, 50t leafpack (soon to be installed) light rack over cab, 5pt harnesses etc
    you will need a 4wd tranny, or you can just change the output shaft to a 4wd one in the tranny.

    PM gscott, he just did a conversion on his
     
  8. Sep 21, 2011 at 9:53 AM
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    Whaddup
     
  9. Sep 21, 2011 at 10:02 AM
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    That's a really good deal if it includes the t case diff and cv's. But that's a smokin deal, and yeah you need an output shaft or 4x4 tranny.
     
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    uhm i beleive its either trail gear or marlin crawler that make an adapter for the tranny so you dont have to get a 4wd one or change the output shaft not 100% on that though
     
  11. Sep 21, 2011 at 10:38 AM
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    This is true but it won't mate up to a stock t case, you have to go with a marlin crawler or inchworm lefty, which are expensive, this is the easiest and most expensive way to do the swap, guy on ttora did it this way ended up being around 5k, but it's the easiest IMO
     
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    hey thats alright atleast you know the tcase wont fail lol
     
  13. Sep 21, 2011 at 10:57 AM
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    bellassaiw10

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    :O lucky bastard if only they had craigslist deals like that around
     
  14. Sep 21, 2011 at 2:15 PM
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    anythinhg else i will need. Do i need a ecu or since its manual hubs i wouldnt need it right?
     
  15. Sep 22, 2011 at 12:52 AM
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    You don't need an ecu either way
     
  16. Sep 23, 2011 at 3:56 AM
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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
    Look over my build, it has all the items needed and some issues that you could run into.
     
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