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G scotts PreRunner(soon4x4)

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by G scott04, May 4, 2011.

  1. May 4, 2011 at 4:01 PM
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    G scott04

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    I've had my truck for just over a year now, and recently I decided
    to commit to the project of converting it 4x4.

    What I've done so far


    • Falken Rocky mts 265/75/r16
    • OME coilovers
    • Rear 5100's
    • Home made Rear Bumper
    • Home made Spare carrier
    • Debadged
    • Recessed Grill
    • Color matched lower valance
    • Painted wheels black
    • Red Guage lights
    • New radio
    • Flowmaster 40
    • Exhaust cut before axle
    • Deckplate
    • K&N filter
    • Swapped output shafts



    [​IMG]
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    [​IMG]
    (thanks Brian)

    But I could always take a few more pics If there is anything else you want to see?

    And now for the 4x4 conversion!!

    This is what I need to do the project..


    • Output shaft swap (installed)
    • Transfer case (installed)
    • Front Drive shaft (check)
    • Rear Drive shaft (installed)
    • Front differential
    • Spindles
    • Manual Hubs
    • CV axles
    • Shifter (installed)
    • Floor shifter plate (cut and installed)
    • Interior plastics
    • Speed sensor? (installed)
    • Crossmember piece (installed)
    [​IMG]


    Update:

    Disconnecting sensors and shifter linkage..


    [​IMG]

    Removed the driveshafts

    [​IMG]

    Dropped the transmission out (finally, took all day) and removed the torque converter
    [​IMG]

    Torque converter

    [​IMG]

    Empty under there.. and the big ass gear
    [​IMG]

    2wd transmission cross member

    [​IMG]


    Removed bell housing, pan and valve body

    [​IMG]

    Removed the rest of the internal parts

    [​IMG]

    empty tranny..
    [​IMG]

    the guts of the automatic..

    [​IMG]

    2wd tail housing and output shaft
    [​IMG]

    4wd shaft installed in my transmission

    [​IMG]

    reinstalled all the internals, new filter, and cleaned up the seal of the old pink sealant

    [​IMG]

    scraping it off of the pan..

    [​IMG]

    pulled out the seats for easy access, and cleaned it up! then pulled the shifter out.
    [​IMG]

    can't determine why there are no freakin speed sensors in the 4wds so i have to buy one to go where this plug was
    [​IMG]

    extending the wires for the speed sensor

    [​IMG]

    installed the bell housing

    [​IMG]

    all ready to go back into the truck :D

    [​IMG]





    And after Sorting out the speed sensor, which fixed my shifting,

    The final problem was that my fuse for the gauges was blown!!!
    me and brian think it shorted when he cut the wires..
    so disconnect your battery!!


    But now the transfer case is installed on my truck,
    and Everything works perfect :D

    NOw I just need to find a front diff, cv's and hubs.
    [​IMG]
     
  2. May 4, 2011 at 4:04 PM
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    YumaTRD

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    Lets get the build going!!!
     
  3. May 4, 2011 at 4:05 PM
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    97yota4wd

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    caged, camburg long travel, 50t leafpack (soon to be installed) light rack over cab, 5pt harnesses etc
    woot woot, ill be out of school soon and i could drop by and help out if needed! im not much help but i can hold shit in place and stuff
     
  4. May 4, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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    JLink

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    sweet! good luck. My truck keeps having problems with the 4wd so I'm thinking a manual 4wd instead of a switch would be a good idea..

    You think that would be possible? I'm only asking because you are converting to 4x4 and i've never heard of anyone else doing this. kinda similar to what I'd like to do
     
  5. May 4, 2011 at 4:22 PM
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    G scott04

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    Yeah was excited i found the main components quickly and cheaply :D
    Sweet dude the help would definitely be appreciated thx
    Not sure, I think Some guys on ttora swapped to manual hubs
    from Automatic disconnecting ones.. not sure if thats what your looking for?
    Idk anything about 2nd gen trucks though :eek:
     
  6. May 4, 2011 at 4:32 PM
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    nelson18matt

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    good looking truck. how you like the falken tires?
     
  7. May 4, 2011 at 4:37 PM
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    YumaTRD

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    I guess he can say..... They're Falken Good. [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  8. May 4, 2011 at 4:44 PM
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    well your welcome to come over and help me remove my cab lol

    im just hoping i can help out garrett fast enough with this so he can make it to the july run, i might have to ride with him...
     
  9. May 4, 2011 at 4:45 PM
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    yotamikez

    yotamikez Street glide or die

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    those falkens look good, the 4x4 conversion is cool too. I like the look of 1st gens, I woulda done more research id probably buy one instead of a 2nd gen.
     
  10. May 4, 2011 at 5:06 PM
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    I really like them I was very impressed with the huge difference
    they made from my old tires.. only complaint is they rub on the frame drivers side.. but I heard thats a common problem :notsure:

    Nice lol
    Yeah we gotta get a few guys to get out there and help you out!!

    and thanks! Tricity transmission quoted me 200 to open up the tranny
    take a look and then reseal it with a new filter and stuff, and tell me what the deal is with the transmission.
    not sure If I want to do that or not.. or do it ourselves?
    whatcha think?
     
  11. May 4, 2011 at 5:54 PM
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    Truck already looks great but can't wait to see what else you have in store for it! :D
     
  12. May 4, 2011 at 5:56 PM
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    Finally made a build... Good luck with your 4x4 conversion, I look forward to watching the progress!
     
  13. May 4, 2011 at 5:57 PM
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    bellassaiw10

    bellassaiw10 Formally afroman5015

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    Thinking about do the same thing, swapping to 4x4 just need to save up now ha
    try http://car-part.com/ for the rest of the parts
     
  14. May 4, 2011 at 7:54 PM
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    honestly its your trans.. ill help you out whatever direction you wanna go
     
  15. May 4, 2011 at 11:20 PM
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    I'll definently try to keep real good track of this project.
    thanks :D
    Yeah it should be a great project!
    Yeah You know what, I think we can open it up replace the filter
    and flush It with clean fluid ourselves :thumbsup:

    My only concern Is those sensors/connectors :mad:
    anyone knowledgable want to supervise??
     
  16. May 4, 2011 at 11:46 PM
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    Wait a minute.......
    I put this in the wrong area!
    was in a hurry when posting...
    :frusty:

    The build section... Pshhh!!!
    who woulda thought of something like that??

    at least I didn't put it in 2nd gen..
    or maybe i should have :spy:
     
  17. May 4, 2011 at 11:54 PM
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  18. May 5, 2011 at 6:25 AM
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    just look over the service manual when you get it, it labels all the parts and pretty much shows you diagrams of everything so its fairly straight forward
     
  19. May 5, 2011 at 6:33 AM
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    perhaps we can make this a sticky so that we won't have 10 new threads every other day from people asking about this?? :notsure:
     
  20. May 5, 2011 at 6:56 AM
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    this is his build thread not a question.. he just posted it in the wrong section :)
     
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