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Prerunner to 4wd

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by DSully72, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. Jun 20, 2010 at 8:28 AM
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    DSully72

    DSully72 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Is it possible to turn your Prerunner into a 4wd without buying a new Tacoma? :D
     
  2. Jun 20, 2010 at 8:31 AM
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    Lentsnh

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    If you have alot of time and money... Its doable though


    I know some one who is converting his 2WD FJ into 4x4.
     
  3. Jun 20, 2010 at 9:02 AM
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    BajaTaco96

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    It's hardly worth it in the end, easier to just trade someone with a 4wd. I've done a few 4wd conversions in my life and it was more of a PITA than it was worth. Although, taking a 2wd Toyota pickup, putting a SFA in, and finishing up the rest is relatively simple.


    All depends on if you got the $$$$ and tools to get it done or not. My welder and plasma cutter became very close to me during my experiences. :)
     
  4. Jun 20, 2010 at 9:19 AM
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  5. Jun 20, 2010 at 9:46 AM
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    I dont have the money at the moment, but it's an experiment I'd like to to at some point in the future because i dont plan on getting rid of my Tacoma, but I also want to lift it and do so much to it... How would I go about changing it like that?
     
  6. Jun 20, 2010 at 12:04 PM
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    Might as well buy a 4x4
     
  7. Jun 20, 2010 at 12:07 PM
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    Taco76087

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    Plenty of people have done it on a budget over at TTORA, just take a look at the prerunner forum.
     
  8. Jun 20, 2010 at 1:03 PM
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  9. Jun 20, 2010 at 1:20 PM
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    chris4x4

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    X2. A couple guys have done it for about $1000.00
     
  10. Jun 20, 2010 at 4:27 PM
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    STLharry

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    Haha I would not have dabbled in a PreRunner in the first place...

    Then again, I live in VT and would not be able to get to my mountains with 1-3 ft of snow on the ground. I also use the truck now to shuttle equipment out to my work area where the bulldozer lives.
     
  11. Jun 20, 2010 at 4:30 PM
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    Probably the cheapest way is to find a donor vehicle in a junk yard but good luck. Also lots of reading up on it.
     
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