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Prerunner to 4x4 Conversion!!!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by taylorholt5, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:30 PM
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    taylorholt5

    taylorholt5 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Questions answers i want anything!
    I am in serious consideration of doing it, and i dont have the heart to sell my truck. I love it too much, has anyone actually done it?!
    I want answers!
    AND how much would it cost?
    would i have to get a new lift kit?
     
  2. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:31 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    jerretxx

    jerretxx Some do, others talk

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  4. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:48 PM
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    bellassaiw10

    bellassaiw10 Formally afroman5015

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  5. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:56 PM
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    tacobo670

    tacobo670 if you have to ask, u can't afford it

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    trade truck. buy new truck.
     
  6. Sep 14, 2011 at 6:57 PM
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    tigerfan00

    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Thor

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    for a first gen its relatively easy if you have some mechanical experience

    Best bet is to hit up www.ttora.com and find parts and extensive writeups on how

    I can recall a couple of folks doing it for $2000 or less
     
  7. Sep 14, 2011 at 7:09 PM
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    the only thing i would love to know is that if its worth it to fork over the money for a 4x4 conversion, or should i just sell the truck and buy something new
     
  8. Sep 14, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    TheGloryFades

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    That's a question only you can answer. Where I live and hunt I can't justify forking over the cash when a 2wd with clearance is all I need.
     
  9. Sep 14, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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    Resale will be next to worthless.
     
  10. Sep 14, 2011 at 7:37 PM
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    bellassaiw10

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    x2 hardest part is finding all the parts for the right price
     
  11. Sep 14, 2011 at 8:06 PM
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    Go for it! You don't have to sell it in order to get what you want. It has been worth every penny, especially if you go wheeling. It messes with people when you tell them it is/was 2wd. If you do the conversion right I think it will come out to be a better truck than if you just bought one. You can end up with the best of both worlds/couple different options that different years came with
     
  12. Sep 14, 2011 at 9:11 PM
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    I used to hunt, but i had a major accident last year that cost me 5 days in the hospital/surgery on lungs and intestines, the whole nine yards. I plan on hunting this year sometime just to get back out to the sport i loved. what do you hunt?
    I mostly hunt upland game.
     
  13. Sep 14, 2011 at 10:59 PM
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    Dove, javelina, elk, white tail and mule deer. Anywhere we hunt out here is 2wd accessible though, but we usually have a full size 4x4 along with us as well
     
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    TashcomerTexas The Texas Ayatollah

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    And to this day he still hasn't done it. What a shame
     
  15. Sep 23, 2014 at 10:04 AM
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    bellassaiw10

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    Sucks to suck haha
     
  16. Sep 23, 2014 at 5:38 PM
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    I've done mine, but you should get your research going and come back with specific questions you need assistance on. The information is out there for general consumption. TTORA is a great resource.
     
  17. Sep 23, 2014 at 5:47 PM
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    Looking back my comment is a bit harsh. Do what you like bro.
     
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