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Prerunner to 4x4 Swap

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by bellassaiw10, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. Feb 26, 2013 at 6:57 PM
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    VolcomTacoma

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    That was my question...if I went with a manual gearbox...how do I get the 4x4 light to come on and how do I turn off traction control and LSD. Just hit the button every time when I engage it lol? Hmmmmm
     
  2. Feb 26, 2013 at 7:00 PM
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    Not sure on 2nd gens but on 1st gens the transfer case has sensors of where the shifter is so that you cant accidentally put it in 4wd while in Park if you have the push button so all I had to do was ground the sensor to the light and whenever I move the Jshift into 4H, or 4L it lights up
     
  3. Feb 26, 2013 at 7:08 PM
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    Hmmmm I'll have to look into that
     
  4. Feb 26, 2013 at 8:07 PM
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    was that all that is needed for a 4x4 swap:

    $450: Transmission, Transfer Case, and front driveshaft
    $730: Front diff, cv's, front half of rear driveshaft
    $250: Gear Oil, new upper ball joints & misc. little pieces.

    I need to find a list of what i need I wanna get mine done soon
     
  5. Feb 26, 2013 at 8:28 PM
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  6. Feb 26, 2013 at 8:29 PM
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    shifter with plastic cover. Or you can cut yours and just buy the boot.
    Spindles


    I like this conversion
    http://www.ttora.com/forum/showthread.php?t=107523
     
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  7. Feb 26, 2013 at 8:31 PM
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    http://www.ttora.com/forum/showthread.php?t=184705
     
  8. Feb 26, 2013 at 8:32 PM
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    x2 I just cut my prerunner plate and installed the boot with a 4x4 console
     
  9. Mar 17, 2013 at 7:20 PM
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    Been about 3000 miles a trip in the mud and a trip to the beach 4x4 still working without any problems
     
  10. Apr 13, 2013 at 9:49 AM
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  11. Apr 13, 2013 at 4:46 PM
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    So you just kept the automatic?

    Id like to know whats needed (electrically) for a auto-manual swap...

    good job how long did everything take and what wa the hardest part etc
     
  12. Apr 13, 2013 at 5:21 PM
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    Yeah.. couldnt tell ya whats needed for a auto-manual swap honestly. took about 2 years only because of college and joining the Army hardest part was finding all the parts for a reasonable price
     
  13. Apr 14, 2013 at 6:55 PM
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  15. Apr 14, 2013 at 7:06 PM
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    Yeah cause I have no idea about that haha any other questions ill be able to help with just let me know
     
  16. Apr 15, 2013 at 6:58 PM
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    Just got my final installment of reenlistment bonus, just have to start hunting parts. Thanks for the inspiration. :cool:
     
  17. Apr 15, 2013 at 10:11 PM
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    Nice man! No problem do the swap and join the elite haha
     
  18. Jul 13, 2013 at 5:20 PM
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    Trucks still running strong and 4x4 works amazing still :D
     
  19. Jul 13, 2013 at 6:23 PM
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    Awesome! I'm leaning towards LT and Supercharge before I do the swap. Plus side to 2WD is I can pull larger travel numbers up front and not worry about CV angles....On that note...I want 4wd :*( lol
     
  20. Jul 13, 2013 at 9:10 PM
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    Haha I hear ya I want to re gear and add a supercharger but I might be trading this in for a duramax :spy:
     
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