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Tacoma 4x4 non trd swap trd elocking axle

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Kaitukoff656, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. Oct 17, 2013 at 12:24 PM
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    Kaitukoff656

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    Is this possible? or is it to much work? i have a rolled 2004 tacoma prerunner and im buying a 97 4x4 and im wondering if i can take my old axle and swap it. how hard is this? i know there is alot of wiring to do but are there ways around it?
     
  2. Oct 17, 2013 at 12:27 PM
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    richardbui23

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    :popcorn: idk bout 4x4 been reading up on the 2WD swap though since my base will be getting the rear axle from a O/R with E-locker in a few weeks.
     
  3. Oct 17, 2013 at 12:30 PM
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    I think This guy did a rear axle swap
     
  4. Oct 17, 2013 at 12:34 PM
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    Yes you can swap your axle, it's a pretty common mod. Like you said, you need to swap the whole axle, drum to drum, and take all the associated locker wiring with it.

    I'll try to find you some useful links
     
  5. Oct 17, 2013 at 12:37 PM
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    Looks like 95taco beat me to it!
     
  6. Oct 17, 2013 at 12:59 PM
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    uhhhhhhhhhhhh what page? hahahaha
     
  7. Oct 17, 2013 at 1:03 PM
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    I don't know, just PM him or post in the thread and see if he knows.
     
  8. Oct 17, 2013 at 2:16 PM
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    Make sure to verify the two axles have the same gear ratio.
     
  9. Oct 17, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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    does the 4x4 have 410? in the front cause i know my rear was that
     
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    My '96 does. is your rig a v6?
     
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    Check the axle code of the 4x4.
    If its B03A, then it has 4.10 gears.
     
  13. Oct 19, 2013 at 9:20 AM
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    its a 3.4 yes
     
  14. Oct 19, 2013 at 11:22 AM
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    ^I bet it's 4.10s then
     
  15. Oct 21, 2013 at 7:30 PM
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    its B06A
     
  16. Oct 21, 2013 at 7:34 PM
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    You have 3.91 gears
     
  17. Oct 21, 2013 at 7:38 PM
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    yea i figured that how much do 410s run for the front?
     
  18. Oct 21, 2013 at 7:44 PM
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    I have 265 75 16 mtrs on it and i dont think ill go much bigger than that maybe 285s because it such a pain to get those not to rub... i have a 2.5 inch lift with the bilstiens in front and i have 5100s in the rear idk how high that lifted the rear.. all i want is a locked truck maybe get a locked front diff also.. throw me some suggestions:)
     
  20. Oct 21, 2013 at 8:30 PM
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    The 5100's don't lift in the back, you'd need a AAL, shackle, or block to get lift in the rear.
    I was told that a locker in the front shouldn't be a priority as you'll utilize armor (skids, sliders, Front and rear bumpers) before a locker.

    But my opinion is that if you're regearing now, it'll be cheaper in the long run to go ahead and do a locker now, you'll have it if you need it, and someday you'll need/want it.
     
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