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What size front axle Should i use for 4x4 swap

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by SargeSlapnuts, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. Jan 6, 2012 at 4:39 AM
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    SargeSlapnuts

    SargeSlapnuts [OP] SargeSlapnuts 보고용의!!!!

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    255/85-16 tires, front push bar w/9000lb winch, driver and passenger windows tinted to match factory rear tint, quick at home spray on bedliner, hid's, lifted with 3"toytec rear lift kit and ome front lift, locked with powertrax, and a cb radio in place of ash tray, fog light mod, diff breather mod, greasable shackles, Home made Baja Rack, "extra" bright reverse lights. also converted to 4x4 safari snorkel
    well just wondering what axle would bolt directly or almost directly into my truck as im swapping it over to 4wd. just gotta make sure i can re-gear and lock the axle as well. would any 1996-2004 front axle work for this?

    also anyone who can point me in the direction of some manual locking hubs for the front end would be a huge help.

    thanks
    Sarge
     
  2. Jan 6, 2012 at 6:05 AM
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    whatatoy

    whatatoy Galt/Rearden 2012

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  3. Jan 6, 2012 at 6:17 AM
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    SargeSlapnuts

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    thanks but let me clarify im sticking with the toyota factory ifs in the front. im just not sure what axle i would need and what tacos had them so i can find one.
     
  4. Jan 6, 2012 at 6:21 AM
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    whatatoy

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