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Old 06-25-2011, 08:42 PM
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Question 2wd change to 4wd

my friend has a 2wd ranger he wants to make a 4wd to come with me on trails. he isn't willing to change cause hes put so much into his interior (audio system and such) my question is is it possible if we were to get an axle from a junkyard that fits the truck would we be able to convert it to a 4wd. to him money don't matter truly and i can figure it out if its possible hopefully just wondering if i will be able to do it for him and if it will take lots of parts?
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Old 06-25-2011, 08:44 PM
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your gunna need a trans n tcase too.

if your gunna run the stock ifs, you need to weld on a mounting bracket too.
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Old 06-25-2011, 08:54 PM
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k so im not completely screwed on bringing him with me? itll be posible
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Old 06-25-2011, 08:57 PM
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its possible.

just a fair amount of work....just to keep an interior.
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Old 06-25-2011, 08:59 PM
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well he will be paying me so im just doin it for him to keep his 1300 dollar sytem and junk and me make some money from him so im ok with it haha
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Old 06-25-2011, 09:00 PM
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lol ok.
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Old 06-25-2011, 09:09 PM
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The cool part about systems is that it's possible to remove them and reinstall in another truck.
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Old 06-27-2011, 06:47 PM
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It'll proly be easier to swap the interior or the whole cab to a 4x4
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It'll proly be easier to swap the interior or the whole cab to a 4x4
was just going to say this
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Old 06-27-2011, 08:42 PM
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As said, installing the radio and stuff in another truck is easier. However, if he's got some kind of sentimental attachment to this truck like I do with my F100, then it is very possible to swap in 4x4, provided his truck is an 83-97 TIB equipped truck. If it's newer than 98, it's not gonna be worth it unless you're doing an SAS.
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Old 06-28-2011, 09:50 AM
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As said, installing the radio and stuff in another truck is easier. However, if he's got some kind of sentimental attachment to this truck like I do with my F100, then it is very possible to swap in 4x4, provided his truck is an 83-97 TIB equipped truck. If it's newer than 98, it's not gonna be worth it unless you're doing an SAS.
is it worth it though?? i have a 93 and was thinking of doing the same but am i going to spend the same as getting a 4wd same year or even up to a 97??
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