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Old 09-19-2011, 12:07 PM
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I have a 1964 Ford F100, stepside, short bed 2wd. I've been looking into converting it over to 4wheel drive but with it being a 64 (funny year) it is hard to find info on it. So does anyone know where I can find infomation on converting it? It cant be info for any other years because like a said it is a funny year.
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Old 09-19-2011, 12:29 PM
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Default Re: converting to 4x4?

I think a complete axel swap would be your only option.
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Old 09-19-2011, 12:31 PM
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Default Re: converting to 4x4?

you need a frame and axle swap
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Old 09-19-2011, 04:23 PM
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Default Re: converting to 4x4?

i dont know what frames will fit on that year because the cab mounts are different tho.
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Old 09-19-2011, 05:23 PM
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Default Re: converting to 4x4?

No need to swap frames. First place to start. What is the front WMS to WMS width? That would really determine what axle your looking for.
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Old 09-19-2011, 05:25 PM
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All you need is a front axle, transfer case, 4x4 trans, and the linkage. Make sure your frame is strong enough to support 4x4 though. You make it sound like your truck is a 61-63 unibody?
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Old 09-19-2011, 05:27 PM
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All you need is a front axle, transfer case, 4x4 trans, and the linkage. Make sure your frame is strong enough to support 4x4 though, I don't know if the Unibody Fords could have 4x4, or if their frames are lighter.
friend of mine's grandfather has a 64 f100 styleside 4wd...and i think its the same frame as the 2wd
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Old 09-26-2011, 11:16 AM
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friend of mine's grandfather has a 64 f100 styleside 4wd...and i think its the same frame as the 2wd
is it a short bed though?

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All you need is a front axle, transfer case, 4x4 trans, and the linkage. Make sure your frame is strong enough to support 4x4 though. You make it sound like your truck is a 61-63 unibody?
nope it is a normal ford f100 stepside shortbed 2wd but in 64 they change some stuff but they made more changes up front in 65 because of the twin I beam
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