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2x4 to 4x4

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by slw, Mar 20, 2003.

  1. slw

    slw Newbie

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    Ihave a 91 2500 2x4 stick and want to make it a 4x4 auto who knows how please send details. stvwoolard@alltel.net : /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif /forums/images/graemlins/truck.gif /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     
  2. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    Offroad Unlimited probably has a solid axle kit for it, you just need to pick the trans you want, then you can start looking at what to do for a transfer case. Basically this is a big job. If you just want a 4wd, I'd recommend selling the truck and starting with a 4wd, if you want more of an upgraded 4wd, like with a solid axle, etc, doing the 2wd/4wd swap my make sense.
     
  3. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    looked into it and solid axle swapping a 2wd is more complex. My designs were complex invovling coil sprung setup or actually airbags was heavily considered but I didn't get the truck. The cross member under the engine on 2wd interferes with the axle unless you have a large lift. There is no kit to convert it as of yet. ORU is working on one but does not have one for sale.
     
  4. m j

    m j 1/2 ton status

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    isnt the 91 an old style frame so it is just a matter of swapping the crossmembers?
    I paid a couple hun CDN for every crossmember and spring hanger I needed, and got to pick and choose
     
  5. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    91 2500 is new body style. Some 91 3500s were old style but not all(I almost bought a 90 new style 3500).
     

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