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Old 02-28-2015
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Hello all! Here is my 97 4wd 4.0 auto. 1500 bucks to work with. What would you go with if it was yours? Thanks for your opinions!
 
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There is a kit out there for a solid axle swap.
35" tires.
Lift enough for the tires.
4.88 gears with 35" tires, 4.56 with 33's.
LED Lights
V-8, 5.0 W.
Manual transfer case
New flares
Rims
 
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Old 03-01-2015
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Sounds like that would be a nice rig, but I think you might have seen an extra 0! Thanks for the reply, though!
 
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Agreed, he said $1,500... not $15,000.
 
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Assuming it runs great.. I would maybe do a body lift and new tires/rims and get some 06+ mirrors and get rid of those ugly flag mirrors.
 
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Sorry bout dat !

Wasn't thinking money just what to do.

What Rlong31 said will work.
 
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Haha, thanks, yes, she runs good. 146000 miles. Not perfect, going to need a headliner but I can get the interior after I get the exterior where I want it.
 
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Nice truck!

I would do a body lift with some 33s. Then if you have funds leftover get a tuner for a little more power and to fix your speedometer for the bigger tires.
 
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Those would look good and work very well with a body lift.

Tuner > Nerf Bars

Actually you might not be able to change the speedometer with a tuner. I'm pretty sure the 97s have VSS system, and I have no clue how those can be calibrated.
 
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Any tuner recommendations, then?
 
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