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2wd to 4wd

hey just wondering how hard and how expensive this switch is..
dont wanna buy a new truck built up too much of relationship with minw hah but its an 01' xlt
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VERY hard and VERY expensive....completely different front ends between your coil spring truck and the torsion bar trucks.. Unless...you wanna solid axle it....
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i was thinking about doing a solid front
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get an edge.
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buy a wrecked 4x4 and swap everything from it?
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Buy a new truck... unless you want to make it a project. It will be expensive and hard to do. I couldn't imagine doing it.
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You can put in a solid front axle but its no where close to being a bolt on mod. You'll need to be a experienced welder and have a decent knowledge of suspension geometry.
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Major frame modification of the frame to get rid of the coil buckets which are actually molded into the middle of the frame...
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easier to just start a new relationship and drop the old one
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