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Old 02-18-2008
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what is the cheepest way to convert to 4x4.
i dont think ill be able to do it but i just want to know.
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Since your an xlt SAS is the only way.
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He cant even do it the way you did?
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No the frame on the XLTs are different because they do not have the torsion bar suspension.
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No the frame on the XLTs are different because they do not have the torsion bar suspension.
and the coil springs go inside the lower part of the frame on the 2wd's that are non-Edge.....you would have to modify the frame to get that offset (buldge) for the coil spring to not be there if you wanted to go with coils...

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I would recommend selling your truck and buying one that is a 4wd...
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thats what i thought. ill probably wait till it wears out.
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