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Old 01-10-2011
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2 wheel drive to 4 wheel drive

i want to put a straight steering axle on the front of my truck to make it 4 wheel drive i would also put in a transfer case and such out of a wrecked truck and put it in mine i was thinking of just puting leaf springs on front
has anyone done this is it hard
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Search solid axle swap or SAS, im guessing thats what your talking about and it has been covered many times
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Details on the truck in question might help a little.
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depends on how mechanically inclined you are, the tools you have available, and your persistance.....but its definitely possible
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ive looked into this also but all i know is that it will take time and effort to put towards. plus knowing what you need for example: a 4wd transmission or put the 4wd housing on the existing tranny, a transfer case, an axle with matching gears and im sure there are some other things you need. i believe you can only use an axle on the driver side. i dont know if thats right and i dont know if that has anything to do with it but thats what ive been told. 03edge im sure could fill in since hes done it...
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You can't it's not possible. No one has ever succeeded in the attempt.

Just kidding dude. Search is your friend.
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