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Old 10-23-2013, 10:17 PM
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Would it be possible to convert my 2005 AWD/4x4 to a lowered 2WD? If so, what would I have to do?

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Why would you want to? The suspension differences between 2wd and 4wd on those trucks is huge. 2wd's have coil springs, the 4wd's torsion bars. Then there's the transfer case and the fact the 4wd has 2 driveshafts. You'd have to get a 2wd tailshaft for the trans and a different driveshaft.
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If you just want to remove the ability to turn the front wheels you can just remove the front drive shaft, if you want to swap the whole front suspension then you're cheaper to get a 2wd truck.
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Just looking at my options. Did a lot more research and you're right, huge differences in the frame. Now I'm going to look into a Jeep SRT8 drivetrain swap.
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Have a talk with MGH, he's done the swap into a 4th gen.
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