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Old 01-29-2014, 07:42 PM
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I live in Atlanta and due to the recent weather my 2wheel drive has left me stuck. So my ? Is how would I go about changing my truck from 2 to 4 wheel. And I might add it's a manual if that makes a difference. Thanks in advance.
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I live in Atlanta also, my Ram 4X4 performed flawlessly, could climb or descend any road.

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You have to change out the front axle. You have to add the transfer case and you have to change the transmission that is made to work with that transfer case. I think you also have to change out the hubs but that will come with the new axle.

Not to mention there is a long list of other things I am forgetting that need to get changed out.

Basically you either buy it with 4x4 or sell the 2wd and get one. The cost to make a 2wd into a 4x4 is not worth it at all.
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if you can find a wrecked donor it wouldn't be too bad because you would have all of the parts. The computer would have to be reprogrammed, transmission, transfer case, wheel hubs, driveshafts, four wheel drive shifter, and im sure there is much more that Im not thinking about. Unless you can get a wrecked donor or one with a blown motor for like, $1000, its really not worth doing. Even then, it would be easier to take the body off of your truck and put it on the frame of the 4x4 that was wrecked.
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