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post #1 of (permalink) Old 03-31-2005, 10:01 AM Thread Starter
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Converting to 4wd Ranger????

what do you need to convert a 2wd 1987 ranger to 4wd? driveshaft transfercase axle? send me a write up or somthing on it too thanks
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Re: Converting to 4wd Ranger????

You might need a 4x4 transmission and crosmember too, the 2.5" factory rear blocks adnd shocks, both drive shafts, cut hole in the floor. For the fron get the 4x4 springs and shocks as well.
I dont know if the pitman arms are the same or not. More involved than u think, good luck
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Re: Converting to 4wd Ranger????

I have everything you need. 88 bronco ll body rough, interior rough, engine good, 5 speed transmission good, transfer case good, both axles good. starter drags but this truck can be started and driven. 500 dollars takes all. clean title.
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Good luck too you you need the crossmember out of a 4x4 the one that goes under the engine a front end and rear end too match gearing. drive shafts front and read the coil spring brackets off of a 4x4 trannie and transfer case manual shift easier no amount of wiring, rear spring blocks but I think the front coil springs are the same from a 2 wheel too a 4 wheel.l Yes you also need a pittman arm off of a 4x4 and the steering linkage. And before I forget lots and lots of nervesssssssssssss. This build took me 2 full weeks too finish and I ended up finishing up with a short wheel base 198 whatever ford ranger. Cheeper too buy another truck this is a really big task. My hat goes too you.

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