2wd to a 4x4

Asked by Jan 19, 2016 at 06:07 PM about the 1988 Ford F-150 S Standard Cab LB

Question type: Car Customization

What do I have to do to make my 1988 f150 2wd 5
speed manual transmission to a 4x4? I want to
keep my transmission!

3 Answers

85,675

You will need to add a transfer case and front axle. Most trucks have the transfer case bolt up to the transmission so you may have to get another transmission or engineer a divorced transfer case set up which some hardcore off road guys do.

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Can I bolt up a v8 transmission to my straight 6 engine.

85,675

Possibly but if you have the 300 six, I would stick with that. I hear those are great engines.

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