I have an '85 F100 4X4 with a cranky 351C. I don't use the 4X4 part of the truck as I have no need. The reason I bought it, was because it was the cleanest F truck I could find for the price at the time & I didn't buy it because it was 4X4.
My question is, what would I need to do to convert it to 2 wheel drive?
I know about changing the C6 auto & pulling out the transfer case, but what about the front suspension & tailshaft ?
The reason for this is because I would love to put some 20" billets on it & lower it right down. I'm also thinking that if I take the 4X4 running gear out it has to be a hell of a lot lighter, yeah?????
Any opinions welcome apart from "yes, this does sound stupid!"
well i would have to say that this particular job can be as involved as you wish to make it.
obviously you need to loose the t-case and front axle.
i would say that the best bet would be to find some parts out of another f-series 2 wheel drive and that way things would match up. if not you more than likely will get into some custom fitted parts.
i would rather push my Ford than drive your Chevy !
'89, I didn't actually call you a fool. No offence intended. I just thought that the little MrT was funny.
351W, thanks for clearing up the pumpkin thing. As I'm not a vegetarian, I still call them Diffs.
Is this guy MrT also?
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