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Old July 26th, 2013, 02:08 PM   #1
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The 4x4 that isn't a 4wd

My truck isn't a 4x4, yet, but it's a dually with posi, so it does have 4wd.

It's a 1993 F350 CC dually with a 7.3L IDI. It's got 305k miles and runs great. It's got more rust than I care for, but fortunately it's mostly on the bed, which is slated to have a custom one in its place soon. It's a daily driver work truck, so all these grand plans will have to happen on 3 day weekends. There are lots of plans for it, and a lot for me to learn.

I'm pretty new to the 4x4 community and offroading in general, so forgive my n00b questions. I'll try to use the search function and not ask too many redundant questions, but I ain't making any promises.

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Old July 26th, 2013, 02:30 PM   #2
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Put a flat deck on it, front D60 axle and t case, lift it 6 inches and put it on 37's

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Old July 26th, 2013, 02:40 PM   #3
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Put a flat deck on it, front D60 axle and t case, lift it 6 inches and put it on 37's

Yeah, it will get a flat deck, sorta. The D60 is a definite, but I'm not a big fan of lifted trucks of this length, but that's a discussion for its own thread.

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Old July 26th, 2013, 02:48 PM   #4
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Yeah, it will get a flat deck, sorta. The D60 is a definite, but I'm not a big fan of lifted trucks of this length, but that's a discussion for its own thread.

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Make the front level and put it on 33's or 35's then!
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Old July 26th, 2013, 07:50 PM   #5
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Damn, dual injection pump talk and a D60 swap. Sounds like this could be an awesome truck. I am an OB member as well.

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Old July 26th, 2013, 08:15 PM   #6
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i got a d55 ttb dront end, that would keep it lower...
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Old July 26th, 2013, 08:27 PM   #7
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I'm converting my 1994 F350 to 4x4 because I'm getting tired of getting stuck on wet grass.
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Old July 26th, 2013, 09:27 PM   #8
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Damn, dual injection pump talk and a D60 swap. Sounds like this could be an awesome truck. I am an OB member as well.

Oh yeah, Welcome!
Thanks Red. Yeah, this forum seems a better platform to flesh out my ideas about the drivetrain of this rig. :thumbup:

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