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2wd to 4wd conversion help!

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Old 05-05-2013, 03:01 PM
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Default 2wd to 4wd conversion help!

About to start this project on my 07 JKU.
Making a parts list and just trying to double check everything!

2wd to 4wd conversion
1. Front axle with 4.10 gears
2. Front & Rear driveshafts
3. Transfer case
4. 4wd shorter tailshaft
5. Shorter adapter for transmission to T-Case
6. Cross Member tranny mount
7. 4wd shifter
8. 4wd shifter cable
9. Tail housing
10. Tail housing mount
11. Input shaft
12. Tail housing cable bracket
13. Shaft clip


If you've done this or know anything about it let me know if i missing anything! Thanks!
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Old 05-07-2013, 11:12 AM
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How did u end up with a 2wd jeep?
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You ll need 4.10s for the rear my guess since its 2wd it don't got them
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I think it's a noble effort, but wouldn't it just be cheaper to sell your 2wd Jeep and buy a similar one in terms of year/mileage with 4wd?
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How did u end up with a 2wd jeep?
They made a limited run of the 2WD version for a number of years. Jeep stopped a couple of years ago.
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ditto - isn't worth the trouble...sell it and get a used or new one already set up.
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I know there is a thread on here about it, I'm just too lazy to find it for you.

Good luck with your project!!!
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Originally Posted by Rocky Clymer View Post
ditto - isn't worth the trouble...sell it and get a used or new one already set up.
And you this how
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Originally Posted by LikeMike850 View Post
About to start this project on my 07 JKU.
Making a parts list and just trying to double check everything!

2wd to 4wd conversion
1. Front axle with 4.10 gears
2. Front & Rear driveshafts
3. Transfer case
4. 4wd shorter tailshaft
5. Shorter adapter for transmission to T-Case
6. Cross Member tranny mount
7. 4wd shifter
8. 4wd shifter cable
9. Tail housing
10. Tail housing mount
11. Input shaft
12. Tail housing cable bracket
13. Shaft clip


If you've done this or know anything about it let me know if i missing anything! Thanks!
I don't know if you made this list before I talk to you , but a lot of the stuff on you list is the same things

# 4 , 9 and 10 take off your list
Here is some pictures of the adapter and adapter mount

The bracket to hold the cable on the adapter

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Old 05-07-2013, 07:02 PM
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Originally Posted by jk_sea View Post
I think it's a noble effort, but wouldn't it just be cheaper to sell your 2wd Jeep and buy a similar one in terms of year/mileage with 4wd?
Maybe if you can find a 4wd and only have to pay between 900 to 1500 difference

I converted mine and my total cost after upgrades was 1800
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