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Transfer case upgrade? 5 Replies

I want a high horsepower high torque truck, but it has 4WD. I wanted to know if I need to upgrade anything aside from the driveshaft and such? to be more specific.. what do I need to do on a 4WD that…Continue

Started by Trevor Mustatia. Last reply by Trevor Mustatia Apr 20, 2012.

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Comment by richard crisp on July 25, 2012 at 7:52am

that cool hope to seeya there  if u can  the trucks range from 12ft to stock lift  

Comment by Big-un on July 24, 2012 at 8:38pm

The mudfest sounds fun! Goin to take the Torino to the DIXE run in Sparta September 27-October. Traded for another rig, a 81 Jeep CJ.......something lol! Its set up as a mudder, love to have it together to come run!

Comment by richard crisp on July 7, 2012 at 7:38am

another rednecks with paychecks mud fest going in sep 13 -16  tickets on sale on line only taking 10,000 people this time so tickets will go fast, cmt   tv  is going to film there this time and a ton of events hope to see yall there

Comment by richard crisp on June 27, 2012 at 7:41am

got first test run in mud with new diffs, all went good need more gear and more power now , have to do one at a time, the pockets keep running dry of cash lol  hope alls well with everyone  seeya 

Comment by richard crisp on June 6, 2012 at 7:26am

i just did a high pinion 44 rev rotation out of a 1979 bronco into my jeep went very good got a basterd ujoint and reused front shaft 

Comment by Big-un on June 5, 2012 at 8:48pm

Hey guys. Anybody ever convert to a high pinion front diff? Got any advise?

Comment by richard crisp on April 14, 2012 at 7:46am

found 9in rear and 44 front for my jeep both high pinion took for ever to find a set that was not priced as gold  lol going to get them today i get to get rid of the 30 and 35  ooh yeaa   will put on some picks when i do swap i have made a 4 barrol intake for 4.2 6cyl. and got a used 40 mill. turbo to push it with if all gos well i should get about 300 hp from it after a lot of motor work and cam swap  we will see     later

Comment by noah h davis on April 13, 2012 at 8:13pm

Matt, What model 351 do you have and is it EFI if not it will be easier. Ford changed their engine cylinder heads intake and pistons in 1977 going from a 9.1 compression to  an 8.1  compression the pistons in a 76 and earlier had a dished out 9 to 1 piston the 77's had 10.5 to 1 you can take a early model heads and intake and put on the later model block and really wake that engine up by just swapping heads and intake 1970 302's were pushing 210 horse power with a 2 barrel carburetor 77 was pushing 135 by doing the swap you can get to 270 or plus horse power according to how much money you want too put into it like open exhaust 4 barrel intake and cam hope this helps you.     

Comment by Anthony watkins on April 11, 2012 at 7:27pm

Has anyone ever tried to convert a Samuri to a UTV.. UTV's are expensive... But a Sami, is cheap and for half the price I was thinking i could make a nice one out of a sami. Cut the axles down and dump the body to make it the same wheel base, but stronger then a UTV. Any advice would be welcome.. I built a 74 bronco before, and learned a lot along the way, and would like to skip some of the painful ones someone may have run into.

Comment by richard crisp on April 11, 2012 at 7:43am

big-un that look cool as s*** you have done a lot of work now its time to get it muddy lol

 

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