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Old 01-01-12, 01:50 PM
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Default Hilux 3.0 D4D 4x2 conversion to 4x4


I have spend a lot on my 2008 Hilux 3.0 D4D D/cab 4x2 and decided to keep it and just do a 4x4 conversion.

Everything from a 07 Hilux 4x4 D/cab fitted perfectly except for the center bearing that i had to move.

My only problem lies that there is no electrical plug on the wiring harnass near the front diff to give a "signal" to lock the front via the electrical unit located on the front diff and to light up the 4x4 light on the instrument cluster.

Please have anyone did this conversion before i need advise how to solve this problem

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Old 01-01-12, 09:12 PM
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Titos, I'd recommend to rather start a thread in the Toyota section on the Forum, as it is vehicle specific and to the point. Also www.hilux4x4.co.za.

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Old 02-01-12, 09:30 AM
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Default Move to Hilux thread PLEASE

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Old 02-01-12, 11:32 AM
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Hi Titos,

Were all the necessary mounting points already welded onto the chassis or did you have to weld it on during conversion?

I guess you will have to route wiring outside the loom, and fit warning/pilot lights outside the speedo console since trying to modify the the standard wiring loom is perhaps too risky.

(I was involved with doing a similar modification on a Hardbody, and there the 4x4 loom differed from the 2x4 loom. The loom plug going to the dash had a different number of connectors as well.
Also, the Nissan 2x4 chassis differs slightly from the 4x4 chassis, requiring the welding up of mountings).

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