Originally Posted by 06fordbryan
i just recently had my truck custom tuned and the idiot doing it didn't know what he was doing and jacked all the pressures up and turned off torque management, long story short, i have no overdrive now and the rest is pretty much fried!!!
My ? is, How much of a pain in the *** is it gunna be to put 4x4 in? I'm all ready having to buy a new transmission so might as well upgrade so hopefully i'll have sum value in the long run.
I've checked and 2x4 an 4x4 use the same computer but what about what about wiring, and what all is gunna need to be changed. If there is sum major fabbing up to do im out, but if it all bolt on im down!!! Please someone help me out b4 i start and get in over my head!!!
right now it has the 4R70E transmission
My tune is wrote with it "off" or at least really low, if I am correct the gryphon has a setting to monitor it and its always at "0"
What so bad about it "off" the rest I can understand though, I been driving almost a year in rain and snow on my 93 this way.
Why not go back to who messed it up and tell him it needs to be fixed? or did you opt out for the guy wearing only overalls and a mouth full of chew?
TL : DR, leave it 4X2
my opinion below,
IMVHO trying to convert it is stupid, either buy a 4X4 that will be in 4X2 for most of the life of the truck (90%?) so that you are carrying extra weight for most of the time, or opt out.
A normal person does not need 4X4 99% of the time, and 99% of the time its a waste unless you are off road, but why did you spend 14K plus on a truck to take it out like that?
I have drove my 2X4 in 8" of snow, if its any worse than that I don't really need to be out anyway.
Thats just me, and my take on it. my friends 05 4X4 F-150 has been in 4X4 maybe three-four times in its entire life, and in two of those he had to call a tow anyway.
I have yet to take my truck anywhere in my normal life that I got stuck and could not get back out with my own truck, I have even stopped dead in mud holes and still came back out.