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01 explorer sport 5.0 swap

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      Hi I have an 01 explorer sport I plan on buying a 5.0 explorer or mountaineer I'm just wondering if I can do the swap with a rwd explorer and use the engine and transmission with my existing 4x4 setup? Or do I have to have entire drivetrain from a 4x4 5.0 explorer?
       
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      Yes you can if you convert it to 2wd using the front spindles and brake rotors from the donor truck.

      If you want 4x4 then you will need a trans from an AWD truck and then use the AWD t-case or 4406 t-case swap
       
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      Thanks for your input. Just fuzzy on one thing do I have to use AWD drivetrains or can I just use normal 4 wheel drive drive train? I'm making it a mud truck I would like to keep the rwd with 4 high 4low if possible. I can find them for 500 everywhere But I have yet to find one awd explorer
       

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