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Besides powertrain, what are the differences in the 4 banger trucks vs the v6 trucks? Do they run the same brakes, what axles do they run, ect. Wanting to buy one cheap to build a prerunner with a vk.
 

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Its looking like the engine mounts are the same location, front brakes are smaller and it runs a c200k. Anyone know anything that would prohibit a swap?
 

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If it is a manual it has a rear axle that is not on any of the other trucks that has a 4.08 gear ratio. It is a 5 speed instead of a 6 speed so the transmission is different. The front springs and shocks are a lower spring rate than the rest. The brakes are smaller because they have less weight to stop. If you are putting a VK in I would use the whole Titan front end for steering and hell, put the rear axle assembly in too and you should be ok for brakes. Best idea, get a wrecked Titan and take the entire drive line, computer and gauges. Not a cheap proposition.
 

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Best idea, get a wrecked Titan and take the entire drive line, computer and gauges. Not a cheap proposition.
My plan was to pick up a wrecked titan for parts. I plan on t-swapping the front suspension for more travel. Radflos should address the rest of suspension issues. If I am t-swapped can I run titan spindles without any mods? I know the lug pattern is different. On the rear axle, worst case scenario is I get 3.69 gears, which is lower than the lowest stock titan gearset without compromising highway performance in a much lighter truck. The rear brakes on the 2.5 are the same as the v6, so they should be fine. My only main concern is the location of engine and trans mounts in the chassis.
 

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The engine and trans mounts must be in the same place, no way they use a different frame??

Front brakes are smaller, different suspension, trans, rear axle, engine bay computer, gauge cluster.
 
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