Making your Ford 4×4 into a mudding truck can require as few or as many modifications as you would like. Any truck can go in the mud, however, modifications make the truck more likely to successfully get through the mud. You will need to modify your Ford if you plan on entering off-road competitions with it.
Upgrade your tires. Installing off-road tires is one of the most efficient upgrades you can make to any truck you want to take mudding. Several different tire manufacturers produce Mud Terrain tires (M/Ts). Decide on the type of tire you want to purchase and the size of the tire. Note, you will have to add a lift if you want to install significantly larger tires on your truck.
Buy and install a winch. The winch can pull you out if you become stuck and no other trucks are around. You are also less likely to damage your Ford if you extract it with a winch versus pulling it out with another truck. Make sure your winch is designed to pull more weight than your truck currently weighs.