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Old March 15th, 2010, 06:26 AM   #141
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I just went out and crawled under it. The shift linkage is mounted to the top of the transfer case adaptor so it's a rigid mount to the rest of the trans/adaptor/t-case assembly. Checked the bolts between them and all are tight. Plus, the shifter system uses a star gear and spring/ball detent which keeps it in gear. The linkage is still hooked up and the ball detent sits perfectly in the star gear. So, I don't think it's linkage.

I also just discovered that one of my transfer case bushings has over .060" slop between the sleeve and the rubber bushing. I'm wondering that when loaded up and releasing that I'm hitting somewhere. Problem is that's not what it sounds like.
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Old March 15th, 2010, 08:41 AM   #142
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damn this thread is getting as old as the driver....
cant believe it is the tcase. i have broke 2 chains and a complete housing.i have the bigger chain and gears out of a s10 tcase now.it has never skipped even when i broke a chain, i still ran it in 2 wheel for the rest of the day.
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Old March 21st, 2010, 08:48 AM   #143
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Are you just going to leave us all hanging?
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Old March 21st, 2010, 08:56 AM   #144
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Well, after installing new lockouts and a spool, I still have the noise. Boils down to a probable transfer case issue.

Thanks to all those who thought it was the axle.
And thanks to all those who thought it was the transfer case.

Garage is warming up right now & I'll tear into the case tonight. More updates to come.
ill give ya $50.00 for the detroit. lol
good luck

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Old March 21st, 2010, 03:39 PM   #145
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I put a new chain in the transfer case. The old one didn't really measure that it was stretched but it didn't move freely. I haven't had it back out to test it.
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Old March 21st, 2010, 04:02 PM   #146
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I put a new chain in the transfer case. The old one didn't really measure that it was stretched but it didn't move freely. I haven't had it back out to test it.
I'll be in the barn and there's still some light out if you want to bring it over..
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Old March 21st, 2010, 07:44 PM   #147
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Took it over to Silverxj's & played on his obstacle course. 4wd worked OK but I don't think I worked it hard enough to test the bang.
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Old April 3rd, 2010, 11:40 PM   #148
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Well, how did it fare in Canada?
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Old April 4th, 2010, 08:22 AM   #149
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Well, how did it fare in Canada?
No bang........ well just one............. blown trans............42 miles into the bush.............1 1/2 days on a strap.............
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Old April 4th, 2010, 08:47 AM   #150
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Old April 4th, 2010, 09:45 AM   #151
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bummer! what kind of tranny do you run 4l60?
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Old April 4th, 2010, 09:52 AM   #152
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Old April 4th, 2010, 11:48 AM   #153
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Dang it! Sorry to hear that.
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Old April 4th, 2010, 07:24 PM   #154
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at least its a fairly common trans. usually cheaper than most.
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Old June 27th, 2011, 06:39 PM   #155
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No bang........ well just one............. blown trans............42 miles into the bush.............1 1/2 days on a strap.............
So was it the t-case ?
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Old June 27th, 2011, 07:47 PM   #156
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I don't remember. I'm getting old and that was over a year ago.
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