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Old October 17th, 2013, 09:37 PM   #1
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Default 700R4 NP231C Shifter Linkage?

I am installing a 700R4/NP231C combo into my Jeep with a Small Block V-8. I don't have any of the shift linkage that was on the transmission from the factory.

Is there an after market kit out there for this that will work for both the 4 wheel drive shifter and aftermarket floor shifter?
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Old October 18th, 2013, 02:42 PM   #2
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I do not believe you will find a combination unit like that. On my YJ I used the transfer case shifter and linkage from a late 80's S10 Blazer. I fits like it was made to go in a Jeep and works well. For the transmission shifter I used a 91 Camaro shifter with a parts store cable. I plan on switching to a Winters shifter soon. I wish I would have just spent the money on the Winters to start with. It took a fair amount of fab and tweaking to get the Camaro shifter to work and it does not provide positive control when manually shifting lower gears.
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Not sure about the combo, but like FyrFyr did, I did the same S-10 231C linkage and it fits great. I also used the Camaro shifter assembly and control switch to activate my backup lights. May also use it for neutral safety switch or lock up when and if I ever do that. I did make a new floor plate to replace the stock YJ one out of .06" sheet metal, bent it with my home made break, welded some 1/4"-20 nuts to the bottom for the floor shifter to sit on. I then used a 99 blazer shift cable to hook the two ends up.
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