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converting NP208 to fixed yoke?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by fortcollinsram, Jan 29, 2002.

  1. fortcollinsram

    fortcollinsram 1/2 ton status

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    I was just curious as to what all is involven convering my current slip-yoke style NP208 transfer case to a fixed yoke...What are all the parts I need to do the conversion? Thanks a bunch...

    Chris

    Was that a speed bump? No, just a Rice Rocket </font color=red> <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/fortcollinsram>My 87 Blazer</a>
     
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    8_YOUR_H2 1/2 ton status

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    You need to swap all of the parts from a fixed yoke 208 off of a dodge or jeep. Basically is the whole rear half of the tcase. Nothing simple like a 241...
     
  3. jekbrown

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    I have a 208 right now too....from everything I have read....unless you are a professional machinist/fabber/xcase guru...it'd be cheaper to just buy a different x-case that was already fix yoke as opposed to paying for the parts from a fixed yoke 208 + all the labor involved. Personally I am grabbing a np205. Sure, I'll prolly need some new driveshafts (need them anyway!)...and I wont have as low a crawl ratio...but screw it...I am tired of slip yokes and chains. ;)

    J


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  4. MNorby

    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I heard you could take half a 208 from a late bronco and bolt the the 208 off a chev and then get fixed yoke

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  5. K10ANDYKHAMNIC

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    here are pics of my converted 208....klik the link below



    pics page
    <a target="_blank" href=http://www.imagestation.com/album/pictures.html?id=4292257869&show_all=1&start=1>http://www.imagestation.com/album/pictures.html?id=4292257869&show_all=1&start=1</a>

    always gets me home K10 STEPSIDE
     
  6. fortcollinsram

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    i was reading in the archives that you could swap in half of the Dodge 208 that has the fixed yoke...can anyone confirm this? Which Dodge 208's would work...Thanks in advance...

    Chris

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