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How do you tell a NP205 from other T-cases?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by adamforsythe, Nov 11, 2004.

  1. adamforsythe

    adamforsythe 1/2 ton status

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    Hello,
    I will be looking in the junk yards in the morning. Well I need to know the best way to tell the NP205 T-case from the other T-cases.
    Thanks
    Adam
     
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    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    ORD has a pic HERE

    Assuming you're only looking at GM cases the quick easy's are - cast iron case and a 3 bolt cover plate in the center of the back side of the case a little over 2" in diameter.
     
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    Thank you Very much
     
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    Where are you located?
     
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    Cast iron case and drain plug. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Cast iron case and drain plug. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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    My Rockwell T221 is cast iron and has a drain plug...try again!
     
  7. adamforsythe

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    Where are you located?

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    Maine
     
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    Cast iron case and drain plug. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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    My Rockwell T221 is cast iron and has a drain plug...try again!

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    There are no Rockwell T221s in 73-87 GM pickups.
     
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    Cast iron case and drain plug. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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    My Rockwell T221 is cast iron and has a drain plug...try again!

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    There are no Rockwell T221s in 73-87 GM pickups.

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    True but he never said he was looking strictly in 73 and up, and virtually all 70-72 trucks, k5's, and burbs have the 205, unlike 73 up where its a mixed bag.
     
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    My Rockwell T221 is cast iron and has a drain plug...try again!

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    There are no Rockwell T221s in 73-87 GM pickups.

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    True but he never said he was looking strictly in 73 and up....nevermind.

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    Sorry, I forgot to add common sense to the post along with the drain plug and cast iron case. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Dana 20
     
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    The NP203 case is cast iron too--and the one most likely to give you a hernia--followed closely by the almost as heavy NP205--when I bought the NP208 for a spare for my diesel,I was suprised how light it was compared to the other 2 just mentioned!.
    If your lucky there will still be a tag riveted to the case--NP205's usually have it located above the front driveshaft--it will have the model# and ratio listed on it.Happy boneyard hunting--hope it hasnt snowed up there yet!. /forums/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
     
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    1) heavy as hell
    2) small 3-bolt cover thingy just to the right of the rear output
    3) cast iron
    4) fixed yokes (unless its a 1980... but you dont want that slip yoke [censored] anyway)

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    if ya can't find the one you want now, I can't help ya. /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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