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raising the transfer case

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by sapper, Aug 29, 2001.

  1. sapper

    sapper 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Does anybody know how you can get a 241 above the bottom of the frame rails?
     
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    well, you would have to disconnect the crossmember from the tranny mount and slide it in at an angle from above then reconnect everything.

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    If you do that you driveshaft angles will be way off, and you will never get rid of vibration problems. Best thing to do is build a new crossmember that runs real close to the transfer case, and build a really strong skid plate. Make the skid plate out of 1/4" thick steel so it can take some bashing.

    86 Jimmy 4"lift 35"MTRs Other cars 69Firebird w/525 hp,and 70GTO live in PHX,AZ<a target="_blank" href=http://www.geocities.com/modifierperformance>My vehicles</a>
     
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    my goal is to get so that i drive off a ledge and let the truck slide down on the fram/rock sliders.would it be possible with a 205 mayby?
     
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    If you use it for offroading only. No matter what transfer case you use, your putting the driveline angles to high. Like I said build a tubular crossmember, and weld thick steel on the bottom. You do this and your transfercase will be fine. Just angle the steel so it will slide not catch.

    86 Jimmy 4"lift 35"MTRs Other cars 69Firebird w/525 hp,and 70GTO live in PHX,AZ<a target="_blank" href=http://www.geocities.com/modifierperformance>My vehicles</a>
     
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    Sounds like a good idea thanks. thats what i love about this site.
     
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    No problem. If you have any more questions just ask or e mail me.

    86 Jimmy 4"lift 35"MTRs Other cars 69Firebird w/525 hp,and 70GTO live in PHX,AZ<a target="_blank" href=http://www.geocities.com/modifierperformance>My vehicles</a>
     

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