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NP241 vs 205 or 208

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by chris672, May 18, 2002.

  1. chris672

    chris672 1/2 ton status

    Jan 25, 2002
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    LODI, CA
    I always see posts about 205 and 208 t-cases, is there a reason that there isnt that many people using 241's? I have an 89 Jimmy with a TH400/NP241, is this a good set up or is there something that I should be aware of and should I consider changing to a 208 or 205?
  2. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

    Jul 23, 2000
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    E-town baby!
    The 241 is a decent case. Similar to the 208, just a newer version. I think you don't hear much about it because it wasn't used in K5's til 89, whereas the 208 was used from 81-88.

    The 205 is the gear driven bomb-proof brute...it is superior in strength to almost any other t-case ever made, but the 1.96 low range leaves something to be desired.

    With a good skid plate and a SYE I'd run a 241 without hesitation.


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