transfer case recommendations?

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transfer case recommendations?

Post by 101btp » Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:18 am

well with me putting in around at least a 300 hp 302 any one have some preferences on what would be best preferably used this engine is draining my budget and I am yet to pick up the c4 transmission

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Re: transfer case recommendations?

Post by Mud Addict » Mon Mar 14, 2011 12:17 pm

If you going with a c4/5 combo get a manual shift t-case from an Explorer. If going with a c4 from an early Bronco, get an D20 t-case.

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Re: transfer case recommendations?

Post by Ranger Dave » Mon Mar 14, 2011 5:00 pm

for a bolt on t-case?? for a C4 is the D20.thats the only one the C4 ever had. for the C5 you have the 1350/1354

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Re: transfer case recommendations?

Post by 101btp » Tue Mar 15, 2011 12:09 am

alright well guess I will start calling up the junk yards on quotes thanks : ) also if you don't mind I know it's off the topic of transfer cases but what gears for the front and back would be good I know in another thread Ranger Dave you told me to just up grade the gears instead of getting new front and rear ends and the drive shafts that would work with them

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Re: transfer case recommendations?

Post by Ranger Dave » Tue Mar 15, 2011 4:01 am

what size tires you gonna run?

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Re: transfer case recommendations?

Post by 101btp » Tue Mar 15, 2011 6:49 am

well right now I have 32" but at least 38" maybe 40"

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Re: transfer case recommendations?

Post by Ranger Dave » Tue Mar 15, 2011 2:35 pm

then your gonna want some 488/ 513's

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Re: transfer case recommendations?

Post by 101btp » Fri Mar 18, 2011 5:39 pm

im having one hell of a time finding a d20 t case

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Re: transfer case recommendations?

Post by Ranger Dave » Fri Mar 18, 2011 6:43 pm

gotta find a early bronco

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Re: transfer case recommendations?

Post by 101btp » Sat Mar 19, 2011 12:03 pm

well I guess through jeff's Bronco grave yard they make a adapter for using the existing transmission in the bronco ? has any one done this before?

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Re: transfer case recommendations?

Post by DBrown » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:55 pm

gear will totaly depend on tire size, the big question is what axles are you running? personaly I like the 205 case, but the low range sucks. the D20 is my next favorite. both are gear driven so they will last longer then the newer style cases. when you are selecting your gears you need to think about how much you plan to drive the truck on the road. I go a little deeper gear if it is not hitting highway speeds.
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Re: transfer case recommendations?

Post by 101btp » Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:13 am

well i got a great deal on a d20 and will be getting it this weekend hopefully, and yes I will be hitting highway speeds

lol I really have to hurry on getting the Bronco done Yankee lake is next month

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Re: transfer case recommendations?

Post by Ranger Dave » Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:17 pm

101btp wrote:well i got a great deal on a d20
get the adapter and rear out put shaft with it

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Re: transfer case recommendations?

Post by DBrown » Wed Mar 23, 2011 5:09 pm

are you planning on running the stock axles with 38-40's? if so they will not hold.
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Re: transfer case recommendations?

Post by 101btp » Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:56 pm

i think this is what I need to make the t case I have fit what do ya think guys it seems like a good deal that way I wont have to do a lot of drive train mods at least until winter or I get bigger tires

and d brown when you say the stock axles wont hold up do I just go to a drive shaft company and just have them re make the same thing with chrome-molly steel and stronger u joints?

my 88 usto have the spindle shaft that went bad still have it for a spare tho, then used the manual shaft from my 88 wow that was a ride after about two weeks of it being on it ended up in a yard down the street flew right off and when I say that I mean broke not because I dident tighten the bolts and now im using a drive shaft from some 80's Bronco 2 but it had a 302 in it but it's not a spindle shaft any more the only issue now is it's still locked in 4wd but im hoping to fix that soon when I pull out the engine

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