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Silverbullet97's 4x4 tcase swap and info needed thread.

Postby thegreenmachine [OP] » September 22nd 2013, 9:06pm

So after talking to kevin, (silverbullet) I have been strong-armed into maybe doing a tcase conversion. (still waiting for kevin to post the pics of the lifting process.....poke)

problem (for me) is, sb97 drives a 97awd, I have an 03.

now, what I need from all, y'all geniuses, is a front driveshaft length, as well as a half assed t-case measurement from an 96-98 owner.

as the t case changes, as well as the design of the front prop shaft, in 99, im gonna try to figure out if a 99+ 233 tcase and a 99+ astro awd front prop shaft will "mate" nicely...........


digest, and go!!!!

thanks shane
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Re: Silverbullet97's 4x4 tcase swap and info needed thread.

Postby Jasen » September 22nd 2013, 9:10pm

Now you ask. I was under there for over 2 hrs. Saturday, today theres salmon and salamanders falling from the sky.
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Re: Silverbullet97's 4x4 tcase swap and info needed thread.

Postby SilverBullet1997 » September 23rd 2013, 10:27pm

Whats this thread? Strong armed? what? me? who? what? where? when? Why?

OKAY FINE I DID IT... GOD FORCE A CONFESSION OUT OF ME!!!

Pics? lift kit? what...I don't remember none of that... :obscene-smokingjoint:
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Re: Silverbullet97's 4x4 tcase swap and info needed thread.

Postby thegreenmachine [OP] » September 24th 2013, 12:48am

SilverBullet1997 wrote:Whats this thread?


It's called crawl under you damn van and measure the driveshafts and tcase. With pics. Also measure the distance from the cross member to the front driveshaft tcase flange.

Do it now!!!


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Re: Silverbullet97's 4x4 tcase swap and info needed thread.

Postby thegreenmachine [OP] » September 24th 2013, 12:49am

Also measure from the 6 bolt adaptor ring to the front of the cross member.


You can do it put your back into it.


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Re: Silverbullet97's 4x4 tcase swap and info needed thread.

Postby Corsemoto » September 24th 2013, 12:52am

Don't let the Border Patrol read this! Taking jobs out of the hands of hard working Muricans. :mrgreen:
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Re: Silverbullet97's 4x4 tcase swap and info needed thread.

Postby Jasen » September 24th 2013, 1:14am

Yea, damn job stealing Canuckians :angry-tappingfoot:

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Re: Silverbullet97's 4x4 tcase swap and info needed thread.

Postby thegreenmachine [OP] » September 24th 2013, 1:25am

If I took someone's job, it was there for the taking. Lol

I agree though. We should lock down the boarder. Damn Americans trying to bring GUNS across.

Tsk tsk. What are they thinking???
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Re: Silverbullet97's 4x4 tcase swap and info needed thread.

Postby SilverBullet1997 » September 24th 2013, 2:13am

thegreenmachine wrote:If I took someone's job, it was there for the taking. Lol

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That's right its here for the taking, I don't see anyone else volunteering to get paid to come put a 2speed transfer case in my van.....
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Re: Silverbullet97's 4x4 tcase swap and info needed thread.

Postby thegreenmachine [OP] » September 24th 2013, 2:58am

I gotta figure out if it'll work first.

you what they say about counting chickens....

chickens cant count.
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Re: Silverbullet97's 4x4 tcase swap and info needed thread.

Postby TaxiVan » September 24th 2013, 3:38am

Wish I'd seen this before I took off Sunday, woulda gladly took measurements on my 98 for ya... Hit me up if you don't get them by next Sunday, that's the first opportunity I'll have (working six days a week)
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Re: Silverbullet97's 4x4 tcase swap and info needed thread.

Postby SilverBullet1997 » September 24th 2013, 3:41pm

thegreenmachine wrote:
SilverBullet1997 wrote:Whats this thread?


It's called crawl under you damn van and measure the driveshafts and tcase. With pics. Also measure the distance from the cross member to the front driveshaft tcase flange.

Do it now!!!



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I called him and gave him my measurements. We should be good for now. :ty:
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