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Old August 16th, 2019, 04:59
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Re: transfer case questions

I use Timken bearings and any quality seals. You don't need a full master rebuild kit but if you go that route get something with German or Japanese bearings. G2 has good quality small kits with the parts you need.

Maybe you got some counterfeits?
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Old August 16th, 2019, 05:58
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I use Timken bearings and any quality seals. You don't need a full master rebuild kit but if you go that route get something with German or Japanese bearings. G2 has good quality small kits with the parts you need.

Maybe you got some counterfeits?
bought from rock auto.
both bearings split into 4 pieces. same spot. manufacturing defect.
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Old August 16th, 2019, 10:10
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That kit from Novak i linked in post 4 has Japanese bearings. I believe quest was the brand on the bearing boxes.

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Old August 16th, 2019, 17:10
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That kit from Novak i linked in post 4 has Japanese bearings. I believe quest was the brand on the bearing boxes.

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Yeah Ive been doing some research.
it appears timken yet again has AWFUL reviews.


Quest is one of the decent ish brands im looking at.
still want another day or two of looking before I decide what I am gonna throw at it.
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Old August 16th, 2019, 19:33
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Re: transfer case questions

found this gem
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Borg-Warner...53.m1438.l2649
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Old August 19th, 2019, 13:19
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I have more tools than I'd like to admit. And I figured the shafts splines would be ruined ?
Does the wear only occur on bearings and chain ? I'm confused
This is the style of retaining ring pliers you will need

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I'm not going to say it's impossible, but all but impossible without that style.
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Old August 19th, 2019, 16:59
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This is the style of retaining ring pliers you will need

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I'm not going to say it's impossible, but all but impossible without that style.
I see they have some odd shaped end -
I currently have these-
https://www.harborfreight.com/8-piec...ers-63841.html
would the 9" from this set work ? or is it something specific ?
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Old August 19th, 2019, 17:48
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I see they have some odd shaped end -
I currently have these-
https://www.harborfreight.com/8-piec...ers-63841.html
would the 9" from this set work ? or is it something specific ?
Those are for snap rings. You need lock ring pliers. Different animal. You can get a usable set from Advance Auto or NAPA.
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Old August 19th, 2019, 17:52
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Oh. I see now. one has the pins. the other does not.
Guess another tool to add to the box.
thanks for the heads up.

I know someone also mentioned punches. I have a simple set. anything special needed there ?
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Old August 20th, 2019, 13:33
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Oh. I see now. one has the pins. the other does not.
Guess another tool to add to the box.
thanks for the heads up.

I know someone also mentioned punches. I have a simple set. anything special needed there ?
Nothing special regarding the punches. Just one smaller than the pin to push it out and one larger than it to push it back in. Sometimes you get lucky and you can bend the shifter pawl out of the way. Was able to on one of my 242s, had to remove the pin on the other.
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Old August 20th, 2019, 17:25
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Nothing special regarding the punches. Just one smaller than the pin to push it out and one larger than it to push it back in. Sometimes you get lucky and you can bend the shifter pawl out of the way. Was able to on one of my 242s, had to remove the pin on the other.
I have watched a few youtube videos and I know what you are talking about bending it..
the rebuild seems like 5/10 on terms of difficulty it appears
certainly not a transmission or engine level project.
I will post pics of this nightmare when I do it.
until then awaiting parts and hoping she doesn't blow up driving to work and back for the next week
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Old August 20th, 2019, 17:26
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Also. Like everything else on the jeep. its getting a complimentary coat of white paint once I'm done.
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Old August 21st, 2019, 01:47
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Only other PITA is the blind needle bearing on the backside of the front output shaft. In both cases, I was rebuilding "while I'm here" doing a SYE install so it didn't make me cringe too much to not replace them.
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I brute forced mine out. Couldn't find a puller that worked at the local parts store so I used a flat head as a chisel (yeah yeah I know) and drove it between the case and bearing outer race (after busting the inner race and rollers out) and bent the outer race in till it fell out. Then drove new one in. Was a little risky but my case/chain was worn to the point that the chain was jumping teeth on the sprockets when in 4low.
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I finally got this $@(%@(% out.
that one side bolt was the worst. by the exhaust.
otherwise I got lots of cleaning to do. then going to open her up.
seems a little silly to clean it before opening. but no chunks in the fluid I drained. so Hoping the chain is just loose.
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