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Ever Replaced your Tcase?

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by phishtaco, Jul 25, 2005.

have you replaced your Tcase

Poll closed Jul 30, 2005.
  1. I have replaced my Tcase. mileage?

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  2. Original Tcase still kickin'

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  1. phishtaco

    phishtaco Cincinnati

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    This is a reply from a guy that i considered a trade with
    "My son is the chief Toyota technician at the local dealer and recommends that I not consider your vehicle. They have a history of transfer case problems and the repair cost would exceed the vehicle value."
     
  2. Brentbba

    Brentbba Former Golfer SILVER Star

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    Hmmm, 149K here in 11 years and no problems. It's now also well protected with Slee's skip plate! Damn is that thing beefy compared to OEM.
     
  3. phishtaco

    phishtaco Cincinnati

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    soo far noone has replaced one
     
  4. ParadiseCruiser

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    >> They have a history of transfer case problems...

    After several years of reading posts on this list - and its predecessor - I can only vaguely recall one very high milage rig that had the TC pulled because of a problem with the viscous clutch.

    I would hardly call that "a history," but I would certainly like to hear what our professional mechanics have to say about it. Christo, Robbie... others ?

    Cheers, R -
     
  5. MoJ

    MoJ Moderator

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    Guess that's a good arguement for NOT going to the dealer....
     
  6. Cruiserdrew

    Cruiserdrew On the way there SILVER Star

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    I know of 2 from posts here-both with spotty maintenance. Kurt had to buy a new one from Toyota at>250k miles, and Romer got a rebuilt one from Slee right after he bought the truck. I suspect in Romer's case his 100k change was the first in the life of his truck. I think if you know the history and have changed the gear oil a few times, they last as long as any of us will need them.
     
  7. landtank

    landtank SILVER Star

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    And IdahoDoug to the list, excessive maintenance I think.
     
  8. e9999

    e9999 You want to do what...? Moderator

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    well, so far it looks way better than the HG