Transfer Case Gone? now what?

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by fitz95678, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. fitz95678

    fitz95678

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    Hey guys,

    A friend of mine had some tools that basically allowed us to pin point the sound I was having and basically its the AWD transfer case. Now I'm still new to the LC stuff and need to know what options should I look into. Do I buy a used one, if so where? or do I try and rebuild, if so where is the best place to purchase parts? Also, this has a 5.7 V8 swap plus a 700r tranny.

    Thanks
     
  2. slow91fj90

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    Need more info, is it a Landcruiser AWD case? And which one? These transfer cases are bullit proof. What is it doing? You can check the classified section for a used one.
     
  3. jfz80

    jfz80 20 grit SILVER Star

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    this one? or a hemi or a chevy

    lots of help to be found here but first we need pics if its the yota !!! :D

    (and yes as much info as possible such as lift, tire size, use, etc would help w/ the diagnosis)


    you might try hardcore section too... but stick around some of the 80s gurus should be around shortly to help.
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  4. fitz95678

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    I purchased the 91 FJ80 about six months ago. When I got it home I started to check all the fluids give it a tune up and start working out the bugs. One of the things I noticed was the T-case fluid was bone dry, so I filled her up and start testing everything. The FJ would make a very high gear noise at about 47 mph and you could hear the same noise on a lesser note during all mph. So my friend has a tool which allowed us to put ears on major parts of the drive train and then go test it. Everything else was quite except the t-case, I think we might have lost some hearing :) it was so load. The T-case does look like its been leeking, so now I just need to know should I rebuild or look for a used one. Also was the AWD t-case the same up until what year in the 90's. Thanks guys, I'm still learning
     
  5. Lka1988

    Lka1988 Wheeling in scale

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    No fluid will kill a transfer case. Mine is leaking from the speed sensor, maybe I should go check the level now...
     
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    Mine was too. From what i remember the gasket is not serviceable. I also remember others such as robbie and slee mention to FIPG it. So i did and it's all good.
     
  7. fitz95678

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    Sorry Guys,

    Whats FIPG it?
     
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    Form In Place Gasket
     
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