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Unread 10-05-2008, 09:21 PM   #61
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As for water proofing, I noticed nobody addressed the cable itself.
I coated about the first 6 to 8 inches of the exterior of the cable with some black RTV, haven't had any leak problems.

One could also brush on some Plasti-Dip, that would probably work pretty good too.

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Unread 10-05-2008, 09:37 PM   #62
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yeah, i was also thinking of the plasti-dip, but since i had some fuel line laying around im using that. one note though its starts going in easy but hangs up 3/4 of the way threw. i had to pull it out and grease it ,then it slid right in. the shrink tube might be better because it would be thinner ,lighter, and look better and finish off better at the fitting. I havent pulled mine out yet ,but i will see if i can eliminate the vacuum diaphragm housing altogether,and just use the shaft.
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Unread 11-02-2008, 05:50 PM   #63
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i just stared on my posi lock

i got 100 feet of 1/4" heat shirink tubing off ebay and i put it on the entire length of the cable for two reason. the first being to keep water out and the second being that a shiny metal cable looks out of place in a dark dirty engine bay. with it covered in the black tubing it looks like an oem vac line.
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Unread 11-02-2008, 10:06 PM   #64
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i finished mine and was able to get rid of the round diaphram housing all together.I cut the shaft done and took of the small seal on the shaft . when the seal was on it would cause a vacum behind it and it wouldnt slide. I soldered a 1/2 copper pipe fitting to end where the old diaphram was. the spring i used was out of a wheel cylinder.
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Unread 11-03-2008, 03:47 PM   #65
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i have a question about the shift fork housing.

can i use one from a cherokee D30. did they have a vac disconnect from like 84-91? im assuming it would be the same since its still a d30

i dont like messing up oem parts. especially since this is my daily right now. it would be easier to get a shift fork hosing from the junkyard so that was if something is janky i can put it back to stock.

another thing im curious about is that on everyone elses shift fork housing there is a sensor, im assuming thats for the 4wd light? my 90 is not setup that way. what years came with that setup beacuse i would like to get one to get my 4wd light to work, because if im not mistaken on my 90 its a vacuumswitch of some sort that controls it.
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Unread 11-03-2008, 08:05 PM   #66
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i didnt know that there were different styles. mine as u can see has the limit switch built in,which is the best way to go. It wont lite unless the shaft slides, then u know your in 4x4 . If it uses a vacum switch at the transfercase or at some other location ,then you wouldnt know for sure that its engaged all the way.
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Unread 11-03-2008, 08:08 PM   #67
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i didnt know that there were different styles. mine as u can see has the limit switch built in,which is the best way to go. It wont lite unless the shaft slides, then u know your in 4x4 . If it uses a vacum switch at the transfercase or at some other location ,then you wouldnt know for sore that its engaged all the way.
the vacuum switch that turns the light on is on the fire wall.

it would be easy to rewire it to work with the other system. just wanna be 100% sure that the cherokee stuff will in fact work
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Unread 11-03-2008, 08:25 PM   #68
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just take yours off when you go to the wrecker and compare it before u buy
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Unread 11-03-2008, 08:32 PM   #69
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just take yours off when you go to the wrecker and compare it before u buy
i gotta drive my jeep there though.

im fairly confident that it will work, i called the yard i go to and they told me the part would be 10 bucks so if it dont work im not out a ton of money.

i could go look at my buddies 89 cherokee and do some comparison :scratcheshead:
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Unread 11-11-2008, 02:37 PM   #70
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cherokees did not get the style with a limit switch

oh well got me an extra housing. got it all cleaned up not i just gotta find the time to finish modding it. maybe i can find the switch some where and just add it to this housing.

anyone know what that switch is called and where i can get it? im comming up dry
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Unread 11-11-2008, 04:43 PM   #71
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Thanks for the thread, i got mine installed this past saturday and it works great, only thing i done different was cut the cable to length needed and covered it with shrink tubing.
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Unread 11-11-2008, 07:54 PM   #72
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Thanks for the thread, i got mine installed this past saturday and it works great, only thing i done different was cut the cable to length needed and covered it with shrink tubing.

i did that too. now i just need to finish the rest of it
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Unread 11-12-2008, 11:54 AM   #73
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here is my setup.




i didnt have any locktite on hand so i smeared the threads with RTV and threaded it in.


trying to show the holes i drilled into the fork.


napa cable covered in heat shrink tubing
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Unread 11-12-2008, 12:23 PM   #74
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I really like the way that looks with the heat shrink, I shoulda done that.
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Unread 11-12-2008, 03:28 PM   #75
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I really like the way that looks with the heat shrink, I shoulda done that.
it turned out REALLY good.

plus i got 100' off ebay for ~15 shipped
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