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Unread 06-05-2013, 11:03 PM   #2146
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Read the thread listed. There isn't any lubrication because the jeep isn't actually in neutral.

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Unread 06-05-2013, 11:06 PM   #2147
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Easy buddy, im not saying its wrong. I just didnt thow that would happen.
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Unread 06-05-2013, 11:10 PM   #2148
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I didn't know my post warranted an "easy buddy"

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X2 Aussie W/TJ shafts , Auto trans . Flat towed with both in neutral . Everything felt fine . Seemed to operate fine after towing . Please pardon my extreme ignorance but , what did I screw up ? Thanks
No ignorance implied or received. The topic of how to correctly flat tow has spawned many threads and articles. I read many before I grasped the potential damaged that could be caused by inadvertently slipping from tc neutral to a gear range or for the trans to grab a gear unintentionally. With a front locker and no neutral plate there is potential even when in neutral, to create enough pressure through the TC to activate the front locker. Better safe than sorry.
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Unread 06-05-2013, 11:30 PM   #2150
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I didn't know my post warranted an "easy buddy"

I cant think of a clever retort...
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Unread 06-06-2013, 07:02 AM   #2151
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No ignorance implied or received. The topic of how to correctly flat tow has spawned many threads and articles. I read many before I grasped the potential damaged that could be caused by inadvertently slipping from tc neutral to a gear range or for the trans to grab a gear unintentionally. With a front locker and no neutral plate there is potential even when in neutral, to create enough pressure through the TC to activate the front locker. Better safe than sorry.
Thank you for understanding , the more I read it felt like my head would explode , I guess I am more mechanically reclined than inclined . I have a T case I want to build up when I get around to doing my 8.8 , DB , SYE, 231 C , CV , abcdefg , ect ! More reading
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Unread 06-06-2013, 07:11 AM   #2152
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Thank you for understanding , the more I read it felt like my head would explode , I guess I am more mechanically reclined than inclined . I have a T case I want to build up when I get around to doing my 8.8 , DB , SYE, 231 C , CV , abcdefg , ect ! More reading
If you get some time during one of our wrenching weekends, I would be happy to tear apart this or that just to show the mechanics and not only the how but why it works. I did a SYE two weekends ago and taught the guy a little about the transfer case he had. Things are a lot easier to understand when you can physically move them around with your hands and see firsthand what the stupid diagrams are trying to explain.
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Unread 06-06-2013, 07:35 AM   #2153
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If you get some time during one of our wrenching weekends, I would be happy to tear apart this or that just to show the mechanics and not only the how but why it works. I did a SYE two weekends ago and taught the guy a little about the transfer case he had. Things are a lot easier to understand when you can physically move them around with your hands and see firsthand what the stupid diagrams are trying to explain.
Thanks I got to get up your way soon ,Would love to do a work / tune up day ! I would gladly trade my welding skill for any help or guidance
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Unread 06-06-2013, 07:37 AM   #2154
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Looks like farmers get up early too
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Unread 06-06-2013, 07:44 AM   #2155
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Things are a lot easier to understand when you can physically move them around with your hands and see firsthand what the stupid diagrams are trying to explain.
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I was a little worried about doing the SYE when I was reading the instructions and write ups online but once I had it infront of me, I realized I made a bigger deal of it than it was
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Unread 06-06-2013, 08:21 AM   #2156
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Looks like farmers get up early too
Its in our job descriptions.
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Unread 06-06-2013, 08:38 AM   #2157
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It has low gear, I have one in my 96 ZJ.

I get mixed reviews saying that the NP231 is a weak transfercase and the moment I get a little giddy with the skinny pedal behind a v8 is when it will blend the internals, yet others have told me it's perfectly fine to use behind the V8.
Thanks for the clarification. I was confusing this one with the NP219, which doesn't have the 4-LO.
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Unread 06-06-2013, 07:05 PM   #2158
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Just wanted to bring this up here: today marks one of the biggest sacrifices this country's young men made for the freedom of the world against tyranny.

Don't forget.
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Just wanted to bring this up here: today marks one of the biggest sacrifices this country's young men made for the freedom of the world against tyranny.

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