I attempted to read most of this thread, but to be honest I feel like I might have missed some information. I had a few questions that I hope can just get a solid answer so I can try and source a new case.
My current 249 has a Internal Yoke, but most of the 242 cases that I see have an External Yoke, and are from a XJ. Sourcing one from a ZJ is not proving easy.
My question(s) being, if I round up an ESY case(case only, from an XJ), I will either need to shorten my rear driveshaft, or shorten the yoke itself(not recommended). Correct?
Can I swap out the yoke from my 249 and move it to the 242 to utilize the ISY? Or is this more trouble than it is worth, and would I be better off just shortening the driveshaft and sticking with the ESY?
I want to see what my options are for this. From what I gather, I would need to remove about 1.5" of my rear driveshaft to work with an ESY unit. Being that I like having all of my parts ready ahead of time, I would purchase a spare driveshaft and get it shortened and balanced before I begun the swap.
It seems to be relatively difficult to find an ISY 242, or perhaps, they are all being bought by us ZJ owners!