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Unread 02-28-2013, 07:19 AM   #766
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Novak shifter isn't for the trans, its for the transfer case. Supposedly is a huuuge improvement. I just ordered one yesterday, since I'll be doing a tummy tuck soon and will want to do it at that time.
Ohhh, ok. Well- just ordered $900 worth of A to Z swag... but next month I will just order the BL, MML, belly up skid and Novak. That should keep me plenty busy.... and plenty broke.

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Unread 02-28-2013, 07:42 AM   #767
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The Novak shifter is amazingly smooth. It should have been there from the factory.
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Unread 02-28-2013, 07:44 AM   #768
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Unread 02-28-2013, 11:31 AM   #769
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The first gear issue is something seperate, but if you do the mml and body lift like I did and can eliminate the transfer case drop, then the issues with 2nd and reverse should be taken care of. BUT, beware of driveline vibration from too much angle. I was pleasantly surprised that I didn't have an issue.
The Novak shifter for the transfer case does make shifting in and out of 4 wheeel drive very smoooth. If you are headed towards a tummy tuck I think it's almost mandatory.
Also a sye is needed for a tummy tuck, along with a bunch of other things. So, yes that should keep you busy with projects for a while.
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Unread 02-28-2013, 11:32 AM   #770
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The Novak shifter is amazingly smooth. It should have been there from the factory.
I couldn't agree more. 👍
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Unread 02-28-2013, 11:50 AM   #771
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The first gear issue is something seperate, but if you do the mml and body lift like I did and can eliminate the transfer case drop, then the issues with 2nd and reverse should be taken care of. BUT, beware of driveline vibration from too much angle. I was pleasantly surprised that I didn't have an issue.
The Novak shifter for the transfer case does make shifting in and out of 4 wheeel drive very smoooth. If you are headed towards a tummy tuck I think it's almost mandatory.
Also a sye is needed for a tummy tuck, along with a bunch of other things. So, yes that should keep you busy with projects for a while.
It's a rubicon, so she doesn't need it. Rubicons have fixed flange rear outputs.
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Unread 02-28-2013, 11:52 AM   #772
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The Novak shifter is amazingly smooth. It should have been there from the factory.
Another one of those things that works just fine for me from the factory.... maybe it's just that I don't know what i'm missing!
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Unread 02-28-2013, 12:05 PM   #773
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It's a rubicon, so she doesn't need it. Rubicons have fixed flange rear outputs.
That's what I had thought - thanks Tyler!

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Another one of those things that works just fine for me from the factory.... maybe it's just that I don't know what i'm missing!
Mine works alright- sometimes I do have to give it a bit more of a tug than I would like. Since it would be something I will probably do down the line- I might as well do it while I am in there.
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Unread 02-28-2013, 12:34 PM   #774
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Mine works alright- sometimes I do have to give it a bit more of a tug than I would like. Since it would be something I will probably do down the line- I might as well do it while I am in there.
You just can't resist, can you???
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Unread 02-28-2013, 03:48 PM   #775
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You just can't resist, can you???
No. I am not one bit ashamed to say I cant resist improving Alice wherever I can. And my profession dictates that I must do it efficiently.
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Unread 02-28-2013, 04:23 PM   #776
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How difficult of a conversion is it? I absolutely crave a drop down tailgate. One of the few things I miss about a truck.
It looks really easy to do. But I wont know till I do the swap. Here are some links to swap
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/cj...iteup-1256848/

I'm use these style of latches
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/lo...wners-1007833/

Sarah has a nice wirteup in her build and she use cam locks
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Which tummy tuck skid will you be going with?
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Unread 02-28-2013, 06:03 PM   #777
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No. I am not one bit ashamed to say I cant resist improving Alice wherever I can. And my profession dictates that I must do it efficiently.
Haha, I was more referring to the innuendo "I" read into your sentence..... you're good even when you're not trying. Damn girl!
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Unread 02-28-2013, 06:26 PM   #778
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I couldn't agree more. 👍
The linkage seems almost archaic once you install the cable setup .
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Another one of those things that works just fine for me from the factory.... maybe it's just that I don't know what i'm missing!
See above
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How many would you like to order ?
I have it on the best authority that the sudden demand in pre-killed monkeys far exceeds the current supply...
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Unread 02-28-2013, 06:49 PM   #780
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I have it on the best authority that the sudden demand in pre-killed monkeys far exceeds the current supply...
I suck at forecasting sales ...
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