Jeep WJ 247-242HD Swap - Page 2 - JeepForum.com
 3Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #16 of 740 Old 01-18-2009, 08:55 PM
usafhornbeak
Registered User
1999 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Crestview FL
Posts: 6
Wow I really can not thank you enough for this. I was thinking about doing this for quite some time now and this has made me really feel like I can do it! Now just to find the donor TC and Drive shaft. Thanks again!


HBK

99 WJ Limited
4.7L V8
Only mod so far is the cold air intake
usafhornbeak is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #17 of 740 Old 01-27-2009, 07:18 PM
dialexo
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: silver spring
Posts: 9
Excellent writeup with great pics. Super job Nick.

my 247 got broken and i would like to swap mine.
but i have few questions.
how much did you spend? what is your gas mileage now?
and if the 242hd is too expensive is there any other i could use for my truck??

99 jeep GC Ltd 4.0l L6

thank you in advance.

dialexo
dialexo is offline  
post #18 of 740 Old 01-27-2009, 07:37 PM Thread Starter
nierace
Web Wheeler
 
nierace's Avatar
2003 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: CT
Posts: 8,240
Since you have a I6 you don't need a 242HD, in fact if you got a 242HD you would have to swap your input from your 247 over in order to mate it to your transmission.

Go on car-part.com and look for a selec-trac transfercase for a I6, and you should even be able to use your existing drive shaft with that.

If you don't mind losing full-time 4wd and want something tougher you can bolt in a transfercase from a Rubicon.

Here's a list of transfercases, anything that is 23 spline and .840" exposed input will swap directly into your transmission (I think...you'd have to look at the actual input I know some have different colars so you need to be aware of that)

http://www.drivetrain.com/transferca...AND%20CHEROKEE

And a much bigger list:

http://www.drivetrain.com/transfercaseapp.html

Lots of a great info in those links, those should really be in the faq, I guess they are now.
DanielHPSC likes this.

Nickerdoodle
03 WJ 4.7 242HD Kolak/IRO 5" Clayton LA's
35" BFGoodrich KM2
sira4x4.net North East Offroad Club
www.carolinadriveline.com
www.ironrockoffroad.com
kolak@aol.com
nierace is offline  
post #19 of 740 Old 01-27-2009, 09:14 PM
dialexo
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: silver spring
Posts: 9
hey thanks!

I'm really surprise that you get back so fast,
I'll take a look to the websites and go from there,
however i would like to know how much did you spend? what is your gas mileage now?

thank you in advance

dialexo
dialexo is offline  
post #20 of 740 Old 01-27-2009, 09:20 PM Thread Starter
nierace
Web Wheeler
 
nierace's Avatar
2003 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: CT
Posts: 8,240
Gas mileage is now 11 and I scored the case from car-part.come for 192.50 (That was ridiculously cheap)

2wd doesnt help your gas mileage at all.

Nickerdoodle
03 WJ 4.7 242HD Kolak/IRO 5" Clayton LA's
35" BFGoodrich KM2
sira4x4.net North East Offroad Club
www.carolinadriveline.com
www.ironrockoffroad.com
kolak@aol.com
nierace is offline  
post #21 of 740 Old 01-27-2009, 09:34 PM
dialexo
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: silver spring
Posts: 9
alright.

thank you, and yes, you really got a good price!
i hope i can find one at the same price,ha ha which i doubt it! lol

anyway thank you and I'll let you know if swap it.

dialexo
dialexo is offline  
post #22 of 740 Old 01-27-2009, 09:50 PM
CaribouLouWJ
Registered User
2007 WK 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Yermoms house
Posts: 2,282
But now you can do wicked awesome burnouts

2007 WK Overland
5.7 Hemi, 18% tint, baby seats
2000 F350 PSD CC LB
2001.5 B5S4 500awhp gutted track car
2002 WJ Limited
4.7 HO, 6.5" LA, 37's, JK 44's SOLD
CaribouLouWJ is offline  
post #23 of 740 Old 01-27-2009, 09:55 PM
CaribouLouWJ
Registered User
2007 WK 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Yermoms house
Posts: 2,282
Damn, I just found a bunch for 175$. Might have to get one soon.

2007 WK Overland
5.7 Hemi, 18% tint, baby seats
2000 F350 PSD CC LB
2001.5 B5S4 500awhp gutted track car
2002 WJ Limited
4.7 HO, 6.5" LA, 37's, JK 44's SOLD
CaribouLouWJ is offline  
post #24 of 740 Old 01-27-2009, 10:02 PM
10achik
I ate what?
 
10achik's Avatar
1999 WJ 
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: STL (IL side)
Posts: 8,341
Quote:
Originally Posted by dialexo View Post
hey thanks!

I'm really surprise that you get back so fast,
I'll take a look to the websites and go from there,
however i would like to know how much did you spend? what is your gas mileage now?

thank you in advance
$225 for mine, + $100 for the driveshaft.

My mileage is about 15-17 but I have 4.10's and 33's.

Ken

99 GC Limited - 4.7L HO V8, 6.5" IRO HC LA lift, F&R D44s locked & trussed, 242HD, IRO TC Skid, KMA Bumper, 35's
2006 Saturn Redline -2.0L Eaton supercharged I4, GMPP Stage 2, Custom Tune, AEM CAI, Ebiach Pro Kit w/ swaybars, EVO Ventus V12s (13.76 @ 103.85)
2006 Pontiac G6 GTP
2012 Nissan Juke - (hers)
2000 SV650 - naked, integrated tail light, sliders, corbin, pilot roads, RK chain & sprokets, D&D full exhaust, FactoryPro Stage I jet kit, +4 Ignition Advancer, Barnett race clutch
2006 Triumph America 900 - Full Dresser

January 2009 Grand Cherokee of the Month (GCOTM)
10achik is offline  
post #25 of 740 Old 01-27-2009, 10:27 PM
jopolly3
Registered User
2013 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Natick
Posts: 724
you made it look way too easy i think i am going to have to give it a try...

Joe

2013 JKU Rubicon 6spd: ARB Dana 44 covers F&R, Expedition One front bumper & swaybar skid, Hella driving lamps, JKS adjustable track bars F&R, MBRP SS off-road exhaust, OME HD springs and shocks, OME relocated SS, Rock Hard 4x4 gas tank skid, Rock Hard 4x4 oil pan skid, Rock Hard 4x4 rock sliders, Rock Hard 4x4 transfer case skid, Spidertrax wheel spacers, Superwinch LP8500 Gen 1

2002 Subaru WRX: Cobb intake, Mishimoto aluminum radiator, Kartboy short throw shifter and bushings

1960 CJ-6: Never ending project rig

Build Threads:

JKUR - http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f96/j...hread-1522982/

CJ6 - http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/jo...hread-1347975/

WJ - http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/...auren-1033184/




"BFG makes some good rubbers, if they sold condoms I'd buy them" -Owen Horner
jopolly3 is offline  
post #26 of 740 Old 01-27-2009, 10:37 PM
QuadraTokn
Registered User
 
QuadraTokn's Avatar
1930 WJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 4,955
Quote:
Originally Posted by nierace View Post
Since you have a I6 you don't need a 242HD, in fact if you got a 242HD you would have to swap your input from your 247 over in order to mate it to your transmission.

Go on car-part.com and look for a selec-trac transfercase for a I6, and you should even be able to use your existing drive shaft with that.
be careful on car-part.com when looking up '99 WJ transfer cases - for that year they dont specify if its from a V8 or I6 so you may get the wrong one unless you tell them you have a 2000 or something.

I got a '99 I6 t-case for my '99 V8, installed it and the input shaft was too short so I had to drive all the way back to the yard. Got an '03 HD at another yard.

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK: Valhalla Fabrication

NEW Dana 44a Axle Truss and Skid !
WJ Grand Cherokee Tube Doors For Sale !
ZJ Grand Cherokee Tube Doors For Sale !
PARTS FOR SALE from 10 WJ Grand Cherokees ! !
QuadraTokn is offline  
post #27 of 740 Old 01-27-2009, 10:38 PM
CaribouLouWJ
Registered User
2007 WK 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Yermoms house
Posts: 2,282
Yeah, i searched for '02, so I think I'm good?

2007 WK Overland
5.7 Hemi, 18% tint, baby seats
2000 F350 PSD CC LB
2001.5 B5S4 500awhp gutted track car
2002 WJ Limited
4.7 HO, 6.5" LA, 37's, JK 44's SOLD
CaribouLouWJ is offline  
post #28 of 740 Old 01-28-2009, 05:24 AM Thread Starter
nierace
Web Wheeler
 
nierace's Avatar
2003 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: CT
Posts: 8,240
Quote:
Originally Posted by CaribouLouWJ View Post
Yeah, i searched for '02, so I think I'm good?
You're not running a SYE at 8" ??

I wouldn't get the 242HD for your application because there is no SYE for it, though you could get something custom made...you'd be better off with a 231HD and a SYE. (though you wont get full time 4wd then)

Nickerdoodle
03 WJ 4.7 242HD Kolak/IRO 5" Clayton LA's
35" BFGoodrich KM2
sira4x4.net North East Offroad Club
www.carolinadriveline.com
www.ironrockoffroad.com
kolak@aol.com
nierace is offline  
post #29 of 740 Old 01-28-2009, 12:17 PM
CaribouLouWJ
Registered User
2007 WK 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Yermoms house
Posts: 2,282
Quote:
Originally Posted by nierace View Post
You're not running a SYE at 8" ??

I wouldn't get the 242HD for your application because there is no SYE for it, though you could get something custom made...you'd be better off with a 231HD and a SYE. (though you wont get full time 4wd then)
Never had the need for it, I have no vibes even at 90mph.

What about a Rubicon Tcase then?

2007 WK Overland
5.7 Hemi, 18% tint, baby seats
2000 F350 PSD CC LB
2001.5 B5S4 500awhp gutted track car
2002 WJ Limited
4.7 HO, 6.5" LA, 37's, JK 44's SOLD
CaribouLouWJ is offline  
post #30 of 740 Old 01-28-2009, 08:53 PM
NothingMan
Registered User
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Franklin, TN
Posts: 29
great write up..just picked up a 242hd today..does the crossmember or mounting for the t-case change any from the 247 to the 242 or does all that bolt right up?
NothingMan is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
247 to 242HD swap questions Kramer H ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 11 12-10-2013 05:54 PM
247-->242HD Swap, where to buy wiring? bill38jeep ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 15 01-17-2010 12:10 PM
just finished 247 to 242HD swap, now having shifting problems kmd1776 ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 5 07-25-2009 04:21 PM
247-242HD swap help reconbyfire ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 6 02-13-2009 01:27 PM
247 -> 242HD swap "Yoke question" UUJ1 ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 4 04-18-2008 02:18 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome