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post #1 of 3 Old 01-04-2011, 10:40 AM Thread Starter
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quick question about a 242 vs 242hd case

ok, are the housings themselves the same? I'm asking for a friend who has a 242 case, and found a 242HD in a local yard for cheap, but the housing is cracked from the wreck. does anyone here know if the guts from the HD will swap into the regular 242 housing??

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post #2 of 3 Old 01-04-2011, 03:03 PM
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The case halves are the same. The HD has cone on the rear output. That is the only difference on the exterior of the cases, but it is a bolt on separate piece which will bolt onto the 242j.

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post #3 of 3 Old 01-04-2011, 03:20 PM
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I think the case back half is wider to accomodate for the wider HD chain.. I dont know for sure though

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