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post #1 of 11 Old 06-24-2010, 09:06 PM Thread Starter
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Best solution for a easy Transfer case swap?

I am starting to look into doin a T-case swap in the future and wanted to find a swap that would be a good strong upgrade but that would be fairley easy and wouldn't require to many modifications. Is there anyone who can give me some advice to guide me in the right direction?


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Rubicon 241. 4:1 Low Range, has a fixed yoke output, and can even be made to get the 4wd light to come on. It is also stronger than the factory 231.

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what are you wanting out of a transfercase swap? 231's are good cases, you can get 4 to 1 gears, super short SYE's, 2 low, cable shifter, etc..
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Rubicon 241. 4:1 Low Range, has a fixed yoke output, and can even be made to get the 4wd light to come on. It is also stronger than the factory 231.
you see alot of broken 231's? that arent taken out by a worn out front driveshaft/
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I never said it was a lot stronger, or there was any particular issues with the 231. I agree with you, it is a good case. I think if you are going to be dropping money on an SYE and 4:1, you might as well get a case that is setup like that. I am assuming the OP is looking for a new solution because something happened to his current one.

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I am starting to look into doin a T-case swap in the future and wanted to find a swap that would be a good strong upgrade but that would be fairley easy and wouldn't require to many modifications. Is there anyone who can give me some advice to guide me in the right direction?
why do you want to swap the t-case?
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I wanted to start a Rubi case vs 231 with SYE and 4 to 1 gear set, but that seems like it borderlines hijack.

So I will say my 241 must've had a bad casting cause it had multiple cracks in it.

I think it's very close between the 231 with 4 to 1 and sye and the Rubi case. You could always do the 6 planetary and the hd chain swap, i think you'd be better off doing those mods on the 231.

But like everyone else is saying why do you want to swap your tcase?

I'd say stak or atlas, but its going to take some mods to fit and get them to work.
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I don't really see the point of upgrading to a Rubi 241 it's a fair amount of work especially for the older jeeps that were not made for it. I think upgrading the 231 or going to a Dana 300 with a flip kit are your best cheap options. You can upgrade the 231 with a 4:1 gears, SYE, and it will be plenty strong. Is the 241 stronger yes, but is it really needed not really IMO.

If the sky is the limit I think the only place to look as at an Atlas.

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Didn't mention it before, but if you got crazy you could do the 231/300 doubler, there are 2 manufacturers over on pirate that sell kits to do it.
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