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Old 08-25-2012, 08:52 PM   #1
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4 wheel drive not properly connected

so i just realized that my 4 wheel drive shifter lever is not properly connected. its not hinged properly on the bracket attached to the tub.
I have a 2 inch t-case drop. Is that going to prevent 4 wheel drive lever from working properly? and how can i fix this problem with out taking the skid plate off?
how do i Get MY 4x4 BACK???


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Just have a buddy help you shove it back in the hole. That's what I did lol.
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I just re positioned the pivot lever or whatever it is. But it seems like there is way too much torque on the opposite point where its anchored to the t-case. And it jams when I try to go from 4L back down toward 2wd. What gives? No one said a t-case drop would rob me of 4WD!
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These photos illustrate where the lever is hinging. And where the green gas it is is where I'm having problems now.
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I have a 2 inch t-case drop.
found the problem.

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Is that going to prevent 4 wheel drive lever from working properly?
yes.

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and how can i fix this problem with out taking the skid plate off?
how do i Get MY 4x4 BACK???
get rid of the t-case drop, put the linkage back together and adjust it. if the jeep is lifted, you'll probably need a CV rear driveshaft, which also requires adjustable control arms and a slip yoke eliminator.

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Old 08-25-2012, 10:35 PM   #8
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found the problem.


yes.


get rid of the t-case drop, put the linkage back together and adjust it. if the jeep is lifted, you'll probably need a CV rear driveshaft, which also requires adjustable control arms and a slip yoke eliminator.

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HAHA i want to do that soooo bad. no money. and i want a d44 in back. so id need a different drive shaft? since the d44 yoke is bigger than the d35. I dont feel like getting two shafts out of impatience. it will cost in the thousands. not a realistic solution right now, im afraid.
SYE+CV drive shaft+D44= a ton of money. plus i'd wnat new tires and have to regear the front...

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