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Old 04-14-2006, 04:21 PM   #1
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Need quick and accurate response!! PLEASE!!!!

I have an 89 wrangler YJ. my transfer case is cracked so i took it out. 1) my model number on the case is 231AMC it has 23 spline b/c i have a 6 cly man. trans...... Can i use a 231J model with my jeep???????? or do i need a 231AMC 2) a guy is selling rebuilt transfer cases on ebay that were cracked. He welds them inside and out.... how well will this hold??? i didn't think you could weld cast iron or if you did it wouldn't hold well????????? THanks guys. im deploying in 6 days so im looking for a quick and accurate response so i can get a case a put it on before i leave. MATT

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Old 04-14-2006, 10:32 PM   #2
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DO NOT buy a welded case. Period! NP says to toss the case and get a new one. Oh, and the 231 is an aluminum case, hence the reason why welding doesn't work well.

Also, a 231AMC case is the same as a 231J. The 231 AMC designator was dropped when Chrysler first bought AMC back in late '86. Your YJ just has a left over case.

P.S. - Great success with your deployment. Thanks for your service to us and our country. Semper Fi...

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Old 04-15-2006, 10:00 AM   #3
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Thanks a ton man, off to find a new transfer case.
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