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Doing a sye and driveshaft tomorrow. Do I have to emply the fluid out of the transfer case before disconecting it from the transmission? Also any helpful time saving tips are always welcome.
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You don't have to, but it makes it easier to remove the drain plug while its still attached (they can sometimes be really tight) and just throw a catch pan or bucket under there. Otherwise, you will have to have a way to hold it down to remove it on a bench...like hug it:).

A pair of lock ring pliers make life easy doing SYE's if you have or can borrow some. Just be sure to clean all the mating surfaces good, and I prefer to use Mopar ATF RTV, but Ultra Black RTV will suffice. Buttoning it all up only to find a leak really can make for a grumpy day! Just take your time and don't force anything and all should be well.
 

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You won't have to drain any fluid before taking the transfer case off the tranny. There is no oil in between the tranny and transfer case. It is a sealed unit.
 

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All went good. Thanks for the tips. Now I had my pinion set up for 4" lift with transfer case drop. I got rid of the transfer case drop after the sye. Do I need to adjust my pinion angle again?
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Yes you'll have to move it again. You'll want to point the pinion directly at the t-case output shaft for the new cv driveshaft. You'll probably run in to issues with the shock hitting the spring pad and the track bar location. I did with a 4inch lift anyhow. One mod lead to another lead to another leads to another...... Lol
 
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