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Old 04-05-2010, 10:03 AM
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Hey, I posted before about taking the transfer-case(NP208) out of my '82 K5. Well I took it out and put a replacement in, and just took the old case apart. I had removed this case because it was making loud grinding noises and I thought it was toast. When I took it apart, the internals looked brand new and there was no metal flakes I could see. This is my first T-case so maybe they all look new inside?. It look in good shape anyways. When I put the half of the case down that the output shaft slides into(the side without all the gears), I heard a clinking. I looked in and the bearing for the output shaft was just sitting loosely. I took it apart and checked the bearing out, It seemed tight and span freely so I carefully taped it back into place. I was wondering if I could use this as a spare case now? or will the bearing likely just fall out again? Has anyone else had this happen? Could bad pinion angles maybe cause this? I noticed as well that the case had no actual gaskets in place, just the black liquid gasket. Could this case be the victim of a poor mans rebuild? I got the truck in Nov of '08 and the case broke, or maybe just fell apart, In Oct '09(just for reference). Thanks for the help guys!

Steven.
 
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Old 04-05-2010, 10:12 AM
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If anything keep it around for spare parts. I've built 2 out of 1 before
 
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Old 04-06-2010, 10:12 AM
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Alright, will do. Is that bearing usually pressed in do you know?
 
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