@Jramos013 , thanks for reminding me I almost forgot.Any updates?
that is correct, all np242's essentially have a mechanical torque biasing diff built in so there is no electrical connections besides the shift position indicator and the speedo sensorMechanical to the best of my knowledge. If you watch some Liberty's had a 242 in them and their shift lever has the shift pattern on it.
This swap sounds very interesting. I might start gathering parts to work on it later on.
i was googling info and found this shifter, it might solve the shifter gate issue.
Novak Conversions SK2X Adjustable Transfer-Case Shifter Linkage for NP231, NP242 & NP207 Transfer CaseFits transfer cases NP231, 207 & 242. The Novak shifter's universal nature and wide range of adjustability puts the installer in control of the installation, with the design freedom needed to suit their particular situation and preferences.www.quadratec.com
See it you can find the Xj cage the the transfer case shifter went through so you can see what position the shit case has for each slot in the cage, the np242 has the additional stop position for full time 4wd hi, vs the single one on the 231
Forgot to mention on the 3 swaps I did, I also switched out the shift gate and the associated bezel showing the positiond
Is there something else I am missing or is this what you are talking about them saying it isn't recommended?
@Jramos013 , thanks for reminding me I almost forgot.
I just picked up the transfer case yesterday for $100 that came off a '01 XJ with about 100k ish miles. not too worried about mileage since there really aren't any parts to be worn down. took some pics of the tag yesterday and once i get off work ill send some more.
Also picked up this weird instatrunk looking thing for the tj by bestop but it goes all the way to the front seats so you can't put in the rear seat while it is in. tried to look for more info online but came up blank. Will probably list it for sale later on since once the days get warmer I will be needing the back seat again.
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