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Old 11-01-2012, 02:31 PM
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Originally Posted by subzali View Post
Just another thing to throw in to the mix: a 3spd t-case, while having slightly lower gearing than a 4spd t-case, has straight cut gears vs. helical cut gears, so is louder than the 4spd t-case. Don't know if that matters to you, you're already used to it.
It's not a quiet ride but not terribly loud. Guess I don't know anything otherwise. Hell it's gonna be weird having a extra gear and a floor shifter.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:08 AM
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I saw your post on MUD and it looks like you have an 4 speed from an FJ40. Let's find some time to look over all the other parts to see if there are any other "gotchas" and then get on with scheduling a weekend for the swap.
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Old 11-02-2012, 12:43 PM
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You should probably read this thread too - I know Zepp had to scavenge some parts off of his '76 while in the middle of his conversion, stuff he didn't think of.
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