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Transfer case ?s

Do the 1988 idi diesels have the same transfer case as the powerstroke years? Were there any differences in transmissions or mounting either?

I'm looking at buying an 89 idi with a blown transfer case and want to see what the repairs will cost me.
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I am about 95% sure they (the 88) and OBS PSD's came factory with BW 1356 transfer cases. Since powerstroke and IDI tranny's interchange (with the exception of torque converters), that would also show that both transfer cases are the same.

I would try to just find another transfer case. BW 1356's were used for a long time, they are a dime a dozen it seems.

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Thanks for the info! That should be a real easy fix.

Is there a way to test the transfer cases before I pull one?
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