Transfer case rebuild - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 Old 09-14-2012, 08:39 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 26
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Transfer case rebuild

I am in need of assistance. I am planning on having my transmission rebuilt (4R100), and I figured while it was out I would rebuild the transfer case. Not relying on my basic wrenching skills for the transmission (I will pay to have this done, better warranty coverage), but I figured I could rebuild the transfer case. Is there a step by step process for this, or just start removing hardware and replacing the bearings and seals? Any help is always appreciated, there are some terrific resources here and just reading some of the threads has made me a better 7.3L owner.

2000 F250 mostly stock
4R100 transmission
Electronic 4WD
JesterCL65 is offline  
post #2 of 3 Old 09-14-2012, 09:03 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 6,319
Thanks: 7
Thanked 253 Times in 244 Posts
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Quoted: 101 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
It depends on what kind of a "rebuild" you're going to do...

They are very, very, simple inside. If what you want to do is to have a look, maybe replace the forks, chain, even a gear or two, you don't need any special tools or knowledge.

BUT, if you are going to truly rebuild the whole thing and change all the seals & bearings, you should invest in the special Ford tool kit for doing this. It's not as bad as it seems, there have been so many dealerships gone "belly-up" you can find these kits for @$100 and, when you're done, sell it to the next guy who needs it (I did this not long ago and actually still have one of these to sell )

Here's what it looks like, but again, you only really need this if you're doing a complete tear-down...
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	TC-Kit.jpg
Views:	273
Size:	57.9 KB
ID:	43069  
NoRalPh is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 09-14-2012, 01:24 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 26
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Sounds like the best course of action to take is to open it up and see what it needs. Any recommendation for where I should purchase the kit or parts? If I decide to to a complete rebuild, I will talk to you about the special tool.
JesterCL65 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome