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Anybody familiar with Northwest Fab

Is anybody familiar with Northwest Fab and their "Black Box"? It's an underdrive unit built for fullsize trucks, but I just emailed them to see if the have an adapter for the ranger applications.
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underdrive pulleys? someone already makes them for the ranger.

what do you mean underdrive unit?
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It's a gearbox reducer, adds another low range to the transfer case.

http://northwestfab.com/blackbox.html
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Probably for the trans, liek the Klune unit.
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its a doubler like setup. just cleaner than the kits they make for 1354s.
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its a doubler like setup. just cleaner than the kits they make for 1354s.
Its a reduction box, its the same exact concept as a klune. I doubt they make one for our trucks though as we have a 5 bolt pattern with 25 spline IIRC.
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I emailed them earlier this morning trying to see if they have expanded their lineup to included our five bolt and 25 spline unit. Does anyone make a reduction gearbox for rangers? I was looking at KluneV and it doesn't look like they make anything either for the 5 bolt or the 25 spline setup. I looked into doing the 1350/1354 doubler but I'm not sure I am mechanically inclined enough to attempt to process.
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What I meant to ask earlier was has anyone ran their units or can account for the quality of their stuff.
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What I meant to ask earlier was has anyone ran their units or can account for the quality of their stuff.
From what I hear they make great products and have great service.

Fyi, Ive contacted klune multiple times about making a underdrive unit for our trucks, every time I ask they say they have no plans to make one.
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hmm...and my list keeps growing.
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