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more tranfer case ?s

ok so i pulled the tcase out of my doner truck and when i separated the tcase and the tranny fluid came out a lot of fluid where did that fluid come from? did it come from my tranny or my tcase? and what fluid do i need for my 5 speed tranny and for my tcase?


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its filled with ATF fluid.. should have drained it before taking it apart..

if i remember correctly the R1 also takes ATF
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so just pick up atf and drain my tranny first then take it apart??
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you really should have someone that knows what they're doing help you with this.
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Use Mercon ATF and drain the t-case when you take it off. I remember someone saying that the t-case and tranny share a little fluid.
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you really should have someone that knows what they're doing help you with this.
wtf that supost to mean all it is add fluid thats it holy crap its not rocket science its not that had to swap a manual tcase
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i understand that they share fluid too i just didnt know what kind to add back in
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how much did you pay for your manual t-case i really want one and it will probably be my next purchase in awhile though of course.
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haha i am swapping my electric one for it have payed nothing i got it from by buddy's uncle and his personal junk yard and its the only one in the yard
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haha thats cool cant beat free. what all goes into the swap is it just unbolt bolt or do you have to mess with wires and that goods, also what do you plan for the 4 wheel on the fly switch?
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its just plug and play basically since im swapping it into a 94 and they come out of a 90 to 97 all the stuff lines up perfect idk about 98+ trucks yeah unbolt add fluids and gasket and bolt back together
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the transmission and transfer case do not share fluids!

when you took the transfer case off the transmission that fluid is transmission fluid not transfer case fluid.

the transfer case is sealed up all on its own.
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the transmission and transfer case do not share fluids!

when you took the transfer case off the transmission that fluid is transmission fluid not transfer case fluid.

the transfer case is sealed up all on its own.
I read that from here and it was said by a long time member.
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well they were wrong. lol

ive had mine off several times. and i know for a fact they do not share fluids.
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Technically the transfer case and transmission can share fluid. We are talking a very little bit. So I would upgrade the trans fluid either at the same time or soon after. Ideally you should have the trans flushed with the new fluid.

Im not big on royal purple. Just for the fact it can be hard to find. Mobil 1 on the other hand is much easier to find and is about the same or better in some tests.
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he is wrong.. if you ever pull the t-case from the trans you will see that they do not share fluids.. thus why you can work on the t-case off the truck and your trans isnt dripping fluid all over the floor...
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wtf that supost to mean all it is add fluid thats it holy crap its not rocket science its not that had to swap a manual tcase
You don't even know what fluid it takes.
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he is wrong.. if you ever pull the t-case from the trans you will see that they do not share fluids.. thus why you can work on the t-case off the truck and your trans isnt dripping fluid all over the floor...
I thought so but I have never pulled a t-case from a tranny so I was't sure.
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i take that back i worded wrong..

you will get some fluid coming out of the trans if the t-case is removed.. but you will notice that like Beard said its sealed from the trans fluid.. being that where both trans and t-cases the fluids dont sit in the same area... that make sense?
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thank you beard i was hoping you would comment on this because i knew you would know the answer.

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Have you done this swap or even taken your tcase out? and you wouldn't think that a 5 speed would take atf hence the name automatic transmission fluid.
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the way an R1 is designed heavy weight oil like in older 5-speeds really wouldnt be a good idea..
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well i don't know much about the tranny that's y i asked i can swap out anything but ask me to rebuild a tranny and i wouldn't even know were to start other than get the tranny out of the truck

thanks stone for the help
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The tailshaft can sometimes fill with atf from either the tranny or t-case if the rear seal on the tranny goes or the front seal on the t-case. The older ranger trannys actually didn't even have real seals in them and just counted on the seal between the tranny and t-case to keep the fluid in. When I pulled my 1350 off and swapped it for the 1354 I took a bath in atf because the seal on the front of the 1350 had let go at some point and filled that space up. As long as both boxes are kept up to the proper level it doesnt matter if that space ends up filled, they use the same fluid.
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