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That's the first stepAwesome rig I can only dream
You clearly know what you're doing. VERY impressive.Here's the transfer case we are rebuilding/upgrading for this machine. We'll be replacing the ball bearings with roller bearings that can be properly pre-loaded. Also adding a pump that will be driven from the first idler shaft (which is also the slowest turning of the two idler shafts) that will deliver a steady oil flow to the top set of bearings as well as pushing the oil through the oil cooler. The flanged bearing adapters along with the yellow zinc plated caps are just a few of the new fabrications necessary for this upgrade.
Thanks for the kind words!You clearly know what you're doing. VERY impressive.
We've been able to reverse engineer the entire case and are considering building our own at some point but our gearcase will be fully machined and we'll probably have a couple different ratio options to choose from as well.Indeed, hard to find for sure. We paid $12K for a transfer case years ago from Jamaica and were glad to pay that. Luckily they are overbuilt.
Hey Rickv100, that's some interesting hardware there.
That is the first time I've seen that machine and it certainly looks interesting. However, my inspiration for the Cummins conversion came via a gentleman that goes by the screen name of trades2much on here. He had repowered a LAV150 for Linn county SWAT in Oregon and I was so impressed with his project that I picked up a Cummins commonrail and a Allison 1000 for my own. Additionally a lot of imagination and 3-D computer aided design made the curb appeal and creature comforts come to life.
I hear you: "Guarantee by the Manufacturer is Expressly Limited"!The T-looking things are the open gunner's-hatch doors. Each side of the hatch door has a vertical plate attached: when opened, the vertical piece hits the edge of the ring and holds the hatch door at roughly a 45 degree angle. Makes a decent little bullet trap to protect the gunners sides. Somewhat.
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