Click here to visit LS1Tech
Click here to visit Performance Trucks
Click here to visit Mod Motor Tech
Click here to visit Modern Hemi

PerformanceTrucks.net Forums  

Go Back   PerformanceTrucks.net Forums > GENERAL MOTORS SPECIFIC FORUMS > GM Drivetrain & Suspension
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Register Albums FAQ Members Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read VendorsUsed CarsGarageStore TSBs & Recalls
Welcome to PerformanceTrucks.net Forums

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-30-2010, 07:43 AM   #1
Trader Rating: 7
Launching!
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Cocoa, FL
Posts: 203
Default How to remove my transfer case? 2003 2500 HD 4x4

2003 Silverado 2500HD ext cab long bed 4x4

My transfer case has to come out, so I was working on it last night. I got all the nuts taken off the studs that would seperate the TC from the trans, but I cannot figure out how to physically get the TC OUT of the truck. Do I need to take out the torsion bar crossmember? The crossmember sits 2" from the tail of the transfer case (2" of the transfer case extend PAST the crossmember), right on top of it.

If so, how do I go about SAFELY removing the torsion bars, crossmember, and how do I go about putting it back up after I put the transfer case up?
__________________

http://www.slightlytweakedracing.com/
2000 Trans Am - 5.7L/T56
Pulley, SLP Lid, Kaytek solid tensioner, ported TB, LTs, ORY, LS6 intake, adjustable struts & shocks, eibachs, cammed, 5.0, 7 LED shift light, C5 wheels, magnaflow catback, 275's on all corners...

Now, dead...
SpecV44 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2010, 09:06 AM   #2
Trader Rating: 13
On The Tree
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: SW of Chicago
Posts: 174
Default

If you are not pulling the trans. you will need to pull the crossmember out,I think kysilverado did good writeup of how to remove it in his 4L60-4L80 swap thread with lots of pics.I would look there!
__________________
03 Silverado SS AWD
408ci,F1R Procharger,HUGE A2W intercooler,83lb injectors,
WCCH Edelbrock 245cc heads,ATI Superpulley with 50mm cog belt
Rossler 4L85E,with rosslock transbrake
01 SOM WS6 LONGTUBES,LOUDMOUTH,6SP,FM13,NOS,MOSER 9"
88 GTA LS1 project
allballz57 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2010, 09:13 AM   #3
Trader Rating: 7
11 Second Truck Mod

 
KySilverado's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Central Kentucky
Posts: 5,446
Default

It will come out of the 1500 series without removing the torsion bar cross member. You have to slide it back far enough to get it off the studs and angle it down from there. Doing it this way, without removing the cross memeber, make it more difficult to do without damaging gasket and gasket surface from the studs scraping across them.
__________________

-Roger
SOLD 03 Silverado Z71 - 11.68 @ 114.2
FQuick Garage
KySilverado is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2010, 11:25 AM   #4
Trader Rating: 7
Launching!
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Cocoa, FL
Posts: 203
Default

So it would be beneficial to just remove the torsion bar cross member? From your post it seems like it would be safer that way. It doesnt seem like I have enough room to slide it back and tilt it down before it would start hitting on the transmission.
__________________

http://www.slightlytweakedracing.com/
2000 Trans Am - 5.7L/T56
Pulley, SLP Lid, Kaytek solid tensioner, ported TB, LTs, ORY, LS6 intake, adjustable struts & shocks, eibachs, cammed, 5.0, 7 LED shift light, C5 wheels, magnaflow catback, 275's on all corners...

Now, dead...
SpecV44 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2010, 11:41 AM   #5
Trader Rating: 13
TECH Fanatic
 
mhotrodscooter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: jennings,louisiana
Posts: 1,689
Default

you have to jack stands under the frame high enough that tires r off the ground then put good marks on torsion bars where they or @ to make sure u put them back in same place! get a good heavy duty C-clamp theirs a dip in the torsion keys on the side of the bolt where u adjust the height place C-clamp there to hold tenion & remove bolt & back off on c-champ till torison bar comes lose! side torison forward & remove key! hope this helps
__________________
Scooter
I am hard headed..
11.85@114 1.76 60' w/100shot
414/418
Lq4,milled 243's,Cam motion 228/233 .595/.578 113+4, PAC 1218, 90mm truck intake, x-link,pacesetter, 42# injectors, 3" true dauls, UDP,Areo 340 w/Hotwire, plx WB, Dave's nitrous outlet kit,Dual flowmasters, performabuilt lvl2, circle d 278mm 3200 converter, eaton LSD, 4:30 gears.
mhotrodscooter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2010, 12:02 PM   #6
Trader Rating: 7
11 Second Truck Mod

 
KySilverado's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Central Kentucky
Posts: 5,446
Default

If I were doing just the transfer case I wouldn't remove the torsion bars. Just be careful and an extra hand or two helps.
__________________

-Roger
SOLD 03 Silverado Z71 - 11.68 @ 114.2
FQuick Garage
KySilverado is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2010, 12:09 PM   #7
Trader Rating: 0
TECH Enthusiast

 
Mrgoodwrench3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
Posts: 508
Default

Slide it back, turn it sideways, drop it down. Very easy, not necessary to remove crossmember.
__________________
2010 Camaro 2SS, Kooks Long Tubes, Kooks Exhaust, Snow Methanol Injection, PFADT Suspension
Mrgoodwrench3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2010, 12:30 PM   #8
Trader Rating: 7
Launching!
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Cocoa, FL
Posts: 203
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mrgoodwrench3 View Post
Slide it back, turn it sideways, drop it down. Very easy, not necessary to remove crossmember.
good deal, I will try it tomorrow then. Thanks guys.
__________________

http://www.slightlytweakedracing.com/
2000 Trans Am - 5.7L/T56
Pulley, SLP Lid, Kaytek solid tensioner, ported TB, LTs, ORY, LS6 intake, adjustable struts & shocks, eibachs, cammed, 5.0, 7 LED shift light, C5 wheels, magnaflow catback, 275's on all corners...

Now, dead...
SpecV44 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2010, 12:30 PM
PerformanceTrucks
Ford F150




Paid Advertisement
Reply

Tags
2000, 2003, 2500, 2500hd, case, gm, hd, mod, removal, remove, silverado, ss, tranfer, transfer, transmission, z71


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:39 PM.

 



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2010, Crawlability, Inc.

PerformanceTrucks.net and InternetBrands, Inc. are not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company