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Old 01-01-2012, 04:13 PM   #11
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Re: I want to chop off my transfer case lever - Am I crazy?

Thanks for all the feedback everybody. If I don't hear a serious objection by mid week, I'll probably go for it.

I'll probably stick with my original plan. I think I need more leverage than a shortie would provide. On a related note, I'm not worried about making it stiff and hard to engage - it already is
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Old 01-01-2012, 05:48 PM   #12
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Re: I want to chop off my transfer case lever - Am I crazy?

I did it on a recent conversion, worked great. Cut it a few inches above the floor, sleeved the upper section and drilled/tapped it for a set screw.
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Old 01-01-2012, 11:01 PM   #13
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Re: I want to chop off my transfer case lever - Am I crazy?

SMB West put short levers (cut the originals, thread the ends, screw the knobs back on) on my Atlas transfer case to allow the seat to swivel. They're a bit more difficult to operate but work well enough.
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Old 01-02-2012, 06:30 AM   #14
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Re: I want to chop off my transfer case lever - Am I crazy?

What is required for drivers seat to swivel? (other than this clearance of shifters) I assume this swivel was an option?
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Old 01-02-2012, 06:58 AM   #15
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I want to chop off my transfer case lever - Am I crazy?

Quigley actually offers what they call a Breakover Shifter for that purpose. I had it done on my build. It unscrews out of the floor while in camp. I do not know that you could add it easily but you could call them.
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Old 01-02-2012, 09:47 AM   #16
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Re: I want to chop off my transfer case lever - Am I crazy?

Quigley offers the removable lever. But you could probably cut it, then tap and die the ends.

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Old 01-02-2012, 11:04 AM   #17
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Re: I want to chop off my transfer case lever - Am I crazy?

You're from Arcata and you're worried about looking crazy for shortening your shifter?
Arcata has changed since my last visit.
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Old 01-02-2012, 01:39 PM   #18
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Re: I want to chop off my transfer case lever - Am I crazy?

Rest easy. Arcata hasn't changed a bit. And I've never claimed not to be crazy in other respects.

It's just that I'd never seen such a modification and wanted to be sure that there wasn't a deal breaker that I had overlooked. Thanks to all the great feedback here it looks like there isn't, so I'm defiantly going to get it done before our next trip.
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