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I have a 1994 Bravada with AWD. The AWD does not have a low range. I assume that I can put a transfer case out of a Blazer, Jimmy, S-10 etc. I would like to install a push button type instead of the shift type. Does anyone know what parts I need and the years of the donor vehicle I can use. Any info is greatly appreciated.

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I would recommend that you sell the bravada and buy a truck that has a low range to begin with. Maybe a 4runner, or pathfinder, or Cherokee, or Explorer.
 

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The Pirate way would be to swap the T-case, axles, frame, body, engine and trans. <IMG SRC="smilies/skull.gif" border="0">

AWD sucks, sell it to a soccer mom and get a true 4x4 <IMG SRC="smilies/cool.gif" border="0">
 

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Thanks for the obvious answer. I know that I can put in a transfer casee out of an S-10 but I don't know the specifics.

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try offroad.com in there s10 forum. there is one person on there that changed his bravada. and if you cant find him im sure somebody can help.

i figure the easiest way and best way would be to change to the stick style shifter(less electronics to fail) you can always jury rig a stick if something happens to it.

But then again everyone is right sell the bravada and get a real 4wd. I'm fet up with my blazer and am selling it to get a jeep because if i keep investing money in this blazer it would be pointless. It is best to start with a good platform for 4wheelin and an s10 requires too much work and such to get what i want.
 

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I hear Subaru's have kick ass t-cases! <IMG SRC="smilies/thefinger.gif" border="0"> J/K!! <IMG SRC="smilies/thefinger.gif" border="0">
 

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The Bravada holds the distinction of being the first SUV the was not meant to see even a little bit of off road driving. Changing the transfercase is not going to help much.
SELL IT!!
 

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The Bravada is the same as the Blazer/Jimmy of the same year. You can change it over easily enough with factory parts. My bro did the opposite on his 93 S10 - its true AWD now instead of part-time 4x4.

You basically need to do change the transfer case and "adjust" the driveshafts. To be correct, you will need to change the front axle (or parts thereof) to make it part-time. The part-time version uses a CAD setup. You could also stick with the full-time front diff and avoid the hassles people have getting is to engage and disengage.

All-in-all however, these trucks aren't too sh!t-hot for real wheeling, being IFS and all. IMHO, swap in a solid axle for the front, spring-over on the rear, and get the manual-shift t-case from the Blazer/Jimmy/S10 cousins.
 
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