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  1. kfrosty

    Welding a small hole in a NP242 Transfer case

    So basically welding or JB weld you have to do the same? I'm going to pull the drain plug and let it drain, I've got a small soldering torch I'll spot heat and go from there.
  2. kfrosty

    Welding a small hole in a NP242 Transfer case

    JB Weld it is then. I'll drill some holes in Aluminum and practice on that. Thanks for the input. I'm just happy it's not as bad as I thought it was going to be. Something broke in the dark, we pulled it out think it was a half shaft. Turned out to be the Front shaft. While pulling it up...
  3. kfrosty

    Welding a small hole in a NP242 Transfer case

    P.S. If nothing else, can anybody verify the NP 242 is aluminum?
  4. kfrosty

    Welding a small hole in a NP242 Transfer case

    Yes, you are correct on the size. Probably about a pea size, it just likes kind of big because i got the camera up close to get a clear picture. You could stick a pick up gum in it to fill it up. Epoxy would be the easier route, but thought I'd figure out how to use my welders on something...
  5. kfrosty

    Welding a small hole in a NP242 Transfer case

    The oil drain plug is lower than this hole. So I can get the oil out, scuff and degrease it. JB Weld was something else I thought up but not sure how much I should trust it. Plus I bought these welders for situations just like these. The JB Weld, would you trust it as a permenant solution...
  6. kfrosty

    Welding a small hole in a NP242 Transfer case

    To me it looks like Aluminum but would like to verify. The hole is not bad and it's in a corner as you can see in the picture. I was going to pull it but have it up on my lift and now contemplating on trying to weld it without pulling it out. (I've purchased a replacement in case I can't get...
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