You came to the right place! If you converted to an actual manual transfer case and got an older tailshaft housing for the mounts of the manual shifter, it will not have a hole for the speed sensor, and the only tailshaft housing you can use that has those would be a 02 or 03 Level 2 housing. I can't find any on eBay now but if you even just call around to junkyards I'm sure one of them will have one. You can try junkyards and hope you can find one. The Ford Ranger name began as a trim package option that was made available for Ford's full size trucks. .
I had to tell him well I kind of need it for my truck don't I!?? The transfer case is a main component to the four-wheel-drive system and can be removed with moderate automotive repair knowledge. My registration has expired too and my speedometer doesn't work because of this. Ford subsequently changed the Courier name to Ranger and began producing the compact truck. Sure, you will lose your T case shifting but you can get ready registered. I can't remember which years came with what, but I believe the 4x4 indicator lights on your dash have a different plug in to the case your truck originally had to what this one has, and I believe older trucks unsure of years got their speed from a gear in the T case one of those two things may be what your last picture is Anyways, easiest way to solve your problem is to put your old extension housing back on.
I already got the front drive shaft out of a 97 ford explorer and got the correct rear tailshaft housing for my transmission to hook up to the transfer case and even pulled the shifter off and got that all hooked up. I can't register my truck without the speedometer not working. I'll try and get some pics up. Now, this next step would have been easier with the qictures I am unable to find, but I'll explain them: A member ran into the same problem as you, and fabricated mounts that bolted on with the same bolts that held in the tailshaft housing. Everything is in decent shape. I feel quezy about this. For those of you who are naturally curious and do not know, A transfer case is used to transfer energy from the transmission to the front and rear axle assemblies, which are connected to the wheels of your vehicle and cause them to move forward and backwards, so obviously an important component of your vehicle.
Do not use any tools to pry the transfer case apart from the extension housing. Ford won't have that part. You are hunting a needle in a haystack. That I would need to find a 2002-2003 fx level2 rearshaft housing before he can help me. That will buy you some time until you can find one, if you can find one. I prefer not to ship. This is the way that would probably work out best for you, as it'll be hard to find a L2 tailshaft you have a 2 year range, and many were made as autos I asked the guy if he still had the tailshaft housing out of my transmission to try to go back to the original electronic transfer case and he said no.
At least I know where I stand now. The seller hasn't been on here for 12 days and I have a feeling he won't be back on here. I can't find any on eBay now but if you even just call around to junkyards I'm sure one of them will have one. My check engine light is on as well but thats just because the wiring is not hooked up. Set the bolts aside on a clean rag or towel. Set the front of the rear drive shaft on the ground, leaving the rear of the drive shaft connected at the rear axle.
The bezel is the only thing damaged. A screw hole is broken. If you converted to an actual manual transfer case and got an older tailshaft housing for the mounts of the manual shifter, it will not have a hole for the speed sensor, and the only tailshaft housing you can use that has those would be a 02 or 03 Level 2 housing. Your can probably confirm the expected by pulling the code s. The transfer case is the Manual 1354 I believe. New to the forum not sure if I replied right. The vehicle drives fine and the driveshaft components all mesh with no vibrations ect but now just looking for some help what to do next on the wiring aspect.
He did a lot of realigning to get everything right, but what they essentially did was act as the missing bosses for the shift arm, going where it would be on manual cases and sturdy enough to handle the shifting. Remove all five bolts that secure the transfer case to the extension housing, using a socket wrench and socket; turn the bolts counter-clockwise to remove them. This is all located in Brighton Colorado. Set the four bolts aside on a clean rag or towel. What do you think I should do? Your best bet would be to find someone that will pass your truck and use a gps for speed.
You are hunting a needle in a haystack. I guess I just don't know what to do. My truck has been sitting like the for a year because I can't find anything online to get it working. In 1983, Ford owned 25 percent of the automobile company Mazda, and had the rights to the Mazda Courier, a compact truck that Ford had been importing since 1972. Also 02 was just a fx4 and 03 is the level 2. Locate the extension housing between the transfer case and transmission this is where the transfer case is connected to the transmission output shaft.
Wish the guy would have told me that before we got all the parts put on my truck. Sure, you will lose your T case shifting but you can get ready registered. Transfer case prices vary depending on the make, model and year of your vehicle so in order to get an accurate quote from us, you will need to give us a call or just simply fill out the contact information form located down at the bottom so we can get in touch with you. . This guy really screwed me by not putting the correct housing on and then not having mine when I needed it back.