The Spicer/Dana 18 was used on the first CJs and their military counterparts until 1971. It was also used on all other trucks until around 1965. From 1941-71 front & rear output shafts on lower end of case were used. 1941-68 have a dual shift lever, while 1968-71 V6 models have a single shift lever. All gears are stamped with 18-8-XX.
The iconic Dana 18 transfer case is a sturdy part of your vintage Jeep that you can definitely rely on. However, there comes a time when you have to replace parts of your transfer case. Maybe you were one of the lucky ones who found this war-proven transfer case attached to a T86 transmission for sale. Even better if you found the stronger T90 transmission for sale with the transfer case connected to it. Chances are the model 18 is in need of replacement parts in both situations. 4WD.com is here to help you rebuild this vital power-output device with a variety of high-quality parts, because we all know this transfer case is just too good to let it retire.
Reliable Parts for a Proven Transfer Case
The highly capable model 18 transfer case is compact, durable and lightweight. Luckily, it is also easy to rebuild. It is definitely crucial to replace particular heat-stressed, friction-worn and torque-stretched items in your transfer case, especially considering that you are hitting the off-road trails quite often. 4WD.com has reliable parts for your Dana 18 transfer case for sale. They are direct OE replacements from premium brands such as Crown Automotive and Omix-ADA.
Important Maintenance for Your Transfer Case
With proper maintenance, you are able to prolong the life of your transfer case and save a lot of money. Make sure you check the fluid level in regular service intervals, but definitely with every oil change. The same goes for checking for leaks. Changing the fluid every so often goes a long way, too. It is highly recommended to use quality fluid that protects from corrosion, reduces operating temperatures, controls thermal runaway and offers superior film strength.
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