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Old 12-01-2008, 06:27 PM   #1
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Looking for a prop shaft disconnect for a 1998 S10 Blazer 4wd auto. Dealers want to install it. Looking to do it myself at home, for reduced cost. Can anyone recommend a source?

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Old 12-01-2008, 06:27 PM   #2
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Looking for a prop shaft disconnect for a 1998 S10 Blazer 4wd auto. Dealers want to install it. Looking to do it myself at home, for reduced cost. Can anyone recommend a source?

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Old 12-02-2008, 03:20 PM   #3
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Does your transfer case have a neutral position? If if does you won't need a driveshaft disconnect. Some 4bys have a floor mounted stick to manually shift the transfer case others use the push buttons. Info should be in your owners manual.

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I thought you could buy the kit from Remco direct.

OTOH, I was thinking that Lee had an excellent point. Many if not most GM 4x4's are flat towable without a kit.
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Old 12-03-2008, 03:55 AM   #5
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I had a '98 Blazer, and it did not have a neutral position on the transfer case. I don't believe that feature was available until '99. That means some sort of mod will be necessary.

I don't think you can buy directly from Remco, but they will give you a list of dealers on their web site. I'd keep calling dealers until I found one nearby that would just order me the disconnect I needed.
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Remco was sold and its products are now owned/produced by two companies. Here is what Remco site says:

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Same Name, New Ownership

Remco is proud to introduce SuperFlow Technologies Group as the owners of the Remco driveshaft coupling product line and Aquatec Water Systems Inc. as the owner of the Remco lube pump product line. To order, simply call 1.800.228.2481 </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

It appears that you can now order direct via telephone. If you give it a shot, let us know if it works.
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Old 12-06-2008, 09:36 PM   #7
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Thanks for all the input. After searching Service Manuals

1. Neutral position on GM s10 family 4wd needs to have the Four button switch on dash , look in the glove box for Broadcast code NP8 I have NP1 - which is 3 button electic transfer shifter and the PWM (Pulse width Modulated) shifter motor is not capable to stop in the neutral position. You need -switch, new transfer case, new shifter motor, new controller box in left kick panel. and complete harness (aprox 10 more wires).

looked for a simple 4 position manual trasfer case shifter and linkage but this needs a transfer case input shaft for a manual shifter not the electric motor.

So -- I found Driveline service in Las Vegas will order and ship 2 weeks from the new owner(same people mfg parts) per Driveline for $830.00 shipped to my home. (I have to have it balanced)

Time to shovel snow and get the creeper oiled up.
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