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Transfer case just exploded on the freeway

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So. I have a new to me 2007 2500 4x4 with the 5.9 and 48Re. I was just on the freeway (20 minutes ago) and cruising at 70 when the vehicle started vibrating noticeably (not bad, but made me question if it was the road or the vehicle) so I slowed to 60 and it seemed to get worse. As I was pulling onto the shoulder it started shuddering and at around 30 MPH I heard the big clatter. Transfer case spilled its guts all over the road. 80% of the case is gone.

I forgot to ask my question:Is there a separate fluid circuit for the transfer case, or is it tied to the transmission. Also,if I pull the guts and the front driveshaft can I limp around in 2WD while I track down parts?