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post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-16-2000, 08:21 PM
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5- speed for 72 k5???

ok heres the deal...# 1 i'm over from the suzuki samurai board... so please cut me some slack.# 2 my uncle is building up his k5 blazer for the 3rd or 4th time...this time he has mounted a chevey astro van body on his frame(after he steached it of coarse)his a tuned port 350 ,drag locker in rear ,205 transfer case monster axles on it .
the ? is ...he would like to have a 5-speed behind it.
he knows there are 4-speeds ,3-speeds(rare),turbo400s and 350s that will bolt up to the bell housing and transfer case.is there a 5 speed that willl bolt up ?a heavy duty kit that can bolt a heavy duty 5 -speed tranny to both his bell housing and and transfer case ? what are his options?

any help would be wounderful
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-16-2000, 10:45 PM
 
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Re: 5- speed for 72 k5???

The animal you seek (5 speed manual transmission that's heavy duty) would be an NV4500. Not sure what adapter he'd need to bolt the NV4500 to the t-case though, but I bet www.advanceadapters would have an adapter if anyone would... [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/crazy.gif[/img] I'm sure the other guys (or the gals) here know more about that than I do though... Oops, forgot to mention that the NV4500 doesn't need an adapter to bolt to the Chevy 350..

Can you share some pics of that beast, sounds cool...

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post #3 of (permalink) Old 10-20-2000, 06:46 PM
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Re: 5- speed for 72 k5???

the adapter that you would need (advance adaptors) is for the transfer case. as mentioned, the nv4500 bolts right up to the block, the t/c needs the adapter and shaft mods. but it all dpends on the type of t/c used.

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