Good luck finding the hydraulic pedal set up. The old hole may be patched using a piece of sheet metal cut to size to cover the old hole, and attached to the floor pan by sheet metal screws or pop rivets. This necessitated snaking the shifter lever back out from under the dash, and then bending up. In the last four months, I've become sort of an expert on these transmissions: two of them were just sold on ebay; I've got two, I now have two of the Hurst shifters for them bayonette style, with a shift mechanism and rods that are unique to these transmissions , and had one of mine rebuilt. Good luck and keep us appraised on the progress, pics are always welcomed. The truck does everything I need it to do just fine.
The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow. However, I would never consider or assume any installation of a transmission that did not come in the vehicle was going to be 100% bolt in: 1. In any event, our customer service is always available to help you resolve whatever issues may arise in your conversion. I have toyed with the idea of lift kits, engine swaps and tranny swaps but I am afraid of screwing it up. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android compatible smartphone running Android 5.
In any event, we can discuss your specific application and make suggestions and include any parts we can supply into the package. Is there a 5 or 6 speed manual transmission to couple with the 5. OnStar links to emergency services. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles'. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. We consider it the premium manual trans swap for 4×4 vehicles.
Installation Difficulty Disclaimer: While every attempt has been made to make this as straight forward a conversion as possible, please realize you are bolting a transmission into your vehicle that is other than than the one it came with. However, the equivalent in the U. You could compare these numbers with the parts that are coming out. It has been designed primarily as a problem solving gear lubricant for manual transmissions to provide reduced gearshift effort at low temperatures. These parts are designed and intended to be used with experts supervising their installation and use, to help assure the proper and safe operation of the vehicle. Some vehicles use bellhousing as to frame mounts as a rear drivetrain support. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles'.
I also followed a blog that someone put up when he dropped a stick in his Tahoe. In most cases the stock crossmember will work with some modification. For important tire and wheel information, go to or see your dealer. What I want to know is, if I end up buying a 3 speed truck because everything else is in good shape, what are my options for a bolt-in transmission swap with 4 or 5 gears and a floor shifter? Because I can't abide driving one, but also for fuel economy and highway cruising speed reasons. Please contact your local dealership.
You are pretty much out of luck if you want a manual 5 speed. To check end play, use a magnetic base dial indicator, zero it in on the rear of the trans main output shaft. I have a 1984 Chevy halfton 4x4. It sounds like it's definitely possible without too too much work. Every pre-85 4x4 that I have worked on has had the holes in the frame for the manual linkage. Services are subject to user terms and limitations.
The clutch pedal set, slave cylinder and master cylinder. As integrated as these trucks are, I am not sure this is even possible, as Jepics was saying. I have done a little research and shows that an 84 had manual linkage for the clutch, whereas the 85-86 has a hydraulic clutch. I appreciate the feedback man! There are potential problems here, however: The master cylinder must have a compatible fluid displacement with the slave, otherwise proper clutch travel may not be achieved. Occasionally there is some issue we did not anticipate that turns out to be a hassle.
Is this a straightforward install to the 84 cab? I think that might be it. These parts are designed and intended to be used with experts supervising their installation and use, to help assure the proper and safe operation of the vehicle. These include needed Bellhousing or adapter, any needed clutch components, transfer case adapters. I do totally agree with you about not liking the vehicle shifting for me. What I am interested in doing however, is swapping in a manual transmission. The stock 23-spline input gear for the Dana 300 is retained, and the tail housing bolts directly to the mounting face of the Dana 300 transfer case. I've been a Dodge guy my whole life and have done things like this before, just not on a Chevy.
If you want to do what you want to do, you have to do what you have to do. If you are open to automatics, there's the 700R4. In the case of a conversion bellhousing, in many cases the stock parts will still work. And our answers will reflect that. I'm only 22 and I've labored to excruciating ends for my truck. What about my clutser, because it doesnt say how many miles are on it until i put it in drive and start moving, what do i do about that? So if you get a truck like this, and a transmission that will bolt to the bellhousing in it already, then things will be pretty easy.