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4spd K5 Rare??

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 84CUCV, May 15, 2006.

  1. 84CUCV

    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    I am having one heck of a hard time finding a 4spd k5. Very few made? The few i know that have they built them. just wondering thx
     
  2. fabjunkie

    fabjunkie 1/2 ton status

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    A majority that I was finding when searching were autos. Seemed like a ratio of 1 out of every 25 were 4-speed. I lucked out and found just what I was looking for. Took 4-5 months to find it though.
     
  3. K5MONSTERCHEV

    K5MONSTERCHEV 1/2 ton status

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    I know how you feel. It took a while to find a first gen with a stick. In the end I could have bought an auto because I converted it to hydraulic clutch, just food for thought.
     
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    jarheadk5 1/2 ton status

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    Awww crap... my cousin just sold his '87 K5 with a factory hydro-clutch 465/208.

    They're out there, just not that common.
     
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    spoolnaround 1/2 ton status

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    I have been lucky, both my 74's have been 465-203 K5's
     
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    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    My 84 was a factory 305-465-208 rig. I had never seen one before and haven't seen one since.
     
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    gmcman7202 1/2 ton status

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    i am lucky i guess, having 2 1972 gmc jimmys both with the sm465/np205 combo.
     
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    Blazer1970 1/2 ton status

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    Manual trannies were very common in the earlier years. The newer the truck, the less manual trannies were sold.
     
  9. 84CUCV

    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    Guess i am makeing one then. thx guys
     
  10. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    My 81 was 305 465/208 from the factory...and the truck was a fully optioned too. Power everything, AC etc etc. Pretty uncommon, first one I ever saw like that.

    Rene
     
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    walla2k5 1/2 ton status

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    I made my own...:grin:
     
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    Masiony 1/2 ton status

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    i see them all the time on CL. when i was looking for one, i had a hard time finding an auto...
     
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    CL??? classified listing??
     
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    Masiony 1/2 ton status

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    Craigslist
     
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    yellowK20 Well Lubricated Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    What exactly is that ????I've heard of it a few times before
     
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    Masiony 1/2 ton status

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    Kyle Strong 1/2 ton status

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    My '72 came with a manual from the factory, but was converted to an auto before I bought it :mad:
     
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    tomseviltwin 1/2 ton status

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    My 88 has a 465/208 combo. Its the stripped down Custom package with AC.
     
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    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    After the early 80's, it seems 98% are auto...

    mid 70's? probably 30, 40% where manual...
     
  20. 84CUCV

    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    thx for the replys i will try the craiglist
     

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