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Factory 4 speeds vs. converts *poll*

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 84_Chevy_K10, Sep 5, 2004.

  1. 84_Chevy_K10

    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    my dad has a 85 k5 blazer that was factory 465 w/hydro clutch.
     
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    My 90 3/4 ton suburban came equipped with 350,
    hydro sm465,np241 all from the factory. It is now converted to a 454,th400,np205 and dana 60 & 14ff /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
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    I voted converted, but as I said in the other thread I have had two stock k5's with mechanical clutched and one with a hydraulic. I'm naked but I couldn't vote for that since I don't own anything with an automatic /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif
     
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    my Jimmy came with a mech. 465
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    My 90 3/4 ton suburban came equipped with 350,
    hydro sm465,np241 all from the factory. It is now converted to a 454,th400,np205 and dana 60 & 14ff /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif

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    Actually the first time I've ever heard of someone going that direction with a factory 4 speed arrangement.

    If I had 44 boggers I'd probably want an automatic too though.
     
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    Mine started out life as a TH700R4/208 combo and now am installing a 465/203/205 combo .
    Tom
     
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    I wish that I had a manual, 4 speed or 5 speed, I wouldn't be picky.
     
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    Actually the first time I've ever heard of someone going that direction with a factory 4 speed arrangement.

    If I had 44 boggers I'd probably want an automatic too though.

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    I liked the 4 speed for trail riding but the mcleod clutch sheared a mounting bolt and I got tired of shifting. I now have a full manual valve body TH400 which is better for racing in the mud.
     
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    I now have a full manual valve body TH400 which is better for racing in the mud.

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    Yep, that's obvious with the big boggers you're playing in mud.

    I think I'm going to build a truggy soon, and it's going to be an auto as well.

    I don't much care for autos, but I'm going to try it and see how I like it.
     
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    Mine started out as a TH350/203. After my big block ate 3 different autos, 2 TH350's and 1 TH400, in 2 months, I swapped the 465 in... Now it's mech 465/203. /forums/images/graemlins/pimp1.gif
     
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    Mine started out as a TH350/203. After my big block ate 3 different autos, 2 TH350's and 1 TH400, in 2 months, I swapped the 465 in... Now it's mech 465/203. /forums/images/graemlins/pimp1.gif

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    I swapped out a perfectly good 700R4/208 for a 465/205. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
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    Mine started out as a TH350/203. After my big block ate 3 different autos, 2 TH350's and 1 TH400, in 2 months, I swapped the 465 in... Now it's mech 465/203. /forums/images/graemlins/pimp1.gif

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    I swapped out a perfectly good 700R4/208 for a 465/205. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif

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    I swapped out my GM Goodwrench rebuilt 700R4 and rebuilt 241 for a hydraulic clutch setup and got a '79 465/205 from a friend for free. The only other setup I would think of running is a TH400 with a 205 IF I ever got a TBI 454 to go in front of it. /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
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    My K10 will always be a 4 speed, I'm currently in search of a 32 spline 205 and 208 or 241 combo though.

    I think I'm going to try a 400/203/205 in my buggy though.
     

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