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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by tex91k5, Dec 31, 2002.

  1. tex91k5

    tex91k5 Newbie

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    I've got a granny 4-spd in a '91 k5 350 cid, I was wondering is there a 5-spd that would drop in? /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif
     
  2. Shaggy

    Shaggy 3/4 ton status

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    <font color="green"> The only 5 speed that would be worth putting in would be the NV4500, but it's not a drop-in, you have to mess with the t-case adaptor and probably driveshaft lengths as well. The NV4500 is a pricey tranny too. </font color>
     
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    imiceman44 1 ton status

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    I know at some point in mid 90's they had a five speed and it wasn't the NV4500, I think they used the NV3500 which is capable enough for a medium duty K5 except I think 1st isn't as low as in the NV4500 or the SM465 that you have.
     
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    azblazor 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    From 89 to 91 there is the "Getrag" 5 speed that could be used. Same story as the NV4500 and not as durable.
     
  5. Sparky87k5

    Sparky87k5 1/2 ton status

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    NV4500 is best swap but at a cost of $2000-2500, for everything needed. Most used NV4500's go for about $1000 and up and new/rebuilts for about $1800-2000. Advance Adapters has best write-up in their manual. $10 for everything you need to know.
     

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