What changes? I added a T5 to a 57 with a 235 and installed a new clutch disc to
match the trans input shaft spline count hand twisted a ½" drill bit through the
4 bolt holes, chopped my driveshaft and drove it. Did I miss something? The
pilot bearing matched up.
Jack Halton wrote:
> They will all fit but the best ratios, assuming you are using a 235, are in
> the T5 from the V6 models. Some of the 4-cyl T5's had a 4.03 1st gear and
> .86 overdrive 5th. The 4.3 V6 T5 has a 3.50 1st and .73 5th; the 2.8 V6 T5
> has a 3.76 1st and .72 5th.
> A good rule of thumb is (1st gear ratio * rear axle ratio) = as close to 12
> as possible. So depending on your rear axle, plug in the numbers and look
> for a trans with the closest match.
> There are some relevant threads on the stovebolt.com and inliners.org
> message boards. Also check Grant's article on Chevytrucks.org. Iassume
> you're aware that there are some mods to the input shaft required, and a
> different spline clutch disc must be used.
> Jack Halton
> 51 GMC 1/2 ton
> Winter Park FL
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> Subject: [oletrucks] S-10 transmission
> > I'm about ready to install the S-10 5 speed in the '50 now. Anybody in
> > Houston area know of a good place to get one? Any particular one I need
> > ask for?
> > Thanks!
> > Smokey Culver
> > '50 3600 5-window (mine)
> > '58 Apache (hers)
> > League City, Texas
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