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Re: [oletrucks] S-10 transmission

To: tfvjr@snet.net, oletrucks@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] S-10 transmission
From: New Mexico Jim <ADvent@thuntek.net>
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2000 17:36:14 -0600
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 " 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:

> Smokey,
>
> 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
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Charles Culver" <sculver@iwl.net>
> To: "oletrucks list" <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
> Sent: Friday, July 28, 2000 6:07 AM
> Subject: [oletrucks] S-10 transmission
>
> > I'm about ready to install the S-10 5 speed in the '50 now.  Anybody in
> the
> > Houston area know of a good place to get one?  Any particular one I need
> to
> > ask for?
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Smokey Culver
> > '50 3600 5-window (mine)
> > '58 Apache (hers)
> > League City, Texas
> >
> >
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
> >
>
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