I did this in my 57 with a Camaro T5 and I feel first is not low enogh for a
six popper. Fist is about like second in a car Sag 4 sp.
Dave Paulson wrote:
> I don't want to beat this into the ground, I just want clarification. I want
>to put a 5 speed in my '53 and this is what info I've gotten from everyone
> The way I see it, there are two options:
> 1. Get a t-5 from a 4.3 V-6 s-10. This tranny is stout enough to go behind my
>6 cylinder. Modifications needed are a shortened input shaft. Other than that
>use the s-10 clutch, etc and it goes right on. Right??
> 2. Get a beefier T-5 from a Camaro/Firebird and a tail section from a s-10 to
>relocate the shifter then add the clutch, etc and bolt on. Right??
> Please make any corrections necessary. I don't want to have my truck apart
>any longer than necessary. This list is an invaluable resource. Thanks for all
> Dave Paulson
> '51 & '53 1/2 tons
> Spokane, WA
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