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#565418 - May 29th 2012 4:32 pm HELP PLEASE!
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Im looking to swap my 3 speed standard to a 5 speed standard.
I just found one but it was from a 4 cylinder. Its a 89 gmc S-15 with a 2.5. Will this trany hold up to a V8. Ive tried looking online buy i dont know diddly squat about searcing info or how to type it in to find what im lookin for. So any help would be greatly appreceated.
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#565420 - May 29th 2012 4:52 pm Re: HELP PLEASE! [Re: River_Rat]
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I wouldn't think so,But I'm not sure
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#565442 - May 29th 2012 7:31 pm Re: HELP PLEASE! [Re: River_Rat]
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I know id have to change bell housing but i need to know if the trans will be strong enough
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#565512 - May 30th 2012 6:33 am Re: HELP PLEASE! [Re: River_Rat]
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I would go on line and search for the "specs" for tat transmission first......I would think it wold not be able to handle the torque and/or horsepower......other option would see if a local hotrod trans shop could "beef" that trans up for you....not that familar with manual transmissions in late model trucks but if they are out there I would go with one that is made to be "mated" with a V8 engine......

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#565531 - May 30th 2012 9:35 am Re: HELP PLEASE! [Re: River_Rat]
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Far as looks goes the T-5 trans looks the same from a 4 banger to aV8. I just located another one from a camaro that was mated to a 2.8 v6. Only prob with a camaro trany is the shifter is at the end of the tail shaft which means i would have to find a S-10 tailshaft to move the shifter forward.
Ive searched all over the web but just cant find what im lookin for as far as info goes
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#565533 - May 30th 2012 10:04 am Re: HELP PLEASE! [Re: River_Rat]
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Ask Matchstick he did the conversion I believe you have to change tail shaft on transmission using a camaro tailshaft but ask him he can tell you.
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#565561 - May 30th 2012 12:42 pm Re: HELP PLEASE! [Re: River_Rat]
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To run a v8 in front of it, you'll need a world class T5, the non-world class trans wont hold up, and the 4 cylinder trans definitely wont. I dont know about the tail shafts, someone else might know more about that. a trans out of a 4.3 V6 truck would probably hold up fine to the I6. You will probably be better off finding one out of an earlier 80's truck that still used a cable clutch unless yours is hydraulic.
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#565584 - May 30th 2012 2:07 pm Re: HELP PLEASE! [Re: River_Rat]
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Well i know i can still use my bell housing with the linkage with a t5. Far as tail shaft, the one from a camaro has the shifter all the way to the rear as were the s10 is more center
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#565593 - May 30th 2012 3:39 pm Re: HELP PLEASE! [Re: River_Rat]
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I believe you can put the WC parts into the non-WC truck trans case... Theres a whole thread on it on a camaro forum somewhere i believe
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#565594 - May 30th 2012 3:39 pm Re: HELP PLEASE! [Re: River_Rat]
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I am waiting on a call but i may have found a t5 from a 4.3 astro van
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