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Old 04-09-2018, 01:30 PM   #1
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Nv4500 for 5 bills ?

Hey guys I'm currently rebuilding a first gen and there is a junkyard second gen complete but not running and I have the opportunity to buy the transmission, adapter plate, pedals, driveshafts the whole nine yards minus transfer case for 500 bucks . The truck has 500000 but it's supposedly not the original transmission either way I would count on it having 300000 k . Wanted to hear some opinions from people that have done the swap and if it's a bad deal or not

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Old 04-09-2018, 01:39 PM   #2
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Jump on it

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Old 04-10-2018, 08:48 AM   #3
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The good news is I probably won't be snapping it in half with my ve any time soon . Maybe chuck some fresh synchros in there and run it ?

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Old 04-10-2018, 09:38 AM   #4
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Just upgrade the 5th gear nut problem and run it.
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Old 04-10-2018, 10:46 AM   #5
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Bellhousing alone is worth 4 bills
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Old 04-10-2018, 11:06 AM   #6
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Sounds like a plan .I'll probably pay for it this weekend and yank it out when I got time . I'll post some pictures when I get a hold of it

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Old 04-16-2018, 11:21 AM   #7
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Got er pulled gentleman . Phone died before I could get a picture of the transmission but here's what I had to work with.Took longer than I had hoped . Stripped bolt on the crossmember and no cutting torch so I had to bend it as far out of the way as I could . Looks like it's been opened up before . Red rtv all over the place so I'll crack to top cover next weekend and see what I'm dealing with Click the image to open in full size.

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