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Old 02-03-2012, 01:31 PM
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Question Finally found a 5spd but will it work wit my truck

So i finally found a 5spd swap for my truck its from a 99 ram 2500 4x4 wit a 360 i have a 97 ram 1500 wit a 360 but its an auto my question is will the 5spd work in my truck
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I believe the swap will work as long as both trucks have 5.9's in them . The flywheel for the 5.9 is externally balanced . I'm looking to do the same conversion on my '01 .
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You will have to put in a pilot bushing. And I think a different fly wheel. Also the trans you have should be a nv 4500. It dsnt have sincronizer and you can start in 2nd gear when not hauling. Unlike the manual that's in the standard 1500. Nv 3500.
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