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Old 02-13-2017, 11:31 AM   #41
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Default New to this, I would like to be a part of a corvette club, with my 63 split window.

I am new, and want to join a corvette club. I am in the Oakland Hills, Ca

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Can you put a 5 Speed trans in a 4 Speed car without major changes?
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Can you put a 5 Speed trans in a 4 Speed car without major changes?
Yes. Bolted a 5 speed Doug Nash in my 71 Vette with zero changes except for a modified transmission mount and replacing gear shifter with a Hurst unit. A bit tricky to install if you have a 4 speed non-removable cross member,,,,but can be fone

Been in since the early 80's, has performed flawlessly. 5th gear is not an overdrive.

Low gear is very low at about a 3:23, therefore giving me a 5:13 out of the hole with rear gear of a 3:36. The hot ticket if you wish a better highway gear, install a 3:08 or 2:92, and still have excellent low speed performance. Transmission is a very close ratio.

I believe Doug Nash is now owned by Richmond Gear.
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