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Old 02-03-2012, 11:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Mate a Turbo 400 to a Muncie 4 speed

can anyone tell me who or where i can get the mating plate so i can connect my GM Turbo 400 to a Muncie 4 speed. This is going on a swamp buggy. Thanks
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Old 02-12-2012, 01:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If I understand your question right I think you'd need some kind of splined coupling. To connect the output of the auto to the input of the muncie?
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Old 02-12-2012, 04:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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So, you are connecting a automatic transmission to a manual transmission?
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Old 02-12-2012, 04:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Are you going to run a clutch between the auto and the manual? If not how are you going to shift the manual tranny when the auto is not in park?
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Are you going to run a clutch between the auto and the manual? If not how are you going to shift the manual tranny when the auto is not in park?
Seems to me like the 4 speed is simply a cheap ass gear reduction box. Put 4 speed in granny low, and put the auto in gear. Yes?

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Old 02-12-2012, 07:26 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I remember a buddy having one set up with a clutch. Was wild hearing him dump the clutch & then the auto going through the gears. T18 (maybe NP435?) & C6 IIRC.
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there was a member running two SM465s on here a while back.
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Old 02-13-2012, 06:08 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Yes, like stated earlier....ask spidr
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Old 02-13-2012, 12:52 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Are you going to run a clutch between the auto and the manual? If not how are you going to shift the manual tranny when the auto is not in park?
Its actually quite easy. Used to drive mine around in 3rd gear in town, kick it into 4th on the highway.
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Old 02-14-2012, 01:42 PM   #10 (permalink)
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2 trannys

when i was younger adding a second tranny was pretty common,my neighbor had 2 trannys in his 56 plymouth so he could tow his bulldozer.
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Old 03-19-2012, 04:39 PM   #11 (permalink)
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hey i did this a few years back give me a call 816/810/4555
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