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    M35a2 automatic transmission swap?

    Well I got the MT643, it came with a PTO and hydraulic pump which will work well with my crane, The transmission probably weighs almost half as much as the volkswagen I put it in :D Now to get is cleaned up and put on a shelf for a while. To give me a chance to find another T136 to experiment...
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    M35a2 automatic transmission swap?

    On a cursory look at TM902520-246-34 the gear shaft diameters for the high and low both appear to have the same bore 2.3765" and key way size or .499" so swapping the gears around might just work
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    M35a2 automatic transmission swap?

    I've got a line on a MT643 with PTO and hydraulic pump from behind a 12v 5.9, So I'll see about grabbing that this weekend. Now I cant seem to find any overdrive auxiliary transmissions, so I had funny idea on the overdrive transfer case idead Could the gears be reordered in a T136? swapped...
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    Decision on a knuckle boom crane.

    While the knuckleboom would be more useful close in and is more agile, I'll typically be using this to load a unload gear from the bed to the rear or the side typically never out front (other than when I swap the multifuel for the 5.9) in the position the knuckle boom is in it will give me a...
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    Decision on a knuckle boom crane.

    I've been working this slowly last few weeks, making a box that can hold the 24v pump and all the solenoids, plumbing and wiring in the space of the cranes old manual valves was a pain. And I got my 24v pump hooked up and its way to low of a GPM to run this even semi normally it takes over a...
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    M35a2 automatic transmission swap?

    And I when to pick up the allison, and found a huge crack in the case and a crushed oil pan... I just cant win, the guy must have dropped it. Back to the drawing board maybe the MT643 and a Eaton 3-A-65 or maybe one of the other ones they make...
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    M35a2 automatic transmission swap?

    Well I couldn't get the guy to part with the MD3060, but did find a allison 2400 on marketplace with shifter and computer that was behind a 24valve 5.9 in a freight liner. So now I'm reading through 40 pages of wiring info on 4btswaps on how to make it run behind a 12v. Wiring. Is. So. Much. Fun...
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    M35a2 automatic transmission swap?

    I might have a line on a MD3060 that was in a F700 with a 5.9, I just need to see if I can talk the guy out of keeping it, "I might need that as a backup for my RV" (the RV hasn't moved in 15 years by the size of the trees in front and behind it), so I might be set a .66 overdrive would be great.
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    M35a2 automatic transmission swap?

    I thought of the T1138 but she is a big beast, and way to expensive. And trying to find another over drive transfer case is harder than I thought unless I'm looking for a saturn overdrive for a T18
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    M35a2 automatic transmission swap?

    I know as with all deuce mods it continuously loops back around, and get modified six ways from sunday. Now its to find a yard that might have a brownie box or similar.
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    M35a2 automatic transmission swap?

    Searching around the possibility of finding a HT70 is about zero, I called the two yards around Pittsburgh that I thought would even have a chance of having a 60-70 bus and they crushed them all years ago. Though the one guy at the yard that wont sell me any part I need because he keeps all...
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    M35a2 automatic transmission swap?

    Now to find a application that had a allison HT70 I guessing busses from my quick search, then to find a junkyard that didn't crush all there old buses when scrap was high 10 years ago.
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    M35a2 automatic transmission swap?

    The MT643 is still a 1:1 in final gear which would limit a deuce to 55mph even with 395 tires.
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    M35a2 automatic transmission swap?

    I do have a NV4500 laying around as a backup for my jeep, it wouldn't be enough for a vehicle with the deuces GVRW, and I do have a FS4502 and FS5406 eaton laying around but neither are overdrive. finding a FSO eaton is strangely hard for a decent prince (less than $2000-3000) Main reason is...
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    M35a2 automatic transmission swap?

    Well I was sitting around thinking and since I'm swapping a Cummins 6bt 5.9 in my deuce (my multifuel in my M35a2 my multifuel runs fine) I was keeping the 6bt in storage incase the multifuel gave me more hydraulic head problems (2 spider clips, then a new hydraulic head all in parking lots...
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    Decision on a knuckle boom crane.

    I finally was able to get to the guy with the bendix 550, so many days of schedule conflicts. I put a 550 on my multifuel for more compressed air, and wow this is heavier than even the other 550! (I mean it does have a Now I'll have to make up a oil return line/bung and weld it to the oil pan...
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    Decision on a knuckle boom crane.

    The outlets come out at a slight angle. I'll look for the parts from the FL70 I'm going to a truck wrecking yard friday. Its a SAE #2 I was thinking about the FSO6406 I'm thinking it should hold up to the 5.9 I'm not going to turn it up to much. I found a guy on facebook marketplace that had...
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    Decision on a knuckle boom crane.

    Not much done on the crane last couple days, I did though pick up the cummins 12 valve! Now they listed it at the auction as being a 1997 so a 215hp, well its a 1995 so its a 175hp but its a p pump cummins so its easy to turn the star wheel. Now the transmission that came with it I hoped was a...
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    Power steering boxes, pitman arms and donor truck years

    Well, I'm trying to compile a bit of a list of power steering gear and pitman arms that have been used in deuce power steering swaps, And what makes and years of donor vehicles. The usual HF54 (typically the HF54225 and HF54226) Saginaw 710 and 710 metric. For the HF54 I've seen Ford LN600-700...
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    Speedometer questions

    Well if my speedometer is almost 5mph slow now with 9.00-20's it will be almost 10mph slower with the 395's
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