327 chev and a five speed hj47

Sammy hart Oct 29, 2016

  1. Sammy hart

    Sammy hart New Member I am in australia

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    image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg Gday guys I've just finished the engine rebuild for my hj47 and am looking g to put a 5 speed and transfer case behind it wanting to know what 5 speed is recommended was thinking a 60 series box? Also any help with a handbrake set up will be great to thank you loads guys
    Sammy in Australia
     
  2. Rodger

    Rodger Well-Known Member

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    Hi Sammy,

    There is a company in Oz (Adams, I think but I'll try and check) who make adapter plates - Chevy to Toyota. I guess they would know the options available. If I can't find the name then worth a call to F'n'B.

    As far as I'm aware the differences between a 47's box and a 60 box are just the number of gears so you may be able to use the shaft handbrake set up. 60s have the h/b on the axle but the axles are only 70mm wider so may be worth considering an axle swop.

    Keep the photos coming

    Regards,
     
  3. tonytoyota

    tonytoyota Well-Known Member I am in great_britain

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    Hi and welcom good looking 45 love all 40s have fun with it from Tony.
     
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