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I have a 99 that the auto took a dump. Got a really good deal on a NV5600 out of an '02. Hooking stuff up and noticed there is no provision for speed sense on the trans. Where does the 2002 get is speed sense from? Am I screwed with no speedo?:think:

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I have a 99 that the auto took a dump. Got a really good deal on a NV5600 out of an '02. Hooking stuff up and noticed there is no provision for speed sense on the trans. Where does the 2002 get is speed sense from? Am I screwed with no speedo?:think:

All the trucks should get their speed sensor from the rear differential. There are three speed sensors, one rear diff, and two in the front hubs for ABS. I could be wrong, but I am pretty sure its not an issue.

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All the trucks should get their speed sensor from the rear differential. There are three speed sensors, one rear diff, and two in the front hubs for ABS. I could be wrong, but I am pretty sure its not an issue.

Thx!!!! I thought the speed sensor was in the trans. The auto has some sensor in the place where a speedo gear would go, thought that was speed sense.Guess I was wrong.:woot:

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BTW, don't forget the starter spacer for the 5600. Only thing about the swap I didn't hear about in the list of parts needed.:mad::doh::smart:

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Waiting for the starter spacer to show up and the amsoil for the trans. Then we go for the maiden voyage.:woot:

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Just sent an email to find out where the spacer is.............. Valair was not on the ball. :nono::mad: Shipping today,,,so, I hurry up and wait some more................:banghead:

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you will enjoy the 6spd :)

I know I will. Have a 95 2500 with a V10 and a 5 speed, best truck I ever owned until this one. Which I am going to make even better with a manual trans!!!!!:drool::hyper::thumbup2::woot:

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Spacer showed up yesterday. Gonna get in shop this weekend and see how it works...................................:ahhh:nervous:pray:

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Take care of that transmission with proper fluid and changes you should get a good long service life from it.

I plan on it. This truck isn't getting another one. LOL I would change the 5 speed all day long before doing this heavy sob again!!!!

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I had a family gathering when I did mine. Grandsons, son, brother, and it was my wife's size 5 shoe that nudged it in on the second try. Clunk and it mated almost perfectly. Still, having the behemoth raised that high under the truck was a bit unnerving on a floor jack.

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I have seen folks say anywhere from 350 to 450. I didn't weigh mine but i did rent a cherry picker and had a dolly and a floor jack. Couldn't convince any body we should just pick it up, me included.

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OMG!!!! The auto must have lower gear ratio than manuals. This thing will pull tree stumps out!!!!!!:pant::woot::thumbup2:Might be too low tho. Will have to get out on the highway to know for sure. What would be a good gear ratio for the 6 speed? Man, I love this truck!!!!

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OMG!!!! The auto must have lower gear ratio than manuals. This thing will pull tree stumps out!!!!!!:pant::woot::thumbup2:Might be too low tho. Will have to get out on the highway to know for sure.

If you could put it in 4w lo you would be even more amazed. Can't imagine how low it is with 4:10 gears instead of the 3:55's. You wont need 1st unless you are pulling said stump or hauling what ever.

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They came both ways. You might look on the door inside of your glove box and see if there is a sticker in there that tells you what you have. There is on in my 02.Another way is to get on the highway and in 6th gear you ought to be around 2000 rpm at 70 to 72 mph depending on tire size. I run 265 75r 16's, with 3:55's

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Another FYI: The instrument cluster from the donor truck has to be compatible with your PCM. I just swapped the cluster out because it had the block out plate for the stick. Came up with a "No bus" in the mileage and check engine light. Took it out and robbed block out plate from it for my cluster and fixed. No codes and no lights!!!!!! Did I say I REALLY LIKE THE STICK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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