T56 6speed in a 4x4? - S-10 Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 05-15-2007, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 57

User is: swearingsailor6 is offline
T56 6speed in a 4x4?

Hey everyone, Well, I did a search and haven't came up with anything. I was wondering if I could put an LT1/T56 combo into my 94 S10 Blazer 4x4...I want to keep the 4 wheel drive, and I know that the T56 isn't made for 4 wheel...is there any way to change the output shaft on the T56 to mate it to the NP207 transfer case? if anyone has done this, please let me know! I have a complete 94 Camaro Z28 LT1 6 speed that I could pull everything out of, computer and everything. Thanks in advance

swearingsailor6 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 05-15-2007, 09:59 PM
ALMOST DONE
 
lownslow1988's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: NJ
Age: 31
Posts: 1,419

User is: lownslow1988 is offline
Send a message via AIM to lownslow1988
Re: T56 6speed in a 4x4?

there are only 2 ppl i have heard of that have done the t56 to 4wd...they are actually both AWD setups but they could be 4wd just as easy...one was a custom car builder troy trepiner (sp) and the other guy was something i saw on the internet...so it can def. be done....i remember finding the link when i was researching for my t56 swap.... the first car i mentioned used to be in a older summit catalog as the centerfold..it was a older hot rod


88 s10...V8 Swap Weekend warrior

03 Blazer ZR2.....Daily driver
lownslow1988 is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 05-15-2007, 10:06 PM
LT1 S10 Expert
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Atlanta, GA
Age: 36
Posts: 494

User is: HectorM52 is offline
Re: T56 6speed in a 4x4?

lownslow is probably talking about some dude with a sy/ty that basically braised an "adapter" on his tailhousing and then bolted on an AWD t-case. I believe that the output shaft is similar on the AWD t-cases and I'd assume that it is similar on 4x4 cases as well.

If you're asking if there is a "mass-produced" adapter for a T56, the answer is NO. ...or at least not that I know of. I literally had a 4x4 truck and an AWD t-case ready to do exactly what you're thinking about and couldn't make the two mate up...

A few guys did suggest that you could make an intermediate shaft that was basically a short "driveshaft" that went between the tranny tailhousing and then mated to the front of the t-case - basically a "divorced" setup. you'd have to brace the t-case which would be one of the hard parts. I'm not sure there is a whole lot of room down there after the tranny, but I'm sure it could work.

Hope that helps.
HectorM52 is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 05-16-2007, 07:02 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 57

User is: swearingsailor6 is offline
Re: T56 6speed in a 4x4?

Thanks for the help, and I am going to be doing some research on the subject..If I decide it is something that I want to tackle, then I will keep you all posted on what is going on, thanks once again!
swearingsailor6 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the S-10 Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address.


Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome