6.2 w/ manual transmission - Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums
 
Home Forum Market Place Garage Lounge (0) Tuning Library DTC Tool Register Vendors
Go Back   Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums > GM Diesel Engines > 6.2L Diesel Engine
Register FAQ Forum Rules My Replies My Threads Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowAuto LoansInsurance

6.2L Diesel Engine Discuss the 6.2 GM diesel engine & associated components.

DieselPlace.com is the premier Duramax Diesel Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-18-2006, 03:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
Detroit Diesel
Diesel Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 4
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

6.2 w/ manual transmission

are they nonexistant or just hard to find? how about older manual dodge/powerstroke?
Offline  
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-18-2006, 06:57 AM   #2 (permalink)
patracy
Diesel Specialist
 
patracy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Bremen, Ga (west of Atlanta)
Posts: 565
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

I've seen a suburban with a 6.2 and a granny 4speed. Course the axle gears were 2.73 though..
__________________
1989 K1500 4x4 6.2L Special rusty edition.
Offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-18-2006, 08:27 AM   #3 (permalink)
High Sierra 2500
Diesel Sr. Technical Member
 
High Sierra 2500's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Mid Michigan
Posts: 6,041
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

Welcome to the forum!

Lots of pickup trucks with 6.2 diesels came with manual transmissions. There were a couple of transmissions that were put in them. They had the four speed with a granny gear, which is an SM465. There was also a four speed with overdrive. There are also many transmissions that can be bolted right up to the 6.2 in trucks that came with an automatic. For example, I retrofitted my truck with a five speed manual. The most common aftermarket manual (and probably the most durable) is the NV4500.

Trucks with manual transmissions aren't all that hard to find. They are a little more difficult to find than truck with an automatic, but not really "hard to find".

Now a Suburban or Blazer with a manual is hard to find. I have never seen one and did not believe they made one until I was corrected by others here on the forum... They are very, very rare, but they did make them.

Hope this helps!
__________________
2000 K1500 Silverado Z71 ext cab short box 5.3 gas. 320,000 miles and counting

1927 Ford Model T pickup. Bone stock 22 hp 4 cylinder. Driven to work on a regular basis...
Offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-18-2006, 09:55 AM   #4 (permalink)
cegusman
Diesel Fanatic
 
cegusman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Houston/Katy Texas
Posts: 70
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

GM never put the 6.2/manual combo in any Blazer, only trucks and Burbans.
__________________
1982 1ton Chevy K5 Blazer
6.2 Diesel\SM465\NP205\Dana60\14Bolt\4.88\F&R Detroit
1" Body Lift
4" BDS Front Springs 4 Degree Zero Rate
DIY4x.com 4" Shackle flip w/stock 56 rear springs 1" Zero Rate
Full Cage\ Full Convertable


RIP Dimebag Darrell 1966-2004
Offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-18-2006, 11:34 AM   #5 (permalink)
farmer0_1
Diesel Master
 
farmer0_1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: cornelius oregon
Posts: 1,475
iTrader Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to farmer0_1

Old School Oil Burners (Old SOBs) Member

we used to have a 75 k5 with a 350 and a four speed from the factory. dad has a 87 three quarter ton and my brother has a 84 with sticks and 6.2's
__________________
84 chev k10 new crate 6.5 short box 4x4. 02 duramax 6speed stick excab vin#1GTHK291X2E188472. 84 mercedes 300d 5cylinder diesel 85 c10 6.2 suburban two wheel drive. 87 k20 6.2 four speed four wheel drive with a us gear two speed. 93 dodge cummins 3/4 ton 4x4 five speed. 01 toyota fourrunner 78 dodge 4x4 crewcab soon to be cummins powered and a stick. drove stickshifts all my life and am new member of the brotherhood of handshakers #82. number18 of the portland dp.
Offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-18-2006, 11:42 AM   #6 (permalink)
FLChevy
Diesel Technician
 
FLChevy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: St Petersburg, Florida
Posts: 142
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

You can use the NV4500's that came behind the later 6.5's too. Dodge versions of the NV4500 (more common) can be used too. The Dodge version's input shaft is 1" longer than the GM's and the bolt pattern is different.. Advance Adapter makes an adapter plate that is 1" thick and allows it to be bolted to the GM bellhousing.
__________________
83 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ60 wagon. 6.2 diesel, NV4500 5spd. WVO
82 FJ60 Landcruiser Isuzu 4BD2T, intercooled, WVO, 5 spd, rock crawler

Offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-18-2006, 12:38 PM   #7 (permalink)
dave77
Diesel Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: NW Iowa
Posts: 24
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

I have a '92 3/4 ton with a 6.2 and granny 5sp. When I saw it on a local lot, I had to have it.
__________________
'01, Chevy 2500HD, DA/CC, 4X4, 275/60R20 Toyo Open Country A/T's, American Eagle 064's, Bilsteins, Fumoto, Access bed cover, Autoarmor bed liner, Westin Oval Tube Steps.
'92, Chevy 2500 6.2, 5sp!, RC/LB, 4x4, 265 Revo's on HD rims, Bilsteins, Butt-ugly aftermarket clearance lights.
Offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-18-2006, 04:15 PM   #8 (permalink)
D.Camilleri
Moderator
Diesel Master
 
D.Camilleri's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Worland, Wyoming
Posts: 4,865
iTrader Score: 1 reviews

DieselPlace.com Lifetime Premium Member

The only trucks that gm put a manual behind the 6.2 was the pickup. Blazers and Suburbans were only offered with auto's behind the 6.2. There are a few Blazers and Suburban diesels running around that have manual transmissions but someone other than gm put them in. I personally installed a few and they were easy swaps due to the fact that the gasoline counter parts were offered with the manual tranny.
__________________
2002 Chevy Crewcab SB, Duramax, PPE excelerator Hot +2 ET level 8 , ppe boost valve,Fleece Performance Tap Shifter,Nictane adapter with big cat filter, airdog raptor 150 lift pump S&B cold air intake, Full Transgo, Alto C-2's, Yukon Grizzly locker,12K milemarker hydraulic winch and custom bumper by me, CM steel flatbed with two custom fueltanks by me, 285/75/16 Goodyear Duratracs with studs on 16x8 Ultra Rogue Wheels
Online   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-18-2006, 05:22 PM   #9 (permalink)
rigwatcher
Diesel Technician
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Leader, SASK
Posts: 328
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

there's a wrecked 92 at www.sgi.sk.ca in the bid items section. It has a 5 spd otherwise i'd be all over it.
__________________
03 SIERRA 2500HD LT
Offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-18-2006, 05:39 PM   #10 (permalink)
okeydokey
Diesel Technician
 
okeydokey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: OR
Posts: 401
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

well if you think about how the 6.2 is kinda rare in itself because very few people wanted a diesel when they were new. and most trucks are auto or at least around here. so it seems that most diesels i see that have manual trans are a work truck.
mine is an odot truck
__________________
1986 C-30 6.5L N/A, SM465, 4.10
  • Member #95 of the "Brotherhood of Handshakers" Club
Offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

PLEASE READ! You must check your email inbox for the confirmation link to complete registration. Please check your spam box if you do not see the email in your inbox.

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 for yourself.
Email Address:

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

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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
5sp. to 6sp. manual transmission Diezel Freak 6.5L Diesel Engine 13 08-27-2008 11:02 PM
Manual Transmission Doodle GM Gassers 4 01-03-2008 06:00 PM
Manual transmission? Dirty Diesel New Vehicle Information 51 12-07-2007 04:33 PM
Manual Transmission vicewgod2003 4L80/85E Transmissions. 6L90 Transmission 0 04-19-2006 02:22 PM
LBZ + Manual Transmission franklinman1999 Duramax Third Generation: 2006-2007.5 (LBZ & LLY) 64 11-06-2005 07:41 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:32 PM.


Shoutbox provided by vBShout v6.2.1 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
© AutoGuide

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0