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Old 07-30-2019, 03:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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towing a ZF6 4x4 duramax

I have just commited myself to another duramax. An 06 standard cab with a ZF6 transmission. Looked for one in the states and was expensive.


Just so happens I found one over here in the UK about a 4 hr drive away.


Ive never driven a LH stick shift. so was thinking of going down in my crew cab and towing back on a solomatic recovery frame unit.



Would this be possible? can transfer box be put in neutral like an allison 4x4?


I'm actually considering pulling the body off and putting a 1948 chevy 6400 on it

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Old 07-30-2019, 04:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I can't imagine it would be a much different driving experience. Is the shift pattern the same? is the clutch on the right or left? it shouldn't be too hard to learn to drive it.

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im used to driving a 6 speed, but it's an audi. I suppose it's like having a wank with the other hand, it's just a case of getting used to it.
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yeah it'll have a different pattern to it. but if you can drive a manual you should be good. Much easier to drive a diesel manual than a gas.
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What about disconnecting the driveshaft then you dont have to worry about the rest of the drivetrain?
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