Drive Train

Cummins 6at 3.4l turbo charged diesel

Picking up the engine from my friend Nick.

Found WN cast into the block down by the oil filter

Oil filter

Numbers for a stock engine.
Garrett Turbo
120hp @ 3600 RPM
220 ft/tq at 2000 RPM
14 lbs boots
These are commonly quoted figures. Both my engines are used so we will see what the actual power numbers work out to.

NV4500 5 speed transmission

Custom main shaft

Custom adapter housing. A Timm Coooper design cast by Advanced Adapters

Output bearing

Dodge 5th gear

Series Transfercase

Front Drive line: Range Rover Classic front

Rear Drive line: Shortened version of the original

Front Axle: Stock

Rear Axle: Stock Salisbury

Rims: 15″ Series rims.

Tires: ?

Some photos of a Chevy 6 install done by Doug Shipman at Ships Mechanical in Portland OR




NV4500 main shaft modifications Progress pictures from Forbyn Brothers.

Modified shafts waiting for heat treatment. 

Chevy bell housing / NV4500 / Cooper adapter/ Series transfercase all bolted up prior to shaft installation.

As you can see the Mount for the transfer case is gone. I removed the PTO cover to add a bracket for the transfer case shift lever to mount to.

The PTO cover cleaned up.   

Chevy internal clutch slave