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    Transmission models.

    I'm looking to swap transmissions mine is a km145 it has some issues. I found an 89 mm it has a different eng trans combo. Main question is will they interchange w/o much hassle. See pic for donor vehicle info.

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    Damn - that is the good tranny and has 4.22 gears, and probably a locker. That tranny is a great changeout for the km145 - grab the whole truck if you can...
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    Do what??? Did I stumble on something? Is there any way to verify what it came with? I'd buy the whole truck if it has a locker and lower gears. Is that a lower gear in the transfer case or axles.

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    the v5m21 is the better tranny, and the 4222 is the lower gearset. usually the 4.22 gears come with LSD in the trucks.
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    Interesting. I went looking for a trans and possibly torsion bars. I may leave with whole truck. Is it a simple swap for the transmission? Driveline the same length? Mounts the same?

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    And that transmission will bolt up to my g54b? Wasn't ready to get into a whole drivetrain swap yet but I would definitely take the axles for a swap later on. Lower gears would make this thing even more of a tank.

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    if it is on a 2.4 yes, if on a 3.0 v6, not without a bellhousing swap.
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