Can you swap out an a late 70s or 80's 5 speed with a 1949 dodge four speed tranmission

Asked by JAin98 Jul 29, 2019 at 01:06 PM about the Dodge RAM 1500

Question type: Car Customization

I have a 1949 dodge with a four speed transmission top speed is about 40 mph
can a more modern transmission fit in its place that would have the same input
and output shafts and similar bolt patterns for the bell house

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It won't be a direct swap but maybe you can find an adapter. The lack of speed may be due to a really low rear axle gear ratio.

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