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Old 09-10-2022, 01:24 PM   #1
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what transmission would this be?

i have found a 1993 motor home near me.
the owner says it has an 8.3 with 75k on it and an allison 6 speed in a 93?
says runs and drive with genny and A/C solar complete but the roof is rotten.
5000$
i didnt think the electronic 6 speed trannies were out in 93?
could be wrong.
and its a rear engine so would that even work for a swap into my front engine?

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Old 09-10-2022, 01:52 PM   #2
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i didnt think the electronic 6 speed trannies were out in 93?
I think that's the first year they were available...but don't bet on my memory. That would be a nice drivetrain, if it's accurate. It's the same as I have in our Freightliner FL60.
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Old 09-10-2022, 02:04 PM   #3
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i know.
only an hour away from me and i would like to replace my old 8.2 n/a and 545 and regardless my rear end needs attention with the 6.50 rear end.
but could a rear engine combo be swapped into a dog nose?
i have no problem with shortening or whatever on the driveshaft.
i have a shop i pass by everyday that can do it and balance it.
i dont think swapping the rear into mine would work and questioning the tranny rotation from rear mounted to front mounted.
aint scared of it if know it will work just trying to do the leg work first.
also google says that allison only had the 5 speed auto in 93 and didnt have the 6 speed until the early 2000 era anything before that if it was six speed was a stick.
i have no problem with that either.
i miss my sticks.
the only one get get called to drive now is a ford f550 that only three people in the company know how to handle with a load everyone else in the company is banned because of how many clutches i have had to replace?
dang yunguns?
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Old 09-10-2022, 02:06 PM   #4
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ross my big bus i want this for is 60 passenger?
what is your fs65 capacity with that combo?
please sir when you get time.
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Old 09-10-2022, 02:14 PM   #5
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94/95 I thiught was the first year of the World-series (3000s) .. but I wouldnt touch one.. WTEC-II is very obsolete and no shop will want to deal with it.. WTEC-III is still widely in use (late 98+).. the engine of course sounds awesome! mechanical 8.3!!!
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Old 09-10-2022, 03:01 PM   #6
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ok
thanks.
went to college to be a mechanic and instead of taking the test in 89 and joined the marines and time spent was deployed until 96 in the grunts as marines say and infantry in army speak.
and the vehicle stuff changed in that time frame which is why most of my vehicles are the 70 and 80 stuff i have learned and am learning the newer stuff.
so chris.
you think its a 3060 with a wtech2 system.
would transmission tuner be able to help with that?
still gathering ideas but if i can make it work?
still one question remains?
this is a rear engine configuration and i want to move it to a front engine dog nose?
any rotational issue that yall know of?
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Old 09-10-2022, 04:22 PM   #7
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I *thnk* if its a 6 speed.. some people confuse the MT643 as a 6 speed (mt6xx) throws them off.. the MT-40 was pretty much gone by then (mechanical 6 speed)..



best thing would be for them to get a tag off of it and then we would really know.. and of course someone couldve swapped something in.. transmission swaps were somewhat common in the RV world.. esp when you started getting up into the higher end RVs that had 8.3's in them.. the owners didnt care much about $$ just how it drove..
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thanks.
gonna ask the question or make the drive to look at it myself.
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