Did the vdj7* series have H151? I think they use H150?Maybe getting a taller 5th gear from 0.881 to 0.736:
5th Gear Ratio Change suitable for Landcruiser HDJ VDJ 76 78 79
This will give me 96KPH @ 1600RPM hoping the 5th gear wont explode.
But that will be on the long run... For now I will only consider to switch to 3.73 diffs.
Sounds pretty sweet!Engine Startup:
It is very smooth, sound is good on low-mid revs.
Regarding weight... the difference is 200lbs between 1HDT and the 6BT.
I will stick to the H151 for now, if it blows I'll eventually switch to a nv4500. I have plenty of faith on the H151I would seriously look into using an nv4500. That was the 6bt stock tranny and now there are kits to adapt it to the stock transfer case. Or you can follow this thread that has the plans in it and make your own adapter.
Last year I put a 6BT and NV4500 in my 80 series. I love this swap and would love to see more people doing them. However, I know that the swap has been plagued by some high dollar flops and vendor issues. I don't have a bottomless wallet and I too was scared away by the vendor issues when I...forum.ih8mud.com
I am sure their 5th gear fits the H151 (had a call with them), I am not 100% why does it says VDJ on their page, I think there were some VDJ70s with H151 behind it but I am not 100% sure.Did the vdj7* series have H151? I think they use H150?
The terrain tamer ratio change won't work in both because the H151 and H150 have different 1st and 2nd gear ratios. The cluster gear won't interchange.
Yes you are right I will move the oil fill cover to the front, that will make things easier for sure.Hey, I have the NV4500, 4.11's and 38's, I would reccomend 3.73's for smaller than 38's and highway driving, especially as the NV4500 has an OD 5th gear of like 0.73 ratio.
Also a similar top mount IC, just wanted to leave room for the front rad and keep mud and bugs out of it. You might want to get the valve cover with the oil fill on top off of a 4BT, and the timing cover fill block off to give you more room.
Sorry if its been said, did you take care of the KDP?
Really like your adapter build BTW!
I am raising the body 1.5 inches with bushings to be able to close the hood.Most use some sort of accessory rail to move the AC above alternator. That will fix your lower inlet on rad. Looks like you have the same issue I’m having on my 75 not having enough room for fans. I’m debating redoing my motor mounts to move engine back a bit or hack up the rad support and move the rad forward.
Have you put the hood back on you see if it will close with the intake horn sticking up? That’s another issue for me also.