I have a saginaw 3 spd but something is wrong with it, the D/S wont slide in and out. even tried different yokes.I have an S10 5 speed I thought about running in 4 gear with my 6.20;s on a 1/2 mile dirt. or I might be able to get a deal on a 4 spd muncie.or should I continue to hunt for another sag 3 spd.would the clutch and bell fit the s10 5 spd and muncie ???
Are the width of the splines bigger or smaller? Do you know what yoke is on the drive shaft?There are too many old saginaws to just guess. Is it a 3 speed with granny?Bob
the saginaw is a standard 3 spd that most street stocks run, not granny geared.it has the corse splines(head gear).DS is not a concearn I can make that up.yoke fit fine before car got hit in the rear, I am thinking bent main shaft.
If you said that first...LOL... What you can do for yourself. Put the shaft on the ground, the Universal joints should line up. If they don't the shaft is bend. If it does. Check the distance under the shaft working from one end to the other.Now secondly it could have bent the tail shaft on the trans also.As far as it fitting the I don't think so. Try this web-site www.auto-ware.com see if they have the diamentions for them. Good LuckBob
yeah , the tailhaft of the trans is what I think is bent.so I was thinking the 5 spd trans with a hyd throw out bearing, no external shift linkage or clutch link to jam. running a 350 2 brrl and a 620 gear. think it will hold up ?
might take 30 minutes to tear down the saginaw 3 speed after getting it out of the car..i have a early 70s saginaw i bought for a friends truck.. the guy delivered it... he said it fell out of the back of the truck as he was loading it... when i tore it down.. the main shaft bearing is retained into the tail housing with an external snap ring..it actually broke the area in front of the snap ring groove out of the tail housing.. kinda like breaking a ring land in a piston.. anything is possible.. including bending the slip yoke.. the center of the output shaft usually has a drilled area in the center... use some kind of tool or grab the end of the output shaft.. see if it wiggled more than a fraction of an inch..there are several articles around the magazines here.. on rebuilding the saginaw.. with muncie 4 speeds.. the snap ring around the outer of the main shaft bearing fits flat against the back of the case.. instead of in a groove in the tail shaft housing..
here is just one article on the saginaw..click through each of the images also...http://www.circletrack.com/drivetraintech/ctrp_1009_saginaw_transmission_rebuild/viewall.htmllet us know what you find..