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NV4500 Transmission for Sale

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  • Type: Manual Transmission
  • Model: NV4500
  • Maker: New Venture Gear (now part of Magna Powertrain)
  • Speeds: 5 speeds
  • Condition: Used


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Reliable NV4500 Transmission for Sale

The NV4500 transmission stands out as a robust and versatile manual gearbox, highly sought after in the automotive aftermarket. Originally developed by New Venture Gear, this five-speed manual transmission has become a favorite among truck enthusiasts and off-road adventurers alike. Known for its durability and high torque capacity, the NV4500 has been a staple in various Dodge, GM, and Chevrolet heavy-duty trucks since the 1990s. Whether you’re rebuilding a classic pickup, upgrading your work truck, or embarking on a custom 4×4 project, a used NV4500 transmission can offer the perfect blend of strength, reliability, and value.

NV4500 Transmission

The NV4500 transmission, produced by New Venture Gear from 1992 to 2007, stands as a robust and versatile manual gearbox revered for its durability and smooth operation. Initially designed for heavy-duty applications, it gained popularity in both light truck and SUV markets for its reliability under demanding conditions. Its design features include an aluminum-casting case, synchronized gears for smoother shifts, and a reputation for handling high torque outputs with ease.

Why Choose the NV4500 Transmission?

The New Venture Gear 4500, commonly known as the NV4500, is a top-loading five-speed transmission renowned for its strength and versatility. Whether you’re upgrading your Chevy, GMC, or Dodge truck, our NV4500 transmission for sale is the perfect choice for those seeking power and reliability.

Applications of the NV4500 Transmission


  • Chevrolet/GMC: Silverado/Sierra, Suburban/Yukon, Tahoe/Yukon XL
  • Dodge/RAM: Ram 1500, Ram 2500, Ram 3500, Dakota
  • Ford: F-150, F-250, F-350
  • Jeep: Wrangler (TJ, YJ, JK), Cherokee (XJ), Grand Cherokee (ZJ, WJ)
  • Toyota: Tacoma, Tundra, 4Runner
  • Nissan: Frontier, Titan
  • Land Rover: Defender, Discovery


  • Chevrolet/GMC: Small Block V8 (e.g., 350ci); Big Block V8 (e.g., 454ci);V6 engines (e.g., 4.3L)
  • Dodge/RAM:Cummins Diesel engines (e.g., 5.9L, 6.7L); Magnum V8 engines (e.g., 5.2L, 5.9L); V10 engines (e.g., 8.0L)
  • Ford: Windsor V8 engines (e.g., 5.0L); Power Stroke Diesel engines (e.g., 7.3L, 6.0L, 6.4L); Modular V8 engines (e.g., 4.6L, 5.4L)
  • Jeep: Inline 6 engines (e.g., 4.0L); V8 engines (e.g., 5.2L, 5.9L)
  • Toyota: 4-cylinder engines (e.g., 22R, 2.7L); V6 engines (e.g., 3.4L, 4.0L)
  • Nissan: V6 engines (e.g., 3.3L, 4.0L)
  • Land Rover: V8 engines (e.g., 4.0L, 4.6L)

Key Features of the NV4500 for Sale

  • Cast iron case with aluminum top cover: Combines strength and weight savings, ensuring durability without unnecessary weight.
  • Dual PTO ports for added functionality: Provides versatility for additional equipment like hydraulic pumps or winches, enhancing utility.
  • All-helical gears for smooth operation: Ensures seamless shifting and reduced noise, improving driver comfort and gearbox longevity.
  • Fully synchronized forward gears: Allows for effortless shifting between gears, optimizing performance and reducing wear on transmission components.
  • Exceptional power handling capacity: Designed to manage high torque outputs 
  • Heavy-Duty Design: Built to handle high torque and rugged conditions, suitable for both off-road and commercial vehicles.
  • Synchronized Gears: Provides smooth shifting between gears, enhancing driver comfort and reducing wear on components.
  • Overdrive Gear: Many variants of the NV4500 include an overdrive gear, improving fuel efficiency and reducing engine RPM at highway speeds.

Why Buy a Used NV4500 Transmission?

Opting for a used NV4500 transmission for sale offers several advantages:

  • Cost-effective alternative to new transmissions
  • Environmentally friendly choice
  • Proven reliability and performance
  • Availability of parts and aftermarket support

Our NV4500 for Sale: Quality Assurance

When you purchase an NV4500 transmission from us, you can expect:

  • Thorough inspection and testing
  • Competitive Pricing

Why Choose Our NV4500 Transmission for Sale?

  • Extensive inventory of NV4500 transmissions
  • Knowledgeable staff to assist with the selection
  • Competitive pricing on all NV4500 for sale

Additional information

Torque Rating

460 lb-f

Overall Length

12.37 inches

Bellhousing to Tailshaft Length

24.5 inches


195 lbs (dry weight)

Fluid Type

ATF (Automatic Transmission Fluid) or equivalent

Fluid Capacity

4 quarts

Input Shaft

Spline Count: 10 splines
Diameter: 1.125 inches

Output Shaft

Spline Count: 29 splines
Diameter: 1.375 inches

Gear Ratios

1st Gear: 5.61:1
2nd Gear: 3.04:1
3rd Gear: 1.67:1
4th Gear: 1.00:1
5th Gear: 0.73:1
Reverse: 5.04:1


1991 GM NV4500 transmission

2 reviews for NV4500 Transmission for Sale

  1. Jack

    The GM NV4500 from Find Auto Parts Online was a beast. Solid build, smooth shifts, perfect for my Silverado. No complaints!

  2. Mike

    Got the NV4500 for my Ram. Tough as nails, shifts like a dream. Find Auto Parts came through big time.

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Product Q&A

What fluid type does the NV4500 transmission use?

The NV4500 transmission typically uses ATF (Automatic Transmission Fluid) or an equivalent fluid recommended by the manufacturer. It's important to use the correct fluid type for optimal performance and longevity.

What are some common maintenance tips for the NV4500 transmission?

Regular fluid changes using the recommended ATF or equivalent fluid is crucial. Inspecting and replacing worn-out clutch components and ensuring proper adjustment of shift linkages can help maintain smooth operation.

Is the NV4500 transmission suitable for towing and heavy loads?

Yes, the NV4500 transmission is well-suited for towing and handling heavy loads due to its robust design and high torque capacity. It's commonly used in trucks and vehicles intended for heavy-duty applications.

Is the NV4500 transmission compatible with aftermarket upgrades?

Yes, the NV4500 transmission can be compatible with aftermarket upgrades such as performance clutch kits, upgraded shift forks, and strengthened gear sets. These upgrades can enhance durability and performance for specialized applications.

How do I identify the correct NV4500 transmission for my vehicle?

Identifying the correct NV4500 transmission involves matching the transmission model (NV4500), input shaft configuration (spline count and diameter), output shaft configuration (spline count and diameter), and application specifics (vehicle manufacturer, engine type, and intended use).
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