The GM SM465 4 speed manual adapter to the Land Cruiser 16 spline transfer case is 4.625” in length. And the adapter material is 356 T6 heat treated aluminum alloy and has an optional transmission mount provision. The adapter kit includes an adapter housing, 35 x 16 spline spud shaft, set collar, bearing retainer, sealed bearing, gaskets, fastening hardware and adapter instructions.
This adapter assembly fits 1974 to July 1980 16 spline transfer cases. The drive gear has 16 internal splines and a diameter of 1.259”. The transfer case bolt pattern is the same as the earlier 3 speed transfer cases. Additional information can be obtained in our Land Cruiser Conversion Manual, TLC001.
This adapter assembly is designed for exclusive use with the 2wd, GM SM465 4 speed manual with a 35 spline output shaft. This top loaded heavy-duty transmission has a cast iron case, and is 12” in length. It was used in GM trucks from 1968 to 1988. The SM465 was used in both 2wd & 4wd applications with 3 various output shaft spline counts of 10, 32, & 35 splines.