New Venture Gear 5600 transmission

The NV5600 is a Heavy Duty close ratio 6-speed manual transmission that was used in 1998-2005 Dodge RAM 2500 and 3500 Series ¾ ton and 1 ton Trucks with the 5.9L Cummins Engines.[1]

It was manufactured by New Venture Gear, a division of Magna Powertrain.


  • The NV5600 takes a special lubricant, not gear oil. The Mopar part number is 4874464.
  • Input Torque 550ft-lb
  • Weight 360lbs
  • Oil Capacity 9.5 Pints (10 w/optional filter)

Close Ratio NV5600 Gearing:[2]

1 2 3 4 5 6 R
5.63 3.38 2.04 1.39 1.00 0.73 5.36

Several aftermarket companies are now making the short throw shifter for the NV5600 which gives the transmission a smoother engagement and driving experience.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "Dodge NV5600 6-speed". Retrieved 2017-03-07.
  2. ^ "Dodge NV5600 6-speed". Retrieved 2017-03-07.
  3. ^ "NV5600 6 Speed Short Throw Shifter Kit, NV5600-ST". Retrieved 2017-03-07.

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