G56 manual transmission

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The G56 manual transmission is the only manual transmission currently[when?] available in a full size pick up truck.[citation needed] It is also the only manual transmission being optioned in Class 4 and Class 5 trucks.[citation needed] The transmission uses single grade 50 weight Gear oil[1] Ram trucks began running this transmission in the 2005 model year trucks as a mid year change to phase out the, cast iron 6 speed, New Venture Gear 5600 transmission.

Common applications[edit]

  • 2005-2014 2500 Ram trucks
  • 2005-2014 3500 Ram trucks
  • 2008-2014 4500 Ram trucks
  • 2008-2014 5500 Ram trucks


  1. ^ "g56 transmission site". Retrieved 30 September 2013.