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Which Transmission (1/5)
 10/10/20 10:51pm
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Did the 1972 LS5 come with an M20 or an M21 from the factory?

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Re: Which Transmission (2/5)
 10/11/20 9:39am
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The car could be ordered with either trans.



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Re: Which Transmission (3/5)
 10/11/20 1:12pm
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Anyway of physically identifying which one it is?

Re: Which Transmission (4/5)
 10/11/20 9:49pm
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You can get the stamped numbers off of it to see what it was built as. The numbers can be found in different locations, depending on the trans. You'll need to look in the general area  shown in this pic.

 

 



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Re: Which Transmission (5/5)
 10/16/20 6:11pm
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Thank you!

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