Cummins R2.8 Defender kit w/ New TR4050 4×4 LT230 adapter

Cummins R2.8 Defender kit w/ New TR4050 4×4 LT230 adapter


In stock (can be backordered)

Cummins 2.8 crate engine new from Cummins

Rebuilt NV4500 4×4

QuickDraw Brand Adapter kit

Shipping included!

In stock (can be backordered)



You will receive the Cummins R2.8 Crate engine, Tremec TR4050 4×4 transmission, LT230 transfer case adapter with mounting position for t case shifter, and kit that includes the Quick Draw Brand bell housing adapter kit for bolting the brand new Cummins R2.8 Defender package to your TR4050 transmission.

This is not a complete installation kit but includes the most important parts to get your project started.  It will be ready for release prior to Thanksgiving, feel free to pre order today.

What’s included in the Cummins Defender R2.8 Kit {Cummins part number 5467046}:

  • Cummins engine assembly which is part of the Cummins R2.8 TR4050 kit,
  • Complete front-end accessory drive,
  • Vacuum pump,
  • Remote fuel/ water separator,
  • Remote oil filter,
  • Mass air flow sensor and housing,
  • Engine wiring harness and ECM,
  • Starter,
  • Universal vehicle wiring harness,
  • Throttle pedal,
  • j1939 CAN dash display,
  • Owner’s manual,
  • Installation guide.

In Addition, Other Included Parts with the Cummins R2.8 TR4050 kit:

  • QDB bell housing adapter kit using an external slave cylinder,
  • Auto parts store clutch kit,
  • External slave cylinder,
  • HD clutch fork, pivot ball, and throw out bearing,
  • Flywheel with pilot bearing installed.
  • New 4×4 TR4050 5 speed transmission
  • LT230 adapter with shifter bracket


The Cummins R2.8 is allowed in Tier 1 compliant vehicles and older with cut-off dates around 1999 for light duty trucks and 1993 for light duty cars.  So, if unsure please reach out to for verification and all purchasers will be required to provide vin number prior to shipment of parts for proof of compliance.


  • Gathering, machining, palletizing, and shipping could and normally will take upwards of 1 to 2 week once the order is placed and VIN number validated, but if needing the crate sooner, expedited freight will be an additional cost to customer. In addition, all parts included in the kit will arrive in one crate with bell housing bolted to transmission and clutch components bolted to engine.
  • Shipping is free to the nearest Terminal to the customer of QDB’s choice.
  • In addition, customer can ship directly to business or residence, but there will be an additional fee to customer.
  • The states of California, Alaska, and Hawaii will have to pay additional freight regardless of delivery location.


  • Cummins offers a limited 2 year/2600 hour warranty on the engine crate.  Cummins INC. is the contact for all warranty issues.
  • Quick Draw Brand is a retailer for the Cummins R2.8 but is not a representative of either company nor does QDB have any affiliation with the manufacturing of those companies’ parts.

More Information:

We are available to answer any questions and always offers both Military discounts as well as check, cash, or wire discounts.

Here is a promotional video showing the toughness of the bell housings we produce. 

* Some photos showing engine and transmission combination have parts missing that will be included in the kit.

Additional information

Weight1250 lbs
Dimensions48 × 40 × 58 in


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