New Cummins R2.8 Crate engine with complete Bell housing adapter kit Early GM NV4500

New Cummins R2.8 Crate engine with complete Bell housing adapter kit Early GM NV4500


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Bolt together kit combining the Cummins R2.8 and NV4500.

In stock (can be backordered)

SKU: 2.8NV4500GM Category:


Quick Draw Brand (QDB) has decided it is time to offer a economically priced Cummins R2.8 Kit for the do it your self crowd.  This kit utilizes the Quick Draw Brand bell housing for the “Early” GM NV4500 to a brand new Cummins R2.8.  We have been selling the bell housing kits for the R2.8 for over a year now and recognize that packaging the parts makes the whole process easier. This is not a complete installation kit but includes the most important parts to get your project started.  This kit allows the transmission and transfer case to move forward allowing for a longer rear driveshaft, perfect for you lifted short wheel based vehicle.

The Cummins R2.8 Kit; Cummins part number 5467046, includes the engine assembly, 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, Owners manual, Installation guide.

What is included:

  • New Cummins 2.8 Crate engine part number 5467046 as described in their literature.
  • New Quick Draw Brand bell housing kit using an external slave cylinder for the early GM NV4500 5 speed transmission.
  • New Off the shelf clutch kit that can be replaced at any auto parts store.
  • New External slave cylinder.
  • New clutch fork, pivot ball, and throw out bearing.
  • New Modified flywheel with pilot bearing installed.

The Cummins R2.8 is allowed in Tier 1 compliant vehicles and older.  This cut off dates is around 1999 for light duty trucks and 1993 for light duty cars.  If unsure please reach out to for verification.  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 3 to 6 week once the order is placed and VIN number validated.  If needing the crate sooner, expedited freight will be an additional cost to customer.  All parts included in the kit will arrive in one crate with bell housing bolted to the Cummins engine.

Shipping is free to the nearest Terminal to the customer of QDB’s choice.  By doing this the customer is not required to unload the crate at their residence if they do not have a forklift and takes the head ache out of waiting for the freight truck to show up within a given window.  It also allows Quick Draw Brand to use very competitive shipping rates due to volume.  Shipping to a customers business or residence is possible, but will be an additional cost 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 2.8 but is not a representative of  Cummins INC. nor does QDB have any affiliation with the manufacturing of Cummins INC. parts.

Quick Draw Brand is 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 Quick Draw Brand bell housings.  Some photos showing engine and transmission combination have parts missing that will be included in the kit.  Transmission not included.



Additional information

Weight 950 lbs
Dimensions 48 × 40 × 58 in


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