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Does anyone know if any 1992 breakaways came with a allison 6 speed i want to put a Allison 3060 6 speed in mine I have the 4 speed now will the 3060 fit i know that the 3060 worked with the 230 hp but i have the 190 hp ?
 
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The Allison 4-speed is a much simpler mechanical trans. Vs. the computer controlled electronic 3060.
I would keep what you have.




1993 34 Regency WB
8.3 Cummins 300HP
 
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Originally posted by L78steve:
The Allison 4-speed is a much simpler mechanical trans. Vs. the computer controlled electronic 3060.
I would keep what you have.

Thumbs Up I agree with Steve. Thumbs Up
 
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im going to take your advice thats why i posted this thanks
 
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Ok - I replaced the 542 with a 2000. Best thing I did and would do it again. There is quite a bit of info here if you search. The 2000 is almost a straight R&R. Didn't even have to change the driveshaft.

I have the 5 speed and have no need for the 6 speed. Does about 70mph at 1800, plus with the lock up no stopping to cool down the transmission in the moutains.


'92 Barth Breakaway - 30'
5.9 Cummins (6B) 300+ HP
2000 Allison
Front entrance
 
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I have a '94 30 footer (built in '92,'93)with the 3060, the issues you would have would be a lot to change. As Steve said there would be a lot of electrical/electronic issues. The MD 3060 is BIG. Mine also has the Eaton rearend which has a higher numerical ratio then the Dana 80 rearend you have.

The set up you have is just OK, a bit buzzy at cruise speeds over 60, and a bit on the weak side. Overheating is a killer!

I don't think it would pay off in the long run to change.

I have converted two bus conversion RV to 1- MD3060 & 1-MD4060. Both were a challenge but are working very well.


Ed
94 30' Breakaway #3864
30-BS-6B side entry
230 Cummins, Allison 6 speed
Spartan chassis
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Huge difference in converting to a 3060 vs 2000. I rejected the 3060 after looking into it. 2000 is a peace of cake.


'92 Barth Breakaway - 30'
5.9 Cummins (6B) 300+ HP
2000 Allison
Front entrance
 
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