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Quick Draw Brand Is the Official Adapter Kit of Ultimate Adventure 2020! #UA2020

Our newest UA sponsor is how we mate our Cummins R2.8 to virtually any transmission!

Christian HazelAuthor, PhotographyHarry WagnerAuthor, Photography

It's not just the Cummins R2.8L that Quick Draw Brand specializes in, but this will be the second year in a row the official UA vehicle build is using a high-quality Quick Draw Brand bellhousing and other components to mate the R2.8 Cummins turbodiesel crate engine to our transmission of choice. Last year for the Ultimate International build, we used one of Quick Draw Brand's bellhousing adapter kits to mate our R2.8 to a Tremec TR4050 five-speed manual. It's a super-solid setup with perfect machining, and it dropped right in with no fitment issues at all. This year we're using one of Quick Draw Brand's R2.8-to-AX15/NV3550 adapter kits to once again allow our transmission of choice to plunk behind our four-cylinder Cummins turbodiesel crate engine in the UALRJ. But even if you don't have an R2.8, you're not into manual transmissions, or you don't even have a diesel, Quick Draw Brand most likely has something that'll work for your project.

For starters, the company sells used diesel engines and parts. So if you're having trouble scoring a good take-out diesel, just order one up, and it'll arrive on a pallet along with your adapter. Need a transmission, too? Well, Quick Draw Brand sells a wide variety of manual transmissions and related components. Then there's parts and adapter products for Detroit diesel engines, Cummins 4BT and 6BT, Cummins R2.8, and even several gas applications. In fact, Quick Draw Brand president Chad McKinney is prepping a 2012 JK Unlimited to drive on Ultimate Adventure this year that's powered by the factory 3.6L Pentastar V-6 and backed by a Tremec TR4050 running one of his own bellhousing adapter kits. Awesome.

Quick Draw Brand even offers builder items like engine mounts for Cummins R2.8 and others, clutch fittings, flywheels, cover plates, and more. The list is just far too expansive, so be sure to visit their website and browse around.

Take it from us when we say we're really stoked to have a company like Quick Draw Brand aboard as one of our newest Ultimate Adventure family members. With high-quality adapter components to put a wide array of import and domestic manual and auto transmissions behind an equally wide array of gas or diesel engines, and with associated components to make your swap go easier, Quick Draw Brand is an exciting company to keep an eye on.

Make sure you're keeping tabs on the #UA2020 hashtag on social media to catch the latest on what the UA gang is up to and check fourwheeler.com for updates as the event draws closer!