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Old 10-27-2017, 09:46 PM
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Old 10-29-2017, 12:34 PM
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I have the factory 6spd in my rew swap. The motor makes 426whp and 304tq. It seems to be holding up good. Knock on wood.
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Old 10-29-2017, 06:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Khurram View Post
from what I have gathered you can also use the tranny from 350Z all you need is some sort of an adapter I am not sure if T56 would mate with REW motor..
You can run a T56...but will have to do a TON of fabricating to get it to work...including re-doing the transmission tunnel because it won't fit properly....and fabricating mounts for both the tranny and diff...and building a new driveshaft

Personally I don't see the point. I have been running a RX-8 5 speed ( basically an FD tranny with different bellhousing and tailshaft) at more than 500 WHP and haven't hd issues yet. Basically you can break anything...but with just a bit of care the 5 speed seems to tolerate 500 without issues

The 6 speed on the other hand....at 425+ you are living on borrowed time so start looking now
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The 6 speed on the other hand....at 425+ you are living on borrowed time so start looking now [/QUOTE]

I agree, the 6 speed is holding up for now but I will definitely be in the market for the 5speed soon.
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