Manual Tranny suggestion for 68 Camaro with 750hp

Old 08-07-2010, 06:18 PM
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Default Manual Tranny suggestion for 68 Camaro with 750hp

Good evening all,

I'm looking for suggestions from all of you who have manual tranny experience. I'm looking to build a 68 Camaro that will host up to a 750hp powerplant. I'd like to get your opinions on a manual transmission that is able to handle such high HP output AND has a 5th or 6th gear overdrive.

Any suggestions?
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Old 08-08-2010, 09:32 PM
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It will make a lot of difference as to how you want to use the car. Will it be used only/mostly on the track or street? Regardless post this on http://www.umtrnorth.com/forums . You will get a lot more info on manual trannys on that site than anywhere else. You will have to be a logged in member to access the site.
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Old 08-08-2010, 10:58 PM
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Thanks GearHead...

The 68 will be built up into a ProStreet styled street shredder. I have no interest in drag racing. I have a HUGE interest in closed course styled street racing. So the tranny is going to have to be able to handle lots of shifting to include both up-shifts for acceleration AND down-shifts to aid in deceleration and keeping the RPM's up.

Any recommendations would be helpful. Thank you.

Jeff
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Old 08-09-2010, 06:27 AM
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What is 'closed course style street racing' ?
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Old 08-09-2010, 08:46 AM
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It sounds like you will need a synchronized street tranny. I'm more familiar with the drag racing type and not real "up" on road racing trannys. I believe Richmond and G-force produce a transmission that should do the trick. I don't know if either of them make a street box that will handle 750 hp but if you're not running slicks at a drag strip you will probably spin the tires before you apply enough torque to break one of them.
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Old 08-09-2010, 04:17 PM
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Check jericoperformance.com,Bill.
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Old 08-09-2010, 07:11 PM
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Might check with D&D on there magnum T56 6spd.Not sure of the H.P rating but 700 ft torque rating..

or better yet,the viper spec BA11 rated at 750 ft torque..
http://www.ddperformance.com/shop/pr...Path=107_92_94


http://www.ddperformance.com/magnum.html
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Old 08-12-2010, 09:32 AM
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Gearhead, wmeabates, & traysvega,

Thanks for the info and links. I'll look into it.

I'll get back to you guys on this.....
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