All fees and programming subject to change. To that, its Elite kits--designed for automatic-to-stick conversions--add a bellhousing, a flywheel, and a clutch assembly. We've covered so much ground in nearly every other aspect of the swap, but manual transmission options remain doggedly sparse. Sounds sweet too, if I don't need a smog pump. In conjunction with the Hurst Blackjack shifter, we'll now be able to offset the shifter to place it in the stock location. They aren't easy to come by and you'd probably have to massage the tunnel.
Its overall dimensions are very close to either of those gearboxes, so the Richmond four-speed can be swapped into any car in which a 71-and-later Muncie or Super T-10 was optional. Combining classic looks with an unquestionably modern performance, the 351-horsepower Ram Jet 350 adds port fuel-injection to our proven Small-Block. This switch unlocks the converter if the engine is making less than 8 inches of manifold vacuum. This was used to give the mustang more off the line punch but it also weakend the over-all strength of the unit. With access to our parent company's resources and engineers, we can reach more people and offer exclusive products.
Does anyone know were to look for a thread pertaining to this or something similar? The synchro rings have 30 teeth and the unit has a 5-step cluster gear. The easiest cure is to fabricate a steel or aluminum spacer to raise the back of the trans and slip the spacer in between the mount and the transmission to give it the necessary clearance see photo. In the past, mechanical linkages were preferred in high-horsepower applications due to the fact that they could handle greater pressure plate clamping loads. Unless specifically noted to the contrary herein, vehicles equipped with Chevrolet Performance Parts may not meet Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and emissions regulations and should not be operated on public roads. Another benefit of these overdrive transmissions was that they featured a much deeper First- gear ratio, giving improved acceleration off the line. Its stand- alone computer is programmed to control all trans functions and features a diagnostic port for connection to scanning equipment.
This can lead to transmissions running hot and living a short life behind a powerful engine. Give us a call or send an email, we'll be happy to discuss your project. It's essentially a granny 4-speed transmission with an overdrive. The side cover has 7 bolts and 3 shifter cams. Chevrolet Performance customers are responsible for ensuring their use of Chevrolet Performance complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances. They are both available from Westcoast Connections, which can be reached at 7. It may be the most complete resource guide the crack Chevy High Performance editorial staff has ever created.
Now I can shift with just my finger tips instead of my arm. Its true, I really don't do anything but browse the Internet looking for trouble. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. Many racers have found that drilling out this valve reduces the tendency for the clutch pedal to stick on the floor. Most street guys will just grab a clutchless gear at whatever moment they start accelerating and then progress up through the gear box leaving the overdrive on so that each gear is just now up a step. All gears on the countershaft are removable except for 1st.
It also has essentially the same dimensions externally as the pre-71 Muncie and old T-10. The side cover has 7 bolts and 2 shifter cams. We apologize for this inconvenience and encourage you to visit for the latest on new cars, car reviews and news, concept cars and auto show coverage, awards and much more. If you are unable, you can check the number of the front cluster bearing. Your actual range may vary based on several factors, including temperature, terrain and driving technique. And you might get lucky at a junkyard. But since I added oil, all symptoms resolved and it seems to be good again.
Non-synchronized 1st with brass synchro rings for 2nd-4th. However, in cars such as first- and second-gen Camaros, the Tremec shifter sits too far to the right. After my last hydraulic failure old, used hydraulic line failed , I drove the car to work without a clutch for a week before I found time on a weekend to fix it. Some of the benefits of the Richmond six-speed is its light weight 108 pounds and its ability to use a regular-style mechanical clutch and linkage from an early Chevrolet. Reverse shift lever is located in the extension housing, along with main shaft reverse which is a straight cut gear. The V6 came in either mechanical or electric speedo depending on the year. This guide can tell you whats involved withand needed forswapping any trans into your Bow Tie.
I'm going to be watching for one with low miles that I can horde away for the day when this one gives up the ghost. If you need to move the shifter forward, the tailshaft from an S10 will move it forward, but only up to '88 will have cable speedo drive, the later ones are electric. With our Auto-Launch circuit on you will leave the line in 1st and as the engine gains revs it will automatically shift clutchless to 1st-overdrive. When driving around town it is great. It is a fully synchronized Overdrive transmission including reverse. The new Richmond six-speed trans comes with its own six-speed shifter assembly that will require elongation of the shifter hole in the floor. If you are normally aspirated expect 28% better fuel economy.
The next step is mounting the trans at the correct height to achieve a proper driveline angle. We offer quality rebuilt manual transmission, parts and rebuild parts kits that are designed to be top of the line. It is also rotated when bolted up to a Camaro bellhousing thus making the shifter sit slightly crooked if used on a regular Gm car bellhousing. To check for phone or other device compatibility, visit for details. My T56 requires use of the clutch-if my hydraulics fail, I'm stranded-you can't even get it out of gear and into neutral without the clutch. If youve installed your overdrive and the trans wont shift right, read that story and check out your adjustment.