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#5230

Ouch muh heart.

Jezus what the actual fuck. Why are manuals so expensive? Automatics are less than half the cost. Still waiting on the shop to call back with a quote for parts but If hes not any better ill just go with summit.


#5231

Are, you ordering all that?


#5232

Waiting for a quote from a local speed shop. All the used transmissions are around $2k so I might as well buy a rebuilt or new one.


#5233

Wow, that’s pricy. What about junkyards?


#5234

None in yards around here.
Only thing available are T-5s out of mustangs. They may work but they only hold up to 250-300 ft/lb torque. That’s a gamble, and I’m not a betting man.


#5235

Going to a neighbour town today, i want to see a Chevy Omega a store over there has for sale.
Its the most wicked thing, its badged as a Chevy, based on the VT Holden Commodore and has a Buick L36 II engine mated to the well known 4L60-E automatic transmission, and GM itself did this, its 100% stock.


#5236

Does it even have locking diffs?


#5237

Used or rebuilt?


#5238

Nope, it’s independent front suspension with CV axles. Nearly all 90s and forward half ton pickups went to this. It has a 10 bolt rear diff I think, one wheel wonder style.

The airbag idea is interesting. At least for the front. The rear has giant coilover shocks, again because its a “heavy” half ton. I just replaced those recently.


#5239

Nope.


#5240

Just get a f250 from a government auction site instead. Cheaper than the trans and labor for it.


#5241

Rebuilt. If its too much then I’ll buy new.


#5242

Nah. Just get a used f250 with a manual trans.


#5243

I’d rather die.

I drove one for work and called it the space shuttle but cause its unmanageable. Nearly killed me.


#5244

Ah, that’s unfortunate.

Wow, that’s weak. The stock 4.3 would be pushing it with it’s 260 lb-ft. Lol
I wouldn’t do it either.


#5245

Sounds like an alignment issue to me.


#5246

Yeah they’re not known for strength. Tremec even lists as light duty.

“moderate horsepower applications.” Lel with stock NA LS engines over 400hp I think they need to redefine moderate.


#5247

What GM trans would you like. I’d guess something that could be found in a Camaro.

I haven’t looked into other trans yet.


#5248

Which is a t-56 aka overpriced. I found some crusty ones for $1800. So the TKO is next best option IMO. I think my engine is between 300 and 400hp.


#5249

Oh, it’s in the chick Camaros. I see those for sale cheap all the time. I was even looking at a Z/28 for $800 a while ago, but I assume you looked for them already.

I’ll be shooting for those numbers with mine. Between 300 and 400 sounds like reliable daily able power.