Transmission Tunnel Patch kit

If you’ve ever swapped a newer transmission into an older car or truck, more than likely, you’ve probably had to do some tunnel modifications. These newer Tremec manual, and GM or Ford, automatic overdrive transmissions utilize much larger cases than their non-overdrive predecessors. The older cars were built for what was available at the time…

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Ford Transmission options

I’m not even going to begin to try and argue what the best engine of all time is or whether or not it’s wrong to put a GM engine in a Ford bodied vehicle, but one things for certain, Ford engines are still popular! Ever since the debut of the Flathead, Ford has designed some…

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Stage II T56 Magnum

The Tremec T-56 Magnum is by far one of the best manual transmissions available today. With its 700 lbs./ft. torque capacity and ability to shift under brutal RPM levels it is a winner at nearly every level. You will be hard pressed to find another transmission of its size and weight with equal abilities, but…

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Which 6 speed is the best for my project?

Clarifying the big differences between the original T-56, the TR-6060, and T-56 Magnum The T-56 6-speed transmission has been highly sought after for transplanting in hot rods and muscle cars ever since Dodge released the Borg Warner variation in the 1992 Viper. Since that time the T-56 has undergone several design changes and multiple application…

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ATF in my manual transmission?

Transmissions and the fluids they use have come a long way over the last 50 years. One of the most misunderstood uses of fluid today is ATF in a manual gearbox. There are a lot of old school hot rodders that can’t wrap their head around why you would use an automatic transmission fluid in…

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New Tremec TKO Mid shift options

If you’ve been following along with us for any amount of time you’ve probably noticed that we’re not content with just leaving things as they are, and such is the case with the shifter mechanisms on the Tremec transmissions. Tremec supplies a great shifter that gets the job done, but in some cases you may…

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1973-87 C10 clutch pedal conversion

As long as there are pick up trucks on the road, there will be people turning them into hot rods. I can remember back in the 90’s when the “sport truck” scene was getting off the ground and you were seeing a new kind of enthusiast emerge. During that time, a sport truck was more…

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1969 Camaro by Dutchboys Hotrods

Photography by Dutch Boys Hot Rods SPECS Builder: Dutch Boys Hot Rods Transmission: Bowler prepped Stage 2 Tremec Magnum 6 speed Rear End: GearFX Steering Column: Ididit Engine: Wegner LSA Climate control: Vintage Air Custom Air Jacks: Duco Performance Radiator: C&R Racing, Inc. Exhaust: Borla Fuel Tank: Rick’s Tanks Tires: Michelin Brakes: Carbon Rotors Wheels:…

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1969 Road Runner “Hellrunner” by Fast Freddie’s Rod Shop

Photography provided by Kaleb Kelley &  Fast Freddies Rod Shop SPECS Builder: Fast Freddie’s Rod Shop Transmission: Bowler prepped Stage 2 Tremec Magnum Bellhousing: Steel QuickTime Engine Management: Holley Dominator Engine: Hellcat Crate engine Horsepower: 765 Driveshaft: QA1 Carbon Fiber Seats: Sparco Suspension: Ridetech Brakes: Wilwood Wheels: Rocket Racing Wheels A 765HP dyno-tuned Hellcat engine…

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