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Offline Critterman

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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #25 on: February 16, 2013, 02:21:17 PM »
So we are looking at 6k + for the conversion.
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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #26 on: February 16, 2013, 04:14:29 PM »
Unless your name is John and you have a supercharger then it's an extra $1500.  Good thing I don't have the supercharger.
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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #27 on: February 16, 2013, 04:45:01 PM »
This is awesome :cool:, If you buy new T-56, it's only about $6300 :thumbs:. And all the leg work is done for you :award:. I spent almost that, swapping a STi 6MT for my 05 Legacy GT's 5MT. I was the 1st to do this in the 4th gen. Legacy far as I can tell. It's a lot of leg work to figure everything out for a successful swap that will last the test of time. I have over 140k on my swap,(216k on the car) with no issues.  I have over 87k on my Sol. GXP & clutch is still hold fine. But when it goes, I will diffidently keep this on the table as an option.
Here's to many rides with the top down, wind in your hair & the  hammer down.  :drag: :brnout: :drive:

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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #28 on: February 16, 2013, 05:01:51 PM »
Its the half the price of the current Mini Automatic transmissions.
Dealerships charge $12,000 to replace one of those.

This is cheap in comparison

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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #29 on: February 27, 2013, 05:19:34 PM »
Hey Kelu

Are you jealous?

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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #30 on: February 27, 2013, 06:25:24 PM »
Naaah, you gonna have this too? Or you just have fantasies from your medicine?
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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #31 on: February 27, 2013, 06:44:46 PM »
No fantasy,
Just spoke to Dave and ordered it
:D

Muhahahahaha

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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #32 on: February 27, 2013, 07:54:35 PM »
I want some of those drugs.
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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #33 on: February 27, 2013, 07:55:47 PM »
Droogs r gud
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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #34 on: February 28, 2013, 06:49:48 AM »
No fantasy,
Just spoke to Dave and ordered it
:D

Muhahahahaha

really???
do you have times for in between accelerations (i.e. 60-100 mph) from your set up with the factort tranny?
if yes, it would be great to see the same measurements with the T56

i have a feeling it will be a remarkable difference!
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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #35 on: February 28, 2013, 07:47:21 AM »
I have posted those times with HPT logs.
I personally really like the shift points and cant wait.
Since my engine is out of the sky the timing for me is perfect.

If anyone needs a stock 5 speed with a Spec 3+ clutch make an offer

Im going to donate my Extreme Backbone to the mod meet Raffle

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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #36 on: February 28, 2013, 07:53:17 AM »
I have posted those times with HPT logs.
I personally DONT really like the shift points and CAN wait.

DAVE, Im going to donate my NEW T56 TO ARABAS. PLS SHIP IT TO HIM AND I, ELFF WILL PAY FOR ALL EXPENSES


ohhhh, so nice of you elff! Thanx a lot buddy...you shoudln't......
OK, Dave i am waiting for delivery
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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #37 on: February 28, 2013, 08:38:29 AM »
I just took some Norco pain killer and when I got the email from the forum I was like
WTF, did i write that??


You got me
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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #38 on: February 28, 2013, 11:26:33 AM »
Elff, I need to take your sky for a ride when you get to the meet.  I still haven't driven it.  You had mine for a night.  Time to share.

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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #39 on: February 28, 2013, 11:46:20 AM »
Not a problem.   No one got to drive it last year while it sat in the body shop.  I am going to cross my fingers every day for the rest of the year just to make sure it gets down with no issues.

I am adding Meth, so it should have similar power to the E47 while in your area without the need for corn.

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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #40 on: February 28, 2013, 11:53:02 AM »
wtf elff... did you order all these things while on medicine???????
who are you anyway??? George Soros or what???

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don't listen to me... i am just jealous!!!    :drool:
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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #41 on: February 28, 2013, 12:09:35 PM »
When i sober up and look at my credit card i will start crying.
:D


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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #42 on: February 28, 2013, 01:13:08 PM »
If anyone needs a stock 5 speed with a Spec 3+ clutch make an offer
You gonna change the clutch again? :lol:

Can we have GJ to next mod meed showing us how he drives in the garage? This time using your car of course :lol:
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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #43 on: February 28, 2013, 01:33:16 PM »
Technically yes.

Blame Dave for coming out with a killer kit again.  He just seems to figure out stuff that I cant say no to and the timing could not have been better as the engine and trans are currently not in my car
I really should just have my paycheck direct deposited to DDM and then ask them to pay my mortgage.  It would save paperwork and Ivy would probably manage it better than I do.
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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #44 on: January 12, 2014, 12:13:13 AM »
New DDMworks lightweight flywheel
New DDMworks Clutch kit
This is everything needed to convert your car from the stock 5 speed to the much stronger T56 6 speed transmission found on our V8 swaps into the Solstice/Sky. You can choose to source your own transmission from a 2006 or newer Pontiac GTO, or purchase a new one as an option listed above and have everything delivered together.
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1.)  what is the tq rating of the DDM clutch kit?

2.)  this set-up is for 27 splines only, correct?

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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #45 on: March 30, 2017, 06:55:43 AM »
It can be from a couple other vehicles, but you have to have the GTO shifter mechanism for the swap to work, which can be added to the other transmissions. Also you need the same input shaft splines as the GTO.

Any LS T56 will work as splines are the same in them just get any LS T56 and change to GTO style shifter which I don't believe is much different than the camaro or trans am

LSx guy here

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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #46 on: April 01, 2017, 12:55:38 AM »
If I had a choice, I'd replace the AR5 with a AZ6 over a T-56 unless I absolutely needed the 400ft-lbs + of torque capacity.

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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #47 on: April 01, 2017, 03:08:49 PM »
If I had a choice, I'd replace the AR5 with a AZ6 over a T-56 unless I absolutely needed the 400ft-lbs + of torque capacity.

They use that trans for medium torque applications like the RX-8 and S2000, vehicles with torque of a maximum of 200 ft-lbs.  Not sure our tuned LNFs with maybe 375 Tq would work happily with them.

The advantage of the Tremec is ready availability of a used transmission.  There may be better ones out there.  Many performance 6  speeds move 5th gear to 1.00 ratio and have the sixth speed as the OD ratio, so you end up with a close ratio 5 speed with an OD gear for touring instead of a wide ratio with only 4 useful gears and two OD ratios (not  convinced that a 0.5 6th gear is really that useful over a 5th with 0.74.

An example of a trans that would work would be the Getrag/Toyota V160 that they used in the Supra twin turbo but it would not have the advantage of ready availability.
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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #48 on: April 01, 2017, 04:25:18 PM »
They use that trans for medium torque applications like the RX-8 and S2000, vehicles with torque of a maximum of 200 ft-lbs.  Not sure our tuned LNFs with maybe 375 Tq would work happily with them.

The advantage of the Tremec is ready availability of a used transmission.  There may be better ones out there.  Many performance 6  speeds move 5th gear to 1.00 ratio and have the sixth speed as the OD ratio, so you end up with a close ratio 5 speed with an OD gear for touring instead of a wide ratio with only 4 useful gears and two OD ratios (not  convinced that a 0.5 6th gear is really that useful over a 5th with 0.74.

An example of a trans that would work would be the Getrag/Toyota V160 that they used in the Supra twin turbo but it would not have the advantage of ready availability.

Oops, I meant the AZ6 (which was in non-V CTSs), but the main thing I'd be considering is shift quality. T-56 doesn't feel as nice as an AR5 or a lot of other transmissions, regardless of the car it's in.

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Re: T56 Conversion
« Reply #49 on: April 01, 2017, 06:01:01 PM »
How does the 6060 compare?
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