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Old 07-20-2005, 01:32 PM   #1
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mtx75(std zx3) tranny in a svt

tom just want to know if a standard zx3 tranny will bolt up to the svt. myabe im wrong but i imagine it would be better for draging and probably weighs less.


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Why would you put a ZX3 tranny in an SVT? Wouldnt you rather rather have 6 speeds than 5?
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i could be wrong but there should be more power with a 5 speed than a 6. thats prolly why.
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Old 07-20-2005, 04:28 PM   #4
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the six speed is heavier and the gearing is horrible for drag. 1st gear is long as crap. tom have you tried this yet
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the six speed isn't much heavier than the 5 speed. the gearing is crap though for straight line. the gearing also causes the svt to pull a higher rpm at highway cruising speed than the 5 speed. if you want a straight line car, you want the five speed, or an auto. if you want a fun road race/autox car, stick with the 6.
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I have my turbo kit on a ZX3 and my SVT , i wouldnt change for the Diff or even think about it

The only time the 6sp isnt up to what the 5sp is is on take off , you can allways use a smaller tire to make up for some of the gearing

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I have my turbo kit on my ZX3 and my SVT , i wouldnt change for the Diff or even think about it

The only time the 6sp isnt up to what the 5sp is is on take off , you can allways use a smaller tire to make up for some of the gearing

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Old 07-21-2005, 07:40 PM   #8
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but can it be done. i have no desire to auto x (yet).
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I cannot think why it couldnt be done other than the SVT has a Diff crank trigger than the ZX3 and you will have to have something done about that

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Old 07-22-2005, 08:28 AM   #10
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I cannot think why it couldnt be done other than the SVT has a Diff crank trigger than the ZX3 and you will have to have something done about that

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can you do all that? also can u send me a pic of your sheet metal intake manifold to iamareallyreallygayman@yahoo.com
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