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Old 12-05-2003, 09:54 PM   #1
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Modified ATX vs. MTX

Here is a question I have been wondering lately? Which is better to hae... a modified ATX or just the MTX? Could a whole new Auto tranny like a lentech be better than a MTX as far as responsiveness and shift points?


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modded ATX>MTX without a doubt. specially with high horsepower.
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I was anxiously awaiting your reply kickn as i thought you would know the answer to this. Thanx for the quick reply. I was thinking about upgrading my ATX but I might just rip it out for a lentech rather then gonig the 5 speed conversion type deal. I know it's a pain the ass to do such installs but someone has to do them right?? OR half the parts we have today wouldn't be around
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think of it this way...your really not paying much more on the atx over a built mtx...and your still gonna have less drivetrain loss and some better track times most likely
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yea but will the atx be able to handle more horepower that one will end up with?
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def, thats the whole point of a built up atx.
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well yea but i know that atx have a limitation, don't they?
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for streetable power on available octane in the states...no, the axles will snap well before transmission failure. just gotta change that oxidized tranny fluid more often
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If for dragracing, definatly the modded ATX
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actually i'd take the other side of this one. although i depends on how much you upgrade you atx. i still think that a mtx would be better over a slightly modded atx. but if you're going to go all out then the atx would be better. and with the amount of money that you would drop into a conversion, you'd be better off just building up the atx.
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