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Old 07-18-2007, 12:59 PM   #1
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SVT Getrag vs MTX-75

Can somebody name the advantages and disadvantages of each with a forced induction application?


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Old 07-18-2007, 02:17 PM   #2
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getrag 6spd has tall gears, will be slower in a straight line compared to the 5spd.

But on the track the getrag will let you keep the revs up in the powerband better.
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final drive is the same iirc.

the mtx75 is an awesome tranny. i loved mine...it was fun. just didnt have the road course gearing i was going for.

1st gear in the getrag is longer, 2nd,3rd,4th are shorter and keep you in revs better. final drive is close if not exactly the same.

mtx75 for drag, getrag for road course.
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I feel the opposite.... I think the Getrag is a far better tranny, granted 1st is a little tall but 2-6 are very close. I noticed when I shift the rpms usually only drop around 1000 rpm.

If you have GOOD power you'll never notice the taller first gear and you'll go through the other gears so fast you'll end up wanting a 7th gear.
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well ill let you know how the getrag compares when i get my car back with a getrag....hopefully by the end of the week.

but john i totally agree with you. every SVT ive driven ive loved, it drives amazingly and it just makes the car feel sportier...
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well I have both and I can say the getrag has a taller 1st gear

my MTX shifts alot smoother but I hate the the lower 1st gear
on a MTX soon as I punch it I hit redline bearly time to shift.
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but can't you change gearing in any trans, you could just set it up for what you want to do
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but can't you change gearing in any trans, you could just set it up for what you want to do

I wish my MTX was geared taller
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I wish my MTX was geared taller
*cough* 3.42s from a pzev *cough*
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I guess that would work wouldn't it.
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