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Old 03-26-2007, 09:30 PM   #1
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MTX conversion

Been trying to find out if you guys will do an ATX to MTX conversion. If so, how much installed? I am in town.

Or, beefing up my ATX (cheaper than swap?)?


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Old 04-05-2007, 07:02 PM   #2
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beefin up atx waaaaaaaaaaaaay cheaper...
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Old 04-05-2007, 11:24 PM   #3
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^^ but not nearly as fun as MTX. press the gas and let the car drive for you? No. that is not how i like to drive. i like to drive my own car, not let the car drive itself. mtx all the way
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If you do an MTX swap you still have to upgrade some stuff to handle high HP/TQ application once it's in. Might as well beef up the ATX and be ready for high 200's for a little cheaper than a swap.
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Old 04-09-2007, 01:03 PM   #6
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Got a quote from lentech:

The LSD , bigger input shaft and drum are only included on the " Street
Terminator Plus " $3795

The torque converter is a seprate item @ $685

Freight is aprox $365

Quick math everyone: $4845, shipped, not even installed.

MTX Swap parts are $1400-1600 on the forums all together.
Add Torson LSD $598
Centerforce Clutch kit $210

Quick math again: 1600+598+210 = $2408

Installation is going to be $800-1000 either way

So why is beefing up the ATX cheaper? btw... I want to handle 300whp eventually.
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because that ATX has a lifetime warrnty and will never break, it's a "bulletproof" transmission as they say. You can't mess it up, there's no ratcheting the gears in an ATX, but a manual, you'll always have maintenance to do as the miles come. Not to mention, if you're going for 300hp+, an ATX is the way to go. Just ask all the MTX cars I destroy at the track all day because they stall at the line, miss a gear, or just can't shift fast enough to keep up :)

Also, if you think an MTX is more fun? just get a manual tune or Lentechs manual control module, it's an MTX without a clutch :P To add to that, Torque converter = constant load, unlike a clutch...What does this mean? Instant spool of your turbo. You can't beat an ATX for the benefits it brings and the limited downsides it has if any.
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