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Old 02-22-2009, 10:35 AM   #1
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Weakest part of the transmission?

I've been told that you don't want to get a clutch that can hold more torque than the weakest part of your transmission. If you do you could destroy your transmission. How much torque can an SVTF tranny hold?


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There's been people with well over 300wtq on the MT-285, so shouldn't really be an issue
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Not sure but mine is doing fine with 278wtq
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Old 02-22-2009, 09:41 PM   #4
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Im sure it could hold well over 300. Theres nothing to worry about. There Getrag is supposed to be a very good trans.
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:17 AM   #5
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its a German trans.... enough said
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03OrangeSVT was going to 400whp and blew his engine so we all know the tranny can take more of a pounding than the engine
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The stock Diff is the weak point change this and your good to over 400 using common sence

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Thanks for the info guys. I'm just rying to collect as much info as I can about the transmission and clutch. I plan on writting up a how to on replacing the clutch.
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Weakest part could be the driver. Really heard nothing but good things about the getrag trans.
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its a German trans.... enough said

And the Sham-Wow is made in Germany too...whats your point?
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