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Old 02-27-2011, 09:49 PM   #1
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Default manual t56 guys what rpms you shifting?

for you manual transmission guys what rpms are you shifting at?

7000+ rpm guys what if any upgrades did you have todo to handle the 7000+ rpm shifts? thanks
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I shifted my 98 camaro stock trans at 6800rpm on the 100shot she loved it!
WS6transam01 has a stock trans shifts at 7200rpm+
Jeremy with stock trans 01 T/A shifts his around 6900rpm+

Theres a bunch of guys shifting over 7000rpms ya tard!

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i was told you can't shift a t56 even built pass 6400 rpms! that it would eat the sync. and gears up!
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i was told you can't shift a t56 even built pass 6400 rpms! that it would eat the sync. and gears up!

Are you retarded? Did your parents do drugs before you were born? Thats a load of dooo dooo!!!
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lmao i was just making sure i was not the ratard!!!! they only thing that i can shift at the high rpms is my truck lol
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Shifting a T56 past 6500rpm IS hard on them. It won't be instant failure but you will wear your blocking rings and engaugement teeth faster. If you are shifting that high you HAVE to make sure your clutch is disengauging perfectly and your pilot bearing is in good working order. The lighter the clutch disk the faster and easier it will shift at high RPM as well. WS6transam01 is now running a faceplated transmission. I am not sure if he wore out his stock trans or if he just wanted some more consistancy. Faceplating is the only way to go IMO for a dedicated drag race application. I absolutly love mine and I will never go back to a synchronized transmission.

So no, you aren't retarded at all. But there is *some* truth to what you were bring told.
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Great info Jeremy.... Yes WS6transam01 went with the face plated trans in hopes to gain some ET/MPH in the chase for a 346ci 6spd in the 9's. I'm not sure if the wifey has him wrapped up like a pig in the blanket or what lately

Does RPM make upgrades for the T56 fbody transmission to give more longevity with sustained high ~7000rpm+shifting besides going face plated? AJw2500HD street drives his car more than anything. She's just a little Heads/Cam/Intake LS7 in there. Main purpose is driving and then going for 9's NA with it being shifted is the other side of the usage range.
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Great info Jeremy.... Yes WS6transam01 went with the face plated trans in hopes to gain some ET/MPH in the chase for a 346ci 6spd in the 9's. I'm not sure if the wifey has him wrapped up like a pig in the blanket or what lately

Does RPM make upgrades for the T56 fbody transmission to give more longevity with sustained high ~7000rpm+shifting besides going face plated? AJw2500HD street drives his car more than anything. She's just a little Heads/Cam/Intake LS7 in there. Main purpose is driving and then going for 9's NA with it being shifted is the other side of the usage range.
I hope WS6transam01 gets back out to the track soon. I've always been a fan of his car. I'd love to see it go 9s with 346ci NA.

We upgrade the blocking rings to compressed carbon on all our units and micro polish all the internal parts on our Level 5s. That helps the high RPM shifting significantly, but with any synchronized transmission at that high RPM it is making the blocking rings do a LOT of work to change the speed of the clutch disk, input shaft, cluster gear and the next gear you are shifting into. If you are going to do a lot of high RPM shifting and don't want to go to a faceplated unit. I would recommend having a tripple cone M6 built. We have done quite a few. I would really like someone to pull the trigger on our Super T56. It uses all C6 Z06 tripple cone internals with a 1 piece cluster gear and a 32 spline SSR mainshaft. I nick named it the Super T56 as a throw back to the old Super T-10.
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I have 110K on a stock T56 with shifts at 6900..... It still shifts smooth at WOT, cold and sometimes without any throttle she grinds into 2nd and 3rd. I have beat the ish out of this car though.
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I hope WS6transam01 gets back out to the track soon. I've always been a fan of his car. I'd love to see it go 9s with 346ci NA.

We upgrade the blocking rings to compressed carbon on all our units and micro polish all the internal parts on our Level 5s. That helps the high RPM shifting significantly, but with any synchronized transmission at that high RPM it is making the blocking rings do a LOT of work to change the speed of the clutch disk, input shaft, cluster gear and the next gear you are shifting into. If you are going to do a lot of high RPM shifting and don't want to go to a faceplated unit. I would recommend having a tripple cone M6 built. We have done quite a few. I would really like someone to pull the trigger on our Super T56. It uses all C6 Z06 tripple cone internals with a 1 piece cluster gear and a 32 spline SSR mainshaft. I nick named it the Super T56 as a throw back to the old Super T-10.
whats something like that run(super t56 or tripple cone m6)? motor was built for spray and never added it YET! and i want to shift the **** out of it cause auto is just to boring!! thanks aj
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whats something like that run(super t56 or tripple cone m6)? motor was built for spray and never added it YET! and i want to shift the **** out of it cause auto is just to boring!! thanks aj
A tripple cone M6 would come in around $2895 and a Super T56 would be $3495. Both of those prices reflect the different in the price of the f-body core that woule be returned. The tripple cone parts are a good bit more expensive than single cone. I agree 100% about autos being boring. I will bang gears forever even if they say manuals are a little slower than autos.
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i guess thats cheaper then a auto lol!! not to bad! so those prices are including the core from my trans? so you send me another trans and i send you my build trans that i just payed $2100 for lmao?
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i guess thats cheaper then a auto lol!! not to bad! so those prices are including the core from my trans? so you send me another trans and i send you my build trans that i just payed $2100 for lmao?
We don't charge a core up front. I would recommend selling your built trans and either paying our core fee or finding a stock trans to turn in as your core. I definitely don't want you to send us a good working built trans as a core.
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whats the core charge? thanks for your fast help too!
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whats the core charge? thanks for your fast help too!
Core on an f-body is $750. No problem man. That's what I'm here for.
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ok thanks for your help!!
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I hope WS6transam01 gets back out to the track soon. I've always been a fan of his car. I'd love to see it go 9s with 346ci NA.

We upgrade the blocking rings to compressed carbon on all our units and micro polish all the internal parts on our Level 5s. That helps the high RPM shifting significantly, but with any synchronized transmission at that high RPM it is making the blocking rings do a LOT of work to change the speed of the clutch disk, input shaft, cluster gear and the next gear you are shifting into. If you are going to do a lot of high RPM shifting and don't want to go to a faceplated unit. I would recommend having a tripple cone M6 built. We have done quite a few. I would really like someone to pull the trigger on our Super T56. It uses all C6 Z06 tripple cone internals with a 1 piece cluster gear and a 32 spline SSR mainshaft. I nick named it the Super T56 as a throw back to the old Super T-10.
There's a few of those running around now http://www.ls1tech.com/forums/manual...ock-parts.html

I'm assembling mine soon.
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I always shift at 6500 when racing but it feels like the car can spin higher but I've never tried it. 3.73s really feel lazy until abput 3000-3500.

I really want 4.56s but I'm not sure how high I can rev with my mods. Patriot stage 2 LS6 heads w the double springs and a 230/234 .612/.598 cam is my H/C set up right now.
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wonder if those trans suck more power away?
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last time at the track i was shifting at 7100 without an issue. as soon as the budget allows me, i think i'm going faceplated though
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