However, even the best over-the-shelf manual transmissions are only rated to handle 700 hp. In an effort to save the manuals, we contacted Tick Performance of Mount Airy North Carolina to see inside their Stage 5 Tremec T56 Magnum transmissions. They claim this fully synchronized six-speed is good for 900 rwhp.
How much power can a T56 transmission handle?
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You are good for the 600-700 range for awhile. The worst thing that could happen is you will strip the gear on the input and countershaft next or break the output.
How much torque can a T56 transmission hold?
The TR6060 has its roots in the venerable T56, but designed for much more powerful engines – with a torque rating of 700 lb-ft. That’s serious capacity from a factory-built manual transmission.
How much horsepower does a T56 have?
The uncompromising 650-hp LT4 and T56 Super Magnum 6-speed manual take the iconic street cred of a 1970 Camaro RS to a new level.
How much torque can a TR6060 handle?
It has its roots in the venerable T-56 but is designed for much more powerful engines, with a torque rating of 700 lb-ft, that’s serious capacity from a factory-built manual transmission.
What cars came with a T56 Magnum?
- Aston Martin DB7 Vantage, 1999–2003.
- Aston Martin V12 Vanquish, 2001–2006.
- Chevrolet Corvette, 1997–2007.
- Chevrolet Camaro, 1993–2002.
- Dodge Ram SRT10, 2004–2006.
- Dodge Viper, 1992–2007.
- Ford Mustang Cobra, 2003–2004.
- Ford Mustang Cobra R, 2000.
What fluid goes in a T56 transmission?
For the T56 aficionados out there, the fluid requirements for the T56 Magnum are even easier. We suggest that you use Dexron III/ Mercon ONLY, and not to use a synthetic in those transmissions.
How much horsepower can a tr6060 handle?
It’s rated to 650-700 ftlbs by Tremec. They will live at higher levels though.
How much horsepower can a manual transmission handle?
According to Quintus, the limit of high-quality manual gearboxes with good shifting feel is about 450 hp and 440 foot-pounds of torque. Asked by Drive about manual transmissions sourced in the US able to handle more power (American V8 engines), Quintus said, “We looked at US gearboxes.