TREMEC Action at the 2022 Mod Nationals Drag Race

Despite the remnants of Hurricane Nicole passing through the day before this event, the TREMEC-shifting drag race action at the 2022 Mod Nationals couldn’t be stopped at South Georgia Motorsports Park. The TREMEC Modular True Street class featured a tight field with multiple 8-, 9- and 10-second cars vying for top honors. The 2020-up GT500 class was a showdown of Mustangs with TREMEC TR-9070 DCTs, featuring 9 cars with qualifying times in the 9-second range. And the Driver Mod 8.50 class (all manual transmission-equipped) had 22 entries with half the field in the 9- and 10-second elapsed time (E/T) range for qualifying. Read More “TREMEC Action at the 2022 Mod Nationals Drag Race”

TREMEC Equipped Cars and Trucks of SEMA 2022

The SEMA Show is where automotive manufacturers and aftermarket companies show off the latest parts and accessories. It is also where some of the most impressively designed and built vehicles are displayed, showing off those parts as well as craftsmanship in the builds. Here is a sample of the numerous custom-built vehicles we saw at the 2022 SEMA Show that were equipped with TREMEC 5- and 6-speed manual transmissions! Read More “TREMEC Equipped Cars and Trucks of SEMA 2022”

TREMEC-Equipped EVs Unveiled at the 2022 SEMA Show

While most of the focus on electric vehicles (EVs) has centered on new-car production, some companies in the automotive aftermarket have been working on electric conversions for classic cars and trucks. At the 2022 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Electric GT and TREMEC will be showcasing how new developments in EV technology can extend the life of vintage vehicles indefinitely, regardless of gasoline or diesel availability. Specifically, a 1963 Corvette and 19XX Land Rover Defender 90 will be on display in the TREMEC indoor and outdoor display booths (20057 and 81280), while Electric GT (booth 23683) will have an electric-converted 1984 Jeep Scrambler along a working eGT-413 V8 conversion system used in all three vehicles in its booth. And all with TREMEC manual transmissions! Read More “TREMEC-Equipped EVs Unveiled at the 2022 SEMA Show”

Skyler Hardy Uses A TREMEC TKX 5-Speed to Run 10s, Win Races and Have Fun On and Off Track

Whether it’s at the track or on various social media channels, Skyler Hardy is at the forefront of street-legal stick shift drag racing. While it’s not quite underground. there’s really is a unification of drag racers who live to dump the clutch and bang gears. There are Facebook pages like Stick Shift Nation and Fastest True Stick Shift Drag Cars, and the posts are usually educational and entertaining. Read More “Skyler Hardy Uses A TREMEC TKX 5-Speed to Run 10s, Win Races and Have Fun On and Off Track”

Skyler Hardy Shifts His TKX 5-Speed To First TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Victory

The Whipple Superchargers NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford fest has grown into the ultimate Ford lovers extravaganza, with a combination of drag racing, autocross, speed-stop competition, a drift exhibition, off-road, massive car show, swap meet and so much more. Participants and fans annually make the pilgrimage to Bowling Green, Kentucky, and it doesn’t really matter if you’re a season pro or a novice with your first Ford. Read More “Skyler Hardy Shifts His TKX 5-Speed To First TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Victory”

What You Need to Know for Your First Racing School

It’s time to go to school. Driving school that is. No matter your current level of driving skill, there is always a benefit to spending time with professionals to sharpen your abilities behind the wheel. TREMEC partnered with Skip Barber Racing in 2021 to help new drivers learn how to drive manual transmission equipped vehicles. We thought it would be helpful to provide you with what you’ll need to know to get the most of your first driving school experience. Read More “What You Need to Know for Your First Racing School”

Inside the Arrington Performance Hydrogen Fueled TREMEC TKX 5-Speed Equipped 1948 Chevrolet Truck

As third-pedal enthusiasts are bombarded with talk of electric cars, autonomously driving cars and eliminating gasoline and diesel engines, the future can seem bleak. But as we showed with our recent blog on the Jeep Magneto 2.0 Electric Wrangler the move to alternative propulsion for vehicles doesn’t mean the end of shifting your own gears. And here’s another example that doesn’t run on gasoline or diesel but does have a TREMEC TKX 5-speed transmission – this one makes its horsepower by burning hydrogen. Read More “Inside the Arrington Performance Hydrogen Fueled TREMEC TKX 5-Speed Equipped 1948 Chevrolet Truck”

Event Coverage from the First-Ever TREMEC GT500 Shootout

Without any shadow of a doubt, the quickest street-legal, production Ford Mustang ever to roll from a showroom floor is the 2020-present Ford Mustang Shelby® GT500®. It packs a 760-horsepower punch, with wicked torque from the 5.2L supercharged V8. It pulls hard from idle to 7,500 rpm and can propel the 4,000-plus pound Pony car down the quarter-mile in under 10-seconds at over 130 mph in stock trim! And it does it with a TREMEC TR-9070 DCT 7-speed transmission making the gear shifts in as little as 80 milliseconds. Read More “Event Coverage from the First-Ever TREMEC GT500 Shootout”

Inside Scott Triolo’s TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Winning 1985 Mustang GT

When it comes to TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout competitors, New Jersey’s Scott Triolo fits the mold perfectly. He competes with a beautiful 1985 Mustang GT that he’s owned for decades. And he enjoys driving his Fox Body on the street and strip. All while rowing the gears with a TREMEC Magnum 6-speed transmission.

Triolo is the most recent winner in the three-race 2022 TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout series, taking the crown at the NMRA Ford Performance Nationals held at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. Read More “Inside Scott Triolo’s TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Winning 1985 Mustang GT”