most common question our TREMEC product support specialists get asked? That’s
easy – but you might be surprised. The No. 1 question is: Which transmission
fluid should I use?
We get it. You
want to make sure you’re using the correct fluid to protect your TREMEC
transmission. And there are lots of choices.
decided to make things easier: The transmission fluid you should use is TREMEC
HP-MTF High Performance Manual Transmission Fluid.
Read More “Which Transmission Fluid Should Be Used in Your TREMEC Transmission?”
For performance cars, muscle cars and hot rods, TREMEC is a
natural choice for a manual transmission. But being able to upgrade a Jeep or
pickup truck to a world-class 5-speed with that same smoothness and confidence has
not been quite as clear-cut. Until now.
TREMEC and Elite Distributor Silver Sport Transmissions (SST) have worked together to create an answer: a new TREMEC TR-4050 package. Read More “TREMEC TR-4050 Off-Road Manual Transmission Solution”
When installing a TREMEC Magnum 6-speed into a classic car
or truck, one of the things that you need to do is make a few electrical
connections. One of our Elite Distributors, Bowler Performance Transmission,
recently introduce an All-in-One
Magnum 6-speed control harness, which makes this even easier. Read More “Plug-and-Play Simplicity: New Magnum 6-Speed All-in-One Harness”
TREMEC Elite Distributors are the purveyors of driving excitement. Forte’s Parts Connection was one of the earliest TREMEC Elite Distributors to offer solutions to upgrading from an old 3-speed or 4-speed manual transmission, and for converting from an automatic to manual transmission.
Forte’s Parts Connection was founded nearly 40 years ago and sold Doug Nash 5-speeds and reworked Ford T-3550 5-speeds. Today, Forte’s Parts Connection offers a wide array of products, including offerings from TREMEC, along with crate engines and rear axles. A customer can come to Forte’s Parts Connection and order an entire drivetrain. Read More “TREMEC Elite Distributor Spotlight – Forte’s Parts Connection”
Since the 1960s, a horsepower war has been waged between the
Big Three. Sure, it took a nap during the 1970s and 1980s, but the past 10
years has seen the battle wage on in epic proportions. And performance
automotive enthusiast are the clear victors!
In addition to rolling out cars with unbelievable power
levels, companies have also upped their crate-engine offerings. Crate engines
are big business, as more car-builders want to use factory-built new engines
instead of having something built. Read More “Mopar 1968 Super Charger Concept is TREMECequipped”
The 1996 SVT Cobra Mustang was a groundbreaking machine that ushered in the era of DOHC performance for Ford. The 305-horsepower mod-motor Cobra provided a huge jump in performance over the 215-horsepower Mustang GT. It could rev cleanly to 7,000 rpm and sounded amazing, and a good pilot could row the gears into the mid-13s. Under the hood sat the beautiful, all-aluminum 4.6L engine with high-flow induction that was ripe for boost. Read More “TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Winner, Yandro Ulloa’s 1996 SVT Cobra Mustang”
One of the coolest and most challenging events on the NMRA (National Mustang
Racers Association) tour is the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout. The most recent event
was held at the 25th Annual Nitto NMRA Spring Break Shootout in Bradenton,
Florida, February 28 – March 3.
To qualify, racers must compete in the QA1 True Street class, which involves completing the 25-mile road tour, then making a trio of runs. The eight quickest racers come back the following day for the Shootout’s ultimate gear-jamming showdown. Read More “Shifting Gears to Glory at the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout”
From the shores of the Atlantic to the deep, blue waters of the Pacific, you can easily find a TREMEC Elite Distributor to help you get the perfect manual transmission for your ride or to improve the one you already have. TREMEC’s Elite Distributors are more than sources for product, though. They’re just as passionate about cars and driving as their customers are! Read More “TREMEC Elite Distributor Spotlight – Dederichs Motorsports”
For several years, the Goodguys Rod &
Custom Association has worked with industry partners to build a
custom vehicle as a giveaway. The build is always something special. The type
of vehicle has varied over the years, from street rods to muscle cars, built in
different styles. Whatever the make or model of the vehicle chosen, the result
is a superb machine that turns heads and delivers performance. Read More “TREMEC Customer Spotlight – The Goodguys 2019 GRT-100 Giveaway Truck”
Manual Transmission Synchronizers 101
You can thank synchronizers for the quick, smooth transitions
that you love when shifting your own gears. These unsung heroes in a manual
transmission are critical to shift quality and performance.
We want to give you a better understanding of how they work
and some of the key technical advancements in the synchros we use in TREMEC
transmissions. Read More “Manual Transmission Synchronizers 101”