Owners of 3rd and 4th gen GM F-body cars don’t have to search through the salvage yards and classifieds any longer to find a usable T-56 6-speed. The new TREMEC Magnum-F 6-speed gives owners of the late-model Chevy Camaro and Pontiac Firebird a bolt-in manual transmission option capable of handling the power output of modern, high-performance engines. Read More “Introducing the TREMEC Magnum-F 6-speed for 3rd and 4Th Gen F-Bodies”
Traditional thinking is that the last vehicle you’d want to build for handling challenges and autocrosses was a vintage truck. Trucks are beasts of burden or off-road toys. Their roles don’t involve going around corners at high speed, maneuvering a slalom course or feeling anything remotely like a sports car. But in 2019, we live in a very different world, and transforming a vintage truck into a pro touring stud is a great way to stand apart from all the Camaros, Mustangs and others common cars at these events. Read More “A Cone-Dodging Dodge D100 Pickup”
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fastest gear-jammer of them all? Come the weekend of September 27th, 2019, the answer will be known, and it could be you!
The eight quickest manual-transmission cars in the National Mustang Racers Association (NMRA) True Street class will face off in Bowling Green, Kentucky, at the 2019 NMRA World Finals. It is fitting that the NMRA season starts and ends with the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout. Read More “You Should Enter the 2019 TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout”
To shift like a hero, you need to hit all the gears quickly and properly. That takes practice, knowing your car, knowing your clutch and having a good shifter. With modern, internal shift-rail manual transmissions, shifting like a pro is an achievable goal. To help with that, we talked to one of our customers, who shifts his car to 9-second quarter-mile passes over and over again. Read More “How to Shift Your TREMEC Transmission Like a Hero”
TREMEC Elite Distributor Liberty’s Gears has been in the business of beefing-up manual transmissions since the days of bell-bottoms and mutton-chop sideburns. Today, Liberty’s Gears is a source for racers and enthusiasts wanting to shift their own gears behind ultra-high-horsepower engines.
Liberty’s Gears was started in 1971 by Joseph Liberty Jr. His career began in GM’s Cadillac division and in his spare time he was a successful drag racer. Experiments in developing improvements to manual transmissions for increased strength and quicker shifts earned him a solid reputation among racers across the country. Eventually he stopped racing and focused entirely on the manual transmission business, building Liberty’s Gears into an international supplier of upgraded manual transmissions and manual transmission parts. Read More “Liberty’s Gears to Shift Your Own Gears with High Horsepower”
What’s the 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.
So we 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”