TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout 2018

It’s that time again! Time for the Spring Edition of the 2018 TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout! As part of the Nitto 24th annual Spring Break Shootout presented by Steeda Autosports, the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout pits the eight quickest manual-transmission-equipped cars from the QA1 True Street class in a heads up shootout for stick-shift supremacy!

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TREMEC Distributor Spotlight – American Powertrain

       The Elite Advantage

There are hundreds of Authorized Resellers around the globe to source your TREMEC motorsports and aftermarket products.

But, installing a modern TREMEC transmission into a classic muscle car requires a lot of engineering and leg work. Other than bellhousing and transmission mounts there’s the shifter location that has to be considered, too. For that, a company that can put it all together for you is going to be your best bet to save you time, money, and effort. Read More “TREMEC Distributor Spotlight – American Powertrain”

TREMEC Magnum Transmission Gear Ratio Options

Did you know that the TREMEC Magnum 6-speed is available with optional gear ratio sets? This is one of the things that makes the Magnum even more versatile for retrofits into muscle cars, hot rods and a variety of competition vehicles.

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TREMEC-Equipped Cars of the 2017 SEMA Show

The SEMA Show is the largest automotive trade show in the world. Companies in the specialty-car industry, car builders, company sales reps and media gather each year in early November to show off new wares, discuss products and bring people up to speed on the state of the automotive aftermarket.

In recent years, the Las Vegas event has also become a showcase of spectacular car and truck builds that show off manufacturers’ products.

A common factor with many of the stunning vehicles that make appearances at the SEMA Show is that they are equipped with TREMEC manual transmissions, from the venerable T-5 to the awesome might of the Magnum 6-speed.

Here are some of the coolest rides we saw at SEMA 2017 that were #TREMECequipped. Read More “TREMEC-Equipped Cars of the 2017 SEMA Show”

TREMEC Elite Distributor Conference 2017

TREMEC strives to have open lines of communication between its distributors who sell our motorsport and aftermarket products and the TREMEC team who designs and builds them.

To that end, we recently hosted the 2017 Elite Distributor Summit. We brought distributor reps to our facility so that they could spend time with the TREMEC employees and to see our vertically integrated manufacturing process– where raw materials come in one door, and final product goes out the other. Read More “TREMEC Elite Distributor Conference 2017”

Scott Spencer’s Factory Five Cobra

In our latest TREMEC user spotlight, we take a look at Scott Spencer and his home-built Factory Five Racing Cobra replica.

Factory Five Racing is a company that enables enthusiasts to build cars with component car kits. One of their most popular is the Factory Five Mk4 Roadster, which is a reproduction of the legendary 427 Cobra. Read More “Scott Spencer’s Factory Five Cobra”

Mexico Earthquake Relief Efforts

Since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, Irma swept across the Florida Keys and along the Gulf Coast, earthquakes struck Mexico and most recently Hurricane Maria’s devastation throughout Puerto Rico, individuals and groups are coming together to support relief and recovery efforts. Read More “Mexico Earthquake Relief Efforts”

Driveshaft Tech to Avoid Vibrations

There are many components that will need consideration when installing a TREMEC Magnum or TREMEC TKO transmission in car that didn’t come with one from the factory.

This is our first in a series to bring you information to help you understand how these components work together. With this information, you can avoid unwanted vibrations, get the best performance from your new TREMEC transmission and enjoy driving your hot rod or muscle car! Read More “Driveshaft Tech to Avoid Vibrations”

A Look at Five Future Performance Vehicles

Recent new-vehicle announcements at the 2017 Frankfurt International Motor Show got us thinking about what’s new and hot in performance vehicles. Announcements at the show seemed to bridge what is normally considered low-performance, electric-car technology with ultra-high-performance models from Mercedes, Porsche and more.

Here is a look at the top five future performance vehicles that may be coming to showrooms around the world soon. Read More “A Look at Five Future Performance Vehicles”

2017 Stick Shift Shootout at the Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals

The TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout is back! This competition of gear-banging drag racers will take place during the Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals from September 28-October 1, 2017, at the historic Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky.  

To participate in the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout, a vehicle must compete in the NMRA True Street class and be equipped with a manual transmission. Only H-pattern–shifted, manual transmission equipped cars are eligible. Modifications, such as face plating or pro gears, will be allowed. The transmission must be operated by a single shifter handle; transmissions with air/electric/hydraulic actuation or multiple shift levers will not be allowed. Read More “2017 Stick Shift Shootout at the Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals”