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Author Topic: strongest transmission?  (Read 1142 times)

bratboy_y2k

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strongest transmission?
« on: October 30, 2016, 04:19:47 PM »

can anybody tell me what the strongest manual transmission that will bolt into a capri is? thanks
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WashiestSnake

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Re: strongest transmission?
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2016, 04:27:33 PM »

The transmission in the XR-2 is the strongest of the two being as it can be made with better internals, and a LSD. It has some bad problems with twisting from high torque that the LSD fixes.
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bratboy_y2k

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Re: strongest transmission?
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2016, 08:44:44 PM »

So there is no stronger transmission out there? What is the transmission code?
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Rocketman

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Re: strongest transmission?
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2016, 09:45:03 PM »

The transmission in the XR-2 is the strongest of the two being as it can be made with better internals, and a LSD. It has some bad problems with twisting from high torque that the LSD fixes.

It has a weak differential, which the LSD fixes. Once you get into higher powers (idk, 300,350+) you still have case flex issues which causes 3rd gear teeth to shear off

Look on Clubprotege. There's folks who use an adapter plate to run a Toyota transmission. The axle combo works on BG cars so you will have to get creative to run it in a BF
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bryanknight

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Re: strongest transmission?
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2018, 09:20:48 PM »

can you have the gears sent off to hardener them to make them stronger? 
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Rocketman

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Re: strongest transmission?
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2018, 09:29:39 PM »

Yes but you're still going to have to contend with all the other issues such as shaft and case flex. Hardening gears will only do so much
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