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So as you may or may not know, I grenaded my T5 a 3rd time, luckily around tax time. I haven't pulled the trans yet cause the clutch enjoyed the input shaft in it too much but I can tell you guys what I have done so far.
So I got a buddy who has done way more mechanical work then me to come help me take everything apart and find out what i need to fix it. So we get the car in the air and I knew something was screwed up other then the trans but didnt know what it was but I was guessing it was the rear end or a broken U joint, so we turned 1 tire and the other did nothing, definate sign of rear end. We pulled the driveshaft then the rear end cover.... Wow is all I can say. I have never seen more bald gears in my life, there were like 3 spokes on both sides of the differential that was moving it which explained my difficulty in driving it haha
So I now have on my build list a auburn 7.5 diff along with a rear end rebuild kit and about 5 extra crush sleeves and ordered the required tools from sears. Was a really long day today but hey I gave myself a reason to slap in my 3.73's i ordered a year or so ago.
As I said I was not able to remove the transmission with the limited time I had in the shop today but tomorrow I will be removing bell housing and all since it doesn't want to go alone. I will keep you guys updated.
Oh yea, plans are... sticking with the 7.5 rear end while im in italy and ordering a tr3650 to be sent here (expensive) and getting the adapter plate from gaylon. Pictures when its over
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What all you got done to your car to be pushing 360?
Check the mod list in the garage. It made 347/337 with absolutely nothing on the car but the supercharger (yes even stock exhaust)... I have added more then a handful of performance mods since then, need to get it re-dynoed/tuned.
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