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  1. Paint or Not To Paint - Transmission & Diff

    Factory Five Roadsters
    I'm considering painting (or at the very least polishing and coating with Sharkhide) my T56 transmission/bellhousing and IRS Diff housing. I know there are a few that have done this. I'm looking for your experience and guidance: What paint/process did you use? Was it worth the effort? How...
  2. For Sale: Tremec TR-3550 with bell housing

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    This came out of a Steeda mustang with very low mile. It comes with the bell housing but no shifter. You would need a different one anyways if you plan on using the central shift point. Local pick up only in Spring Hill, FL. (Central Florida)
  3. 4R70W vs 5R55S?

    Factory Five Roadsters
    Hi everybody. I'm looking at an auto trans build with a coyote 5.0 with a start date in late 2011. I have seen that a bunch of people have used the 4R70W for different builds, but I was wondering if anyone has experience working with the newer 5r55s? I happen to have one laying around so I'm...
  4. T-5 Overhaul

    Canadian Region by Specialty Car Parts Canada
    Does anybody know of a good place to have a T-5 rebuilt in the Calgary area? Thanks, Bill
  5. Transmission selection

    Factory Five Roadsters
    I currently have a T5 trans in my MKII roadster. I am planning to upgrade the trans this fall when I store it for the winter. I am looking for input as to what options are available. A little info on my car: 1989 5.0 carbed with Holley 650 double pumper, Eldelbrock intake, mild cam, stock heads...
  6. AOD Transmission stuck roll pin

    Factory Five '33 Hot Rod Forum by E/T Wheels
    So I am installing a Lokar shifter on a AOD transmission and it requires replacing the shift arm on the transmission. I removed the oil pan and had to remove the roll pin that keeps the shift arm secured in place. They recommend using a pair of wire cutters and prying the pin out. The problem is...
  7. Good tranny?

    Factory Five Roadsters
    Im building the latest MK4 from factory five, and i have a venom 427 ready to go, but no transmission...i need a company that will sell me a new 5 speed manual tranny...please help!!
  8. 94/95 T5 conversion from AODE - help?

    Factory Five Roadsters
    I just bought my donor, a 1995 GT with AODE. I understand the general swap process to get to a T5, but I've seen some conflicting info on the bellhousing/input shaft arrangement. It's obvious that the 94/95 transmissions have a longer input shaft, but for putting it into a FF MkIII, can I use...
  9. Want to Buy: Junked T5 or T5 case

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    It would seem that despite replacing the bearings and upgrading my T5, it still leaks from the front between the bellhousing and the front of the transmission. I am looking for a junked T5 circa early 90's or its case where I can swap in my parts. Perhaps even the front half of the case will...
  10. Transmission Help - Tremec 3550

    Factory Five Roadsters
    I have a bit of a dilemma! I purchased a Tremec 3550 from a forum member a few years back that was supposed to be in great shape and no problems. After purchase, I noticed that the input splines looked a little 'twisted' to me. Is there any chance this is not that major and the tranny should...