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4 speed auto finally shat itself!!! 


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Posted: Mon May 22, 2006 1:30 am 
Getting Side Ways

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thank god!!!

EA 3.9 cam and exhaust and other goodys she finally killed the 4 spd
now with fitting my newly acquired EA 5 speed manual!

Any idea what sort of performance benefits i should expect?

As an auto i was givin spud69's EL XR6 a good run for its money and that is admittedly a good example of an xr6. and it aint stock.

Oh and im runnin 3.45 diff should be a very short 1st gear ay?



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Posted: Mon May 22, 2006 1:08 pm 
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Im running an EA T5 with a 3.45.. it wasn 't short before, and then I got an RPD stage3 lol...

Its not too bad, picks up well, I dunno about performance gains, but the gearing is definately alot better than the autos.

Cheers, and enjoy




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Posted: Mon May 22, 2006 1:30 pm 
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gearing is gd as u have shorter gears to play with (5 vs 4) good short 1st gear for the strip n good tall 5th gear for economy on the freeway... not to mention u will have a clutch.. so u pick ur launch rpm basically... so u can "launch like miss daisy at 1000rpm or you can "launch at 4000rpm track attack" :wink:



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