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I have a 78 Ford with a 521 v8, making about 550hp and about 550 ft lbs. Its in front of a stock c6 other than a shift kit. It could make alot more torque, I am wondering if that c6 can handle 650 ft lbs? Id like to have it last a while...the tranny has a 109,000 miles on it.
add on: well drove it again, and its starting to wear out. its not unheard of that a c6 with a stock engine in front of it will last 200,000 miles...stock tranny is meant for 250 ft lbs input torque. im 55 to 60% over that, do the calculations and the transmission will start getting worn out around a 90,000-110,000 miles.
i put a TCI streetfighter in my truck... burnt up last summer, so i found heaver and put that in over winter.... second gears almost gone and its only april.. so im goin 2 a 4spd
I drove it again the other day, it is actually getting tired. When i drove it normally it shifted fine but when i got on it real hard it jumped from the 2-3 shift....couple hundred rpms...It did that for the past few thousand miles at all throttle positions when my brother had it, so i adjusted the band and it shifts fine at normal throttle, but when the pedal is in the fun position it slips a bit.
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