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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-03-2009 Thread Starter
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how much more abuse can my t5 transmission take

1.how much torque can my 1993 t5 safley handle with some good tires(and eventually 3.73 gears)

2.and how much horsepower and torque do i got to the wheels right now

3.last can i run a zex dry 75 or 100 hp shot of n2o with my 160,000 miles 5.0 and what do i need to do to make it safe on my motor.

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I'm making around 325 ft/lbs at the crank right now, and my T5 is hanging in just fine. As long as you're not running slicks or drag radials, you're probably not going to break the transmission very easily.

As for the nitrous shot, even though your '93 has cast pistons, it should be able to handle a 100hp shot just fine as long as the rings are in good shape, you don't have excessive carbon buildup in the cylinders, and you make sure to run colder plugs and use the appropriate amount of timing retard for the nitrous.

We can give you power estimates all day here, but like I'll tell anyone who ask for a hp/tq estimate, why not just do to a dyno, pay the $75 or less, and know for sure what it's making?

If it's not broke, you're not trying hard enough.

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the article i just read online said around 300 ft lb on a stocker


http://www.moderndriveline.com/Techn...t5_history.htm
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-05-2009
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One thing to remember when dealing with a stock T5 it not a matter of if it will exploded the key word is when......

When it does check this out......

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