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Old 07-29-2010, 02:23 PM   #1
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are there any good things about them? after reading i am slowly wanting to sell my miata and go to a diff platform, ive been reading that people over 250whp are just blowing up trannies left and right, is there no hope?
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Never heard about this, probably just internet rumors.
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after reading i am slowly wanting to sell my miata and go to a diff platform
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ive been reading that people (all) over are just blowing trannies left and right
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is there no hope?
There are programs for this kind of thing.




Dude, seriously?

6spd swap. Or TII with an adapter plate.
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The thread that was never needed.
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Why are you planning to use a transmission? Weld a tranny input shaft to a lengthened driveshaft.

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6 speed still blow up ??
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6 speed still blow up ??
turbo not hit block???????
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Well I just read on here about people swapping out 6 speeds because they keep losing 3rd gear. I am just trying to sift through the internet crap and find out my transmission options; ultimately I don't want to be buying and replacing trannies all the time. Sorry, I probably started off on the wrong foot.

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Drain the oil out of your tranny to reduce rotating mass.
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You are a tranny.
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It all depends on what you do to it. Savinton is at ~350whp, and rapping the **** out of a 6-speed at the track. Yet thesnowboarder broke one at ~250whp


How much power are you making anyway? Anything under ~250whp i say ban.
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In Soviet Russia, 6 speed blow you.

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Well I just read on here about people swapping out 6 speeds because they keep losing 3rd gear. I am just trying to sift through the internet crap and find out my transmission options; ultimately I don't want to be buying and replacing trannies all the time. Sorry, I probably started off on the wrong foot.

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Okay, no filler English. I have a completely stock miata, but I don't want to dump a ton of money into it if i am just going to have transmission problems. I had done some reading the past few days and I understand it that miata transmissions break. I want to build a 250-300 hp miata and if it can't be done without blowing up a transmission I don't want to have any part in it. I am sorry for the filler English I can understand that.

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okay, no filler English. I have a completely stock miata, but i don't want to dump a ton of money into it if i am just going to have transmission problems, i had done some reading the past few days and i understand it that miata transmissions break, I want to build a 250-300 hp miata and if it cant be done without blowing up a transmission i don't want to have any part in it, I am sorry for the filler English I can understand that
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Seriously there is not specific power level that will break a 5 speed. Levnubhin has the original tranny at ~300whp. Others break before that. It all comes down to how you drive.

Build your car correctly. Once the 5 speed breaks get a 6 speed.
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. It all comes down to how you drive.


It all comes down to many factors, but I just don't see how anyone can balk at a stock transmission that is tried and proven to consistently handle 2.5 times what it was designed for...and weighs 75lbs to boot.
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What do you plan to do with the car?
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I plan on drifting and drag[racing]. I have a friend with an 06 civic Si with boost in mine. My plan is to be use WI boosted on my Miata. I like to get sideways more then drive straight. I read have been reading and I feel I have everything figured out except the for transmission. I also don't want to spend 3 grand on Quaife.
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He's definitely not driving it to an writing course at the local community college.
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