Kit cars in the USA

   
 "Dedicated to American Kit Cars" Information about Kitcar USA.com Contact Kitcar USA.com         Home of American kit cars - Kitcar USA.com Kitcar articles All the latest kit car news Kit car discussion for the enthusiast

Search

Manufacturers
Kit Cars
Car Spec Sheets
Picture Gallery
Kit Car Clubs
Build cost estimator
Kit Cars for sale
Madabout-Kitcars
Classic-Kitcars

 

CATEGORIES (articles) > Transmission > Manual Gearbox > Borg Warner T56 Gearbox Features

Borg Warner T56 Gearbox Features


The T-56 six speed manual transmission has been used in a wide range of vehicles from General Motors, Dodge, and Ford Motor Company. The transmission was originally designed and built by Borg-Warner, but as of 1998, is built by Tremec.

Applications

  • Aston Martin DB7 Vantage
  • Aston Martin V12 Vanquish, 2001-2006
  • Cadillac CTS V-Series, 2004-2006
  • Chevrolet Corvette, 1997-2006
  • Chevrolet SSR, 2005-2006
  • Dodge SRT10 Ram, 2004-2006
  • Dodge Viper, 1992-2006
  • Ford Mustang Cobra, 2003-2004
  • Ford Mustang Cobra R, 2000
  • General Motors GM_F_platform V8 cars, 1993-2002
  • Holden Commodore
  • Holden Monaro, 2001-2006
  • Pontiac GTO, 2004-2006

Features

The transmission uses a hydraulic clutch and had an 11 inch clutch disk. The entire case, including the bellhousing, is made of aluminum. The T-56 has a synchromesh made up of brass synchros for the GM and Ford applications, and stainless steel in the Dodge application.

Specifications

Application 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
All except otherwise noted 2.66:1 1.78:1 1.30:1 1.00:1 0.74:1 0.50:1
1993 Camaro Z28 3.36:1 2.07:1 1.35:1 1.00:1 0.80:1 0.62:1
1993 Camaro Z28 with G92 axle 2.97:1 2.07:1 1.43:1 1.00:1 0.80:1 0.62:1
Pontiac GTO
Cadillac CTS-V
2.97:1 2.07:1 1.43:1 1.00:1 0.84:1 0.57:1
Chevrolet SSR 3.01:1 2.07:1 1.43:1 1.00:1 0.84:1 0.57:1
2005 Corvette Z51 2.97:1 2.07:1 1.43:1 1.00:1 0.71:1 0.57:1
  • 26-spline input shaft (GM)
  • 31-spline input shaft (Dodge)
  • 400 ft·lbf torque capacity (1993 F-Body)
  • 450 ft·lbf torque capacity (GM, except 1993 F-Body)
  • 600 ft·lbf torque capacity (Dodge)




Related Articles

CATEGORIES (articles) > Transmission > Manual Gearbox > Borg Warner T56 Gearbox Features

 
Search for keyword     



This content from Wikipedia is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.


copyright KitcarUSA.com 2017
terms and conditions | privacy policy