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Category “Transmission”

Propshaft & Differential

Friday, 2 August, 2013

There’s a fundamental problem with mixing gearboxes and differentials from different manufacturers in a car. Some manufacturers use high gear ratios and a low final drive, and other manufacturers use low gear ratios and high final drives. If you mix the two, you can end up with both low ratio gearbox and diff (bugger all […]


Gearbox

Tuesday, 30 July, 2013

The gearbox I’ve chosen to use is a late-spec R154 with a remote shifter from a JZX90 Chaser. Tech2 tell you to get a gearbox from a MK3 JZA70 Supra, but any gearbox from one of those is going to be 20+ years old, and they are a slightly weaker design than the later box. […]