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Old 03-12-2018, 12:23 AM
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Default T56 Magnum sequential shifter, pros/cons.

I have been running the stock Tremec T56 Magnum shifter for a few years now and have found it to be just marginally acceptable on the street and nearly useless at track speeds. I know I could replace it with any number of aftermarket H pattern shifters all of which are undoubtedly better than what I have. But I have seen youtube videos of sequential shifted T56s and I really like the idea of a sequential shifter. I have found two companies that currently sell a sequential shifter that will bolt on a stock T56 Magnum, S1 and Bremer. Both companies happen to be based in Australia and both shifters sell for about the same money with all the options at about $2400US. I'm looking for feedback from anyone who may have installed a sequential shifter and your experience with them. Might be helpful to discuss the pros and cons of a sequential shifted T56 maybe something I might not have considered.

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Old 03-13-2018, 10:41 PM
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$2400 for a shifter You are crazy to pay that. Sell your Magnum and go buy a G-Force GSR or GF5R dogbox if you want a bad ass affordable transmission.

There is no data for how much this "sequential" shifter actually wears the synchros. Have you tried any of the other shifters available for the T56 Magnum?
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Old 03-14-2018, 10:48 AM
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Will let you know in a couple months. I have a customer that has one on order and I am ordering the Magnum this week. He didn't want a standard H pattern shifter period.
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Old 03-14-2018, 03:36 PM
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We would never spend crazy money on something just because we want it... pro touring is nothing if not practical....
You remind me of the timing on a turbo engine...
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