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View Poll Results: Which Trans is best for my '69 Firebird?
TKO 500 5 1.43%
TKO 600 91 26.00%
T-56 195 55.71%
Richmond 17 4.86%
Other 42 12.00%
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Old 01-18-2011, 06:10 PM
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How many people have experience converting their car from a mechanical clutch linkage to hydraulic?

How's the pedal feel/feedback?

I can see a few potential benefits:
- Less clutter in the engine compartment
- Ease of installation
- Header clearance
- Use of heavier pressure plates

Any downsides other than price?
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Hi Sieg,

This is a good question, but I recommend you start it as a fresh thread. And check our customer testimonials section for lots of first hand feedback on this.

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I voted "other", and someone wanted to know what "other" meant. Jerico DR-4 4 speed, except I swapped in the road racing sliders, with a GV overdrive here....and a Long Shifters V-gate. Yes, it's a street car.
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I also voted "other" and will be using the Jerico WC4.

http://www.jericoperformance.com/index.htm
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I flipped the coin for a T-56 Magnum, so you can guess what my thoughts are.

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I have not heard much about or read about the Jerico Trans. What are their pros and cons?
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I have not heard much about or read about the Jerico Trans. What are their pros and cons?
Pros: Virtually indestructible, clutchless/precise shifting, many gear ratios available.

Cons: Loud & clunky (if that's a problem for you), generally require more attention/servicing than a true street trans.
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I had a GForce GSR dog box in a race car and it has no business being on the street. The sheer whine is for a race environment only. It shifts instantly and is one bad mofo with a zillion gear ratio options. Another plus is that they are around 60lbs..... saving an easy 70lbs from swapping away from a T56.... and then another 20-30lbs with running a lightweight 7.25" triple disc clutch/PP/flywheel setup (mine was 13lbs total).

Once again... this transmission is not a street transmission by any definition. Straight cut gears and dogs for gear engagement are brutal on the senses over time.
The 4 speed dog boxes are affordable. The 5 speeds which are yet again a step up with little compromise in gearing... are super $$$'s.
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I had a GForce GSR dog box in a race car and it has no business being on the street. The sheer whine is for a race environment only. It shifts instantly and is one bad mofo with a zillion gear ratio options. Another plus is that they are around 60lbs..... saving an easy 70lbs from swapping away from a T56.... and then another 20-30lbs with running a lightweight 7.25" triple disc clutch/PP/flywheel setup (mine was 13lbs total).

Once again... this transmission is not a street transmission by any definition. Straight cut gears and dogs for gear engagement are brutal on the senses over time.
The 4 speed dog boxes are affordable. The 5 speeds which are yet again a step up with little compromise in gearing... are super $$$'s.
No business on the street? I certainly would not condone daily driving with one, but plenty of people drive dog boxes on the street occasionally just fine. It's not that big of a deal. If you don't like the noise, that's a different issue.

I love the sounds of my T101A (now owned by GForce). Once I get my car back together it will be driven on the street plenty.
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I have not heard much about or read about the Jerico Trans. What are their pros and cons?


Where ya been RON! How 'bout some updates on your build???
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