WTB: T5 for XR

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WTB: T5 for XR

Post by JimG » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:17 pm

Since my T9 deep sixed, I'm looking for a t5 with good gears for my XR and preferably ready to go.
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Re: WTB: T5 for XR

Post by reddy2300 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:58 pm

And a bellhousing, clutch plate, drive shaft, trans mount, etc.

It's not a "same for same" swap.
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Re: WTB: T5 for XR

Post by Longitudinal » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:14 pm

I have a TC T5 and bell housing with release fork. Make a deal and I will box it up and ship it to you this weekend.

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Re: WTB: T5 for XR

Post by timxr8 » Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:22 pm

Are you happy with the gear ratios in the T9? Have you done any research into the swap? Looked at which T5 you would like (Over 5 different Ford ratio configurations)?

4 cyl have a few: (First gear/OD) 4.03/.82, 3.97/.79, 3.5/.8
V6/V8: 3.35/.73, 3.35/.68
V8/Motorsport: 2.95/.8, 2.95/.63

Then you can mix and match to create your own if you want. I am building a 2.95/.73 (just like the F-Body V8). Many aftermarket gears now to do a .8 in the 2.95 box.
reddy2300 wrote:
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:58 pm
And a bellhousing, clutch plate, drive shaft, trans mount, etc.

It's not a "same for same" swap.
Don't forget to align the bellhousing. Especially if using an adapter bushing to fit a V8 trans.
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Re: WTB: T5 for XR

Post by JimG » Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:23 pm

Tim, I always thought that with the T-9, First gear was to short and third gear too long. It seems that the 2.95 1st would be more driveable bringing all gears closer together and improving the transition from 1st to 2nd
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Re: WTB: T5 for XR

Post by mopman93 » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:53 pm

I have a T5Z motorsport box and a 300zx tailhousing that puts the shifter in the same place as the cosworth. PM me if interested.

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