I know it's been beat to death but I need to ask a few questions, sorry.
I didn't plan to do a trans swap anytime soon but I found a great deal I couldn't pass on. I should be picking it up tomorrow. I think I read somewhere that I can reuse the c4 trans mount for the T5, is that true? I plan to use a clutch cable, is there anyway good way to keep my headers and use a cable? I have heddman long tubes and I really don't want to replace them (not sure of the style they were on the car when I bought it).
The setup I'm buying includes a 10k mile rebuilt by tremec t5, the bell, pressure plate, flywheel, cable, pilot bearing, clutch fork, firewall adjuster, clutch, resurfaced flywheel, and a Steeda Tri ax. The trans has 10k on it but everything else has 2k on them.
Is there anything else that I am going to need? This is all from a fox body so I know I need the 28oz flywheel. Is there anything else that can't be used?
No, you cannot use the C4 mount with a T5. Many conversion mounts are available. The issue with the cable is burning the cable. Route it to avoid contact with the header if possible. It's a great upgrade, you'll be glad you did it!
Make sure the flywheel is compatible with your engine balance. Your engine is probably balanced at 28 oz, and most T5 flywheels are balanced at 50 oz. If the components aren't matched, it will have a very bad vibration.
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Ok thanks I knew about the flywheel. I don't think ill be doing power brakes, I will do a disk swap eventually but it is just going to be a street car so I'm not too concerned with the power booster. I would go with a hydrolic setup but I am trying to keep costs down right now and the t5 comes with a cable so I'd like to utilize it. Same with the stock linkages, I don't have them and I'd rather just use the cable since I have it.
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