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Re: Venom's 95 RX-7 Feed Widebody Build
« Reply #45 on: September 09, 2020, 02:56:30 PM »
Looks like the Escalade is in nice shape!

Thanks! It is in much much much better condition than the two vehicles it replaced!
1995 RX-7 - LS1, T56: Feed wide body, Feed CF Side skirts, 57DR 18's, K-Sport coilovers, 99 spec\ tails and spoiler, SpeedHut, Aeromotive, TwinZ Diffuser
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Re: Venom's 95 RX-7 Feed Widebody Build
« Reply #46 on: February 22, 2021, 09:10:58 AM »
I am almost finished with the 5 FD LS builds I have been working on over the past few years for a friend of mine.   I am gearing up to start working on my car again finally.

I have the Reverse Pop out issue with my T56 so I am going to replace the Reverse synchro/gear/shift pads.   I took a couple photos of the gear with the tail housing off.   I couldn't really tell anything from this.  Still planning on just replacing the parts and hoping that fixes the issue.


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1995 RX-7 - LS1, T56: Feed wide body, Feed CF Side skirts, 57DR 18's, K-Sport coilovers, 99 spec\ tails and spoiler, SpeedHut, Aeromotive, TwinZ Diffuser
2010 Cadillac Escalade: Daily Driver and pulls my 18' car hauler

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Re: Venom's 95 RX-7 Feed Widebody Build
« Reply #47 on: February 22, 2021, 10:35:16 AM »
My magnum has popped out of reverse since brand new. Iíve had the tail housing off of mine and it looked just fine. No idea what the deal is.

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Re: Venom's 95 RX-7 Feed Widebody Build
« Reply #48 on: February 22, 2021, 11:45:37 AM »
My magnum has popped out of reverse since brand new. Iíve had the tail housing off of mine and it looked just fine. No idea what the deal is.

https://www.thirdgen.org/forums/transmissions-drivetrain/395377-tonys-t-56-reverse.html

I found this thread a while back describing a "fix" for the issue.  Looks like there just isn't enough engagement on some of these?
1995 RX-7 - LS1, T56: Feed wide body, Feed CF Side skirts, 57DR 18's, K-Sport coilovers, 99 spec\ tails and spoiler, SpeedHut, Aeromotive, TwinZ Diffuser
2010 Cadillac Escalade: Daily Driver and pulls my 18' car hauler

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Re: Venom's 95 RX-7 Feed Widebody Build
« Reply #49 on: February 22, 2021, 12:09:29 PM »
Yeah I looked when I had it apart and visually it appears like thereís enough engagement but maybe with the shifter there isnít enough travel.

Even holding the shifter in reverse it kicks it out and then grinds the syncros. The best strategy I have is just really shove it hard into reverse and be very gentle on the clutch.

Hope you get it fixed! Nothing like being in front of a ton of people and youíre crunching gears and canít move your loud ass car out of the way lmao.