April 02, 2020, 01:11:13 PM

Author Topic: T56 Magnum Fbody (bolt in replacement for T56)  (Read 1652 times)

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Re: T56 Magnum Fbody (bolt in replacement for T56)
« Reply #15 on: March 25, 2020, 06:59:09 PM »
I'd love to hear some more reviews from folks on the F-body magnums.  Anyone have hot tips on clutch hydraulics and slave cylinders these days?


I got 100 miles on mine, it is great so far. I may get the car back out for a drive here in the next week or so. I had a slight trans fluid smell when it got warmed up and I would get on it. I don't know if it was coming out of the vent or just because it is new or if there is an actual leak. I will get back under it before my next drive. Nothing on the ground underneath the car though.

I kept all the hydraulics identical and used a fresh LUK slave. I am still running a Spec Stage 3 clutch. Also I used my old Hurst OEM SS shifter. Although I may switch to the shiftier the trans comes with but I need a new stick in order to use it. I opened up the relief on the trans case that the slave quick release fitting goes through. The gold fitting was actually hitting the transmission case. That was my only real issue on the install aside from shortening my driveshaft and changing my trans yoke.

That was really the only thing I had to do. It does use fewer bolts to go from the bell housing to transmission.
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