T-45 issues

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by WantedStang, Oct 1, 2006.

  1. WantedStang

    WantedStang New Member

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    :-[ Alright alright, when i first got my car, in august or so, the tranny would grind oh so often. My stock shifter had a lot of play in it, so i ordered a MGW LTD short throw, and i also added Royal Purple Synchromax... I guess this wasnt the best idea, supposedly the T-45 doesnt go well with the royal purple stuff. Anyways, with the shifter its a lot better, but the 2nd gear is still weird. If you try to rip 2nd, it grinds.. If you try to downshift into 2nd, it pops out some times... :help2: Not too sure if i should swap the fluid out again, or if i should just deal with the issues until i can save some cash and just rebuild or buy a new tranny.. Oh man
     
  2. Lightning Struck

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    popping out of second sounds like the synchros to me, a rebuild may be necessary :-[
     
  3. ju015dd

    ju015dd Well-Known Member

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    mine likes to pop out of 2nd everynow and then too... damn t45 :rant:
     
  4. scarface

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    Sounds just like mine used to. Then it started rattling at idle. I now sport a tremec t-45 out of a 99 cobra.
     
  5. Lightning Struck

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    i have a 99 cobra trans too ::)
     
  6. scarface

    scarface Guest

    ^^ HAHA...told ya I was a poser.
     
  7. Lightning Struck

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    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
  8. whty98

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    What?? T-45 don't like Royal Purple??? I've had mine in for about a year and nothing wrong. :eek:
     
  9. scarface

    scarface Guest

    I read the same somewhere...something to do with brass syncros or something?
     
  10. blwncobra

    blwncobra New Member

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    sounds like a bent shift shaft or a broken syncro. Mine started out the same way and now does it in 2nd and 3rd, come to think of it 4th at doing so hot either.

    mine is a tremec TKO, guess its time to rebuild....