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Old 05-13-2011, 01:47 PM
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Default Experience with G Force T5 transmission?

Anyone have road racing experience with the GForce T5 transmission?

The manufacturer claims this transmission can handle 500 HP and 600 ft/lb of torque.

I'm wondering if reality lines up with the marketing materials.............?
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Old 05-13-2011, 01:58 PM
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Default G Force T5?

I haven't heard of it. Can you post a website page that refers to it?

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Old 05-13-2011, 02:14 PM
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Default link to GForce T5 page

Link to GForce T5 page is provided below

http://www.gforcetransmissions.com/tran_gt-5.asp
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Old 05-13-2011, 03:27 PM
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Default G Force T5

Ok, from their website:

"The kits are available in synchronized, dog ring straight cut and helical cut dog ring (NMRA Approved) versions and feature high nickel gears, a heavy duty 26 spline input shaft, and an available 9310 mainshaft upgrade. There is even an optional steel shift fork upgrade. The race only dog ring kits utilize straight-cut gears to cope with the more aggressive dog ring engagement, while the synchronized kit features helical-cut gears for better noise reduction while still retaining extra gear width."

Must have the 15 degree helical-cut gears with brass synchros to be compliant in AS.

Also, their HP and torque quote does not say which box can do 600 HP and 500 ft-lbs of torque. I'm going to bet it is the dog ring box, but I recommend that you call them and ask which.

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Old 05-13-2011, 03:27 PM
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I've wondered the same thing. Although, I have yet to break my WC T-5. I must be too easy on it. As soon as I break my exisitng T-5, I'll try it out.

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Old 05-13-2011, 03:30 PM
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I ran one in the SeDiv for a full season. My motor made 342 RWHP, so I am guessing about 380-ish at the crank. I am a three-foot driver and believe I am easy on the drivetrain, but regardless; I had zero problems.

It's for sale BTW. PM me if interested
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Old 05-13-2011, 04:01 PM
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Does yours have the square cut gears and dog rings?
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Old 05-13-2011, 04:21 PM
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We've got 2 of them for sale. They came with JVK's car. 1 broken, 1 still ok.
I don't think they are the G-Force T-5's but have the internal mods from G-Force.
The broken one is just missing 3rd., well it's there just makes noise.
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Old 05-14-2011, 12:28 AM
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Does yours have the square cut gears and dog rings?
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Helical cut with syncros. I'm switching to a dog box. Gforce says my curruent box is good to 600 HP. I think that is optimistic and with the power my new motor should put out, I do not want to chance it.
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Old 05-15-2011, 01:09 PM
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600 hp for 10 seconds is a lot different than 440 hp for 40 minutes at a time.
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