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Old 12-16-2003, 09:17 AM   #1
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Default Keisler Tremec TKO 5-speed transmission kit for sale

I've got a brand new, still in the box Keisler 5-speed kit that I'm not going to use. The TKO won't work with the rear I decided to install, so I have to get a different transmission. You'll have to wait 10+ weeks to get this from Keisler, you can have mine in a few days! :lol: Price, $2450 plus shipping (I paid $2900+).

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Old 12-16-2003, 09:51 AM   #2
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I will see if I can cancel my order.
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Old 12-16-2003, 09:51 AM   #3
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:cry I wish!!! :cry

Sure you don't want to donate it to a friendly Texan? :jester Good luck selling it.
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Old 12-16-2003, 09:54 AM   #4
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I should ask is this the TKO or the TKO II? Also, what gears is the speedo cable set for?



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Old 12-16-2003, 10:05 AM   #5
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1971Ultra, it's the regular $2900 TKO. I don't really like the overdrive ratio in the TKO II, and I know of lots of really fast Mustangs running the TKO without any problems at all. Shafi Keisler recommended this transmission for anything not involving forced induction or major nitrous.

IMO, the .87 overdrive of the TKO II is a big negative. If I needed more strength, I'd just install the TKO II third gear in the TKO I and have the best of both worlds. Third and fifth are different in the TKO II, everything else is the same.

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Old 12-16-2003, 10:08 AM   #6
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Also, what gears is the speedo cable set for?
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Old 12-16-2003, 10:24 AM   #7
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Speedo gear is for a 3.08 rear and 26 inch tires.
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Old 12-16-2003, 10:28 AM   #8
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Unfortunately, I need the speedo to be set for a 3.55. I don't think Keisler will switch it for me if I am cancelling an order. Any suggestions?


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Old 12-16-2003, 11:21 AM   #9
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Also, there terms of sale indicate that my deposit is non-refundable. :sad:

Too bad, this is a good deal for somebody :yesnod:
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Old 12-16-2003, 03:23 PM   #10
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Default Re: Keisler Tremec TKO 5-speed transmission kit for sale (1971Ultra)

This IS a good deal, and I sure wish I could take advantage of you, errrr, of this deal, but I just can't swing that much coin! :mad

If nothing else, here's a TTT for ya, good luck!

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Old 12-17-2003, 07:57 PM   #11
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Oh boy would this slide into my car very well. It would also cure my leaky Muncie problem. I'd even pick it up. Lets see mmm how could I slip this past my wife. Do you still have it?


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Old 12-17-2003, 09:22 PM   #12
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Come on Gordon, it's calling your name! :lol:

Yep, it's still here... :D
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Old 12-17-2003, 09:32 PM   #13
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Lets see mmm how could I slip this past my wife.
I've been trying to figure out the same thing. :yesnod:
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Old 12-20-2003, 10:20 AM   #14
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TKO is SOLD to the man in the red LT-1! :D

Hopefully, Gordon can stop scattering Muncie parts all over Etown raceway now.


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Old 12-20-2003, 03:43 PM   #15
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:) :) :) :) :) :) :)
Can't wait to get it in and run it. 5 speed no waiting 10 weeks for this.
No more Muncie breakdowns or Muncie countergear leaks. :steering:
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Old 12-23-2003, 06:38 AM   #16
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Speedo gear is for a 3.08 rear and 26 inch tires.
...or you can cheat :yesnod:
http://www.atrol.com/ go here and click on "Cable X" or "ERA" you'll enjoy these little do-hickies. :chevy Nothing like adjusting some DIP switches to change something as trivial as modifying your tire or gear ratios. My friend who installed a T56 into his '68 Chevelle pointed me to these neat toys :cheers:

OOPS, sorry Flareside- I wasn't fast enough. You may have been able to use these in conjunction with ...... oohhhhh boy. DOH!


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Old 12-23-2003, 01:40 PM   #17
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The Tremec speedo gear is a small plastic affair attached to the end of the speedo cable. You just remove the cable, clip on a new gear, then reinstall the cable. 5 minutes and 5 dollars.

Those electric speedo converters are pretty cool, but expensive. Now that the TKO and T56 are both available with a mechanical speedo, they're not too popular anymore.
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