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Buy Jetta Cali FWD 5 Speed Manual 1.9 L

It is not abundantly clear what a VW Cali is to me. From what I can deduce it is a VW van of sorts, made to meet California specifications for the California lifestyle. My suspicion is Cali is an abbreviation of California. It seems to be the recreational vehicle for every day of the year. [...]

Spicer ES52-7B Transmissions for sale

The ES52-7B is a 7 speed manual transmission for large heavy duty trucks. It is for commercial purposes only. The Spicer ”ES” prefix stands for Easy Shift. Part of Dana Holding company [a supplier of axles, big rig highway transmissions and drive-train components], Spicer was incorporated in 1904 as Spicer Universal Joint Manufacturing Company by [...]

Best Manual Transmissions For Sale

People searching for the best manual transmission for sale [as opposed to automatic transmissions] in cars are generally driven by two factors: fuel economy and or acceleration. Cars with limited horsepower (four-cylinder engines) usually benefit the most with manual transmissions. Driving preference comes into play with manual transmissions and V6- or V8-powered engines. There’s also [...]

T56 transmission for sale

T56-Borg Warner Transmission For Sale

The T-56 six speed manual transmission was originally designed and built by Borg-Warner for the Dodge Viper and came to be used in a wide range of performance oriented of vehicles from General Motors, Dodge, and Ford Motor Company. The transmission later was built by Tremec Corp, [...]

Manual Transmission Problems

Manual transmission problems?

There is a die-hard group of people who swear by manual transmissions. Their belief, in part is that manual transmission problems seem to be less common and less expensive to fix than automatic transmissions. I think they are a bit out of date a have prejudice towards manual or [...]

T5 Transmission For Sale

T5 Transmission For Sale

The T5 manual transmission is manufactured by Borg Warner Corporation. Being a transmission shop owner for over 25 years, of which I sold 4 and a half years ago and came to work for Brian, the owner of, it’s possible that I worked on more B/W transmissions [...]

European Cars Make Good Use Of Manual Transmissions

European Transmissions for Sale

Typically speaking European drivers consider manual transmissions more suitable for their driving purposes than automatic transmissions, accounting for as much as five out of every seven transmissions made and sold in that area of the world. The two leading reasons for this type of thinking are: (1) the [...]

Manual Transmissions Old and New

In 1832, W. H. James introduced his invention of a three-speed standard transmission. Panhard and Levassor ( a company name) are credited with the invention of the modern transmission – installed in their 1895 Panhard. On April 28, 1908, Leonard Dyer was awarded one of the earliest patents for an automotive transmission. The experimental vehicles were [...]

Tremec T56 (MM6) Manual Transmissions

Tremec T56 Manual Transmissions For Sale

These six-speed manual transmissions are known throughout the industry for its ability to withstand extreme torque loads such as those demanded by the Corvette’s LS1 and LS6 engines, as well as rigors of competition driving. Nevertheless, it’s an extremely flexible unit. In addition to outstanding strength, [...]

Affordable Rebuilt Manual Transmissions for Sale.

Good News: Manual Transmissions for Sale.

Great care needs to be taken in identifying manual transmissions. Many units are produced with the same design externally, but have different ratios to work with the many engines found in these vehicles. Obviously a transmission with gear ratios for a [...]