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Old 08-16-2013, 12:12 PM   #1413
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Originally Posted by lil'redwagon View Post
but a built, reinforced 5sp costs more than a 6sp!
and also all built 5-speed transmission are inferior to a stock 6-speed as far as strenght goes.

Originally Posted by Frank A View Post
It's also ~75 lbs lighter, which is the whole point of using the 5 sp in this car. If a PPG 5 sp is the only upgrade I have to do get a reliable 400 whp in a 2000 lb car that cost me less than $20k, I don't really see why anyone should be complaining.
75lbs could have been save somewhere else. IMO is kind stupid to try to save weight on a component that is crucial to realibily. The way I see it like running 3qts of oil instead of 4qts . Also 75lbs are not going to slow your track times by a second... l
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