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Old 07-26-2001, 10:01 PM   #1
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Default Half/Full Doxbox tranny?

I'm planning on putting an STi engine in my L within a month or two. Shortly thereafter (as soon as I can come up with another $3200), I know I'll have to upgrade my tranny, and I was leaning heavily toward a half-dogbox setup, as I want to do a little drag racing and autoxing on the side (mainly drag racing).

What advantages and disadvantages are there to a dogbox tranny? I want something as reliable as possible, as I drive about 500 miles/week, and motorsports are just a side issue. I want this tranny to last at least 3 years, and I'm planning on running at about 300 hp. Are there any other viable options to a dogbox upgrade as far as trannies are concerned?

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Old 07-26-2001, 10:43 PM   #3
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I was looking at getting a reinforced non dog box when i go turbo, just because I dont want to dread shifting gears in my car. I know a company that MIGHT make me some titanium synchros and gears...I am hoping .


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Old 07-26-2001, 10:47 PM   #4
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Help me out here, blindeye, why would you "dread" shifting with a dogbox? Is it really that much different than a normal tranny?

This is why I'm posting now, is to learn the facts before I acts

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Old 07-27-2001, 09:56 AM   #6
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We upgrade transmissions to the dog gears. Full dog box is the best way to go. We don't offer half dog gears. Most likely you will have to upgrade to a full dog box.

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