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how do I inspect a used t56?

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toyodajeff
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how do I inspect a used t56?

Post by toyodajeff » Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:50 pm

I found a t56 on my local craigslist and the price okay. The car has 130,000 miles and is being parted out. does anyone have any tips on how to inspect a t56 out of a ls1 camaro or firebird. I'm looking to put this in my el camino. Thanks for any input. I know to grab the input shaft and see if theres any play but what else. I dont think these have an inspection cover like an old 4 speed. Is there anyway i can look at the gears and syncros before i buy it, but without completely disasmmbling it?

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Re: how do I inspect a used t56?

Post by toyodajeff » Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:46 pm

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Re: how do I inspect a used t56?

Post by RatMalibu » Sat Jun 23, 2012 12:46 pm

I can't think of a good way to check a used one but you could send D&D performance an email and ask them.....with those miles I would for sure be doing a synchro/blocker set and a new shift fork before I installed it though
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Re: how do I inspect a used t56?

Post by TURNA » Mon Jun 25, 2012 7:49 pm

unless it is something obvious, you cant without opening it up.
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