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Re: trannys

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Subject: Re: trannys
From: "Rick Fisk" <>
Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2002 21:11:05 -0500
The biggest differences are that a ribcase trans has much better synchros
and better gear ratios.  The smoothcase has a bushing on the front end of
the mainshaft, while the ribcase has a needle roller bearing.

I'm sure there are more differences, but these are the biggies.

'59 Sprite (smoothcase)
'65 MGB

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Sent: Friday, December 27, 2002 8:37 PM
Subject: trannys

> can someone tell me the difference in a smoothcase and ribbed trans in a
sprite   thanks  gmg

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