New Viper T56 or a new Magnum

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  1. Jambonez

    Jambonez Member

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    Hey guys
    It's that time to slap in a six speed in my 69 Roadrunner it has a built 440 with around 600 hp. I was looking at T56 Magnums and was about to pull the pin on one but then a new fresh out of the crate 06 Viper TUET 2062 T56 went for sale for around half the price of the Magnums and its only 2 hrs away from me which is a bonus.
    My question is the T56 has a rating of 550 tq but everywhere I see is saying there good up to 650-700
    Will it hold up on a street car witch sees the track a few times a year?
    I know the Magnum is rated for 700hp
    Also with a QuickTime bell housing does a guy need to cut down the longer input shaft or does the bell housing compensate for that?

    Thanks for everyone time
     
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    Get the magnum, built for the power and fits better
     
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    Magnum has the mechanical speedo output and is stronger...

    That being said if you get a screaming deal on the Viper trans you can convert to a magnum tailshaft with mechanical speedo really easy... also the 550hp "limit" is usually the 5/6 gears that frag when putting lots of torque through them - so on a street car you'd be pretty good
     
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