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Hughes Performance XTM and XFM Series Converters

Available for General Motors, Ford and Chrysler transmissions. The “XTM” is slightly higher stall for gas engine application and the “XFM” is a lower stall for diesel engine applications.

Diesel Transmissions

It’s no longer a secret… heck, it’s no longer that special for a diesel engine to make 1,000-plus horsepower. It’s become commonplace, and due to that increased capability, it seems these days, OE manufacturers are rating transmissions at their absolute limits.

Pfitzner Performance Gearboxes’ TREMEC T56-TR 6060 Performance Gearbox Range

Having created the first sequential-operation 6-speed gearsets for the TREMEC T56 – TR-6060 range, PPG has introduced complete billet aluminum-encased units for these gearboxes.

Tranny Tribulations

Is your transmission built to handle high horsepower?

American Powertrain Pro-Fit TKX 5-Speed Systems for 1982-1992 F Body Camaro/Firebird

This all-new transmission from American Powertrain has a 600 lb-ft of torque capacity with shifts up to 7800 RPM.

Speed Systems
Holley Transmission Installation Kits for Small-Block and Big-Block Chevy Applications

Holley’s Transmission Installation Kits come complete with everything you will need to bolt a Tremec TKX or TKO transmission to a Chevrolet Small-Block or Big-Block V8 built between 1955 and 2000. The kits are built using a mixture of our best brands, including Lakewood, Hays and Mr. Gasket, these kits include items like the pilot

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Upgrading Your Diesel Transmission

When looking to add horsepower to your diesel engine, there are numerous upgrades that come to mind for most people, but one aspect usually overlooked is the transmission, and that’s a critical component to making sure horsepower actually gets to the ground. We cover some important transmission and fluid info in this episode of the

PPE GM Allison 10L1000 Deep Transmission Pan

The deep PPE Pan Increases fluid capacity by a full gallon, which lowers transmission fluid temperature.

deep transmission pan
American Powertrain GEN III HEMI 6-Speed Transmission Package

The Magnum 6-speed package is designed for enthusiasts planning a GEN III swap into a classic Mopar muscle car.

Diesel Transmission Upgrades

Diesel owners who add big horsepower, wheels and tires also need some driveline upgrades to keep it all together.

Hot Shot’s Secret ATF+4, DEXRON III and MERCON V Automatic Transmission Fluids

Both formulas, Severe Duty Blue Diamond +4/D3/M5 and Adrenaline Pro Shift +4, are developed from combined 100% poly-a-olefin (PAO) Group IV and high-quality Group V synthetic oils.

ATI Names a Chief Transmission Technology Officer

ATI Performance Products, based near Baltimore, MD, has announced the appointment of Vince Fourcade as chief transmission technology officer (CTTO). Fourcade brings three decades of performance racing and automatic transmission building expertise to this new position. Fourcade raced in the Pro Stock, Pro Rear Wheel Drive, Top Sportsman, and Top Dragster categories in the ’80s.