Finally run at Willowbank, the only changes to car was swapping the FMX to a C10 using same modified stallie. The new trans has shift kit and full man valve.
Gained >.3 sec on 1/8 mile run from 8.611 to 8.336
1/4 time from 13.36 to 13.04 thou had to back off before the line has the car was vibrating badly, think its the rear left rim!
Still plenty more in it!!
Verdict FMX's are power slugs as many claim!
FMX are supposed to be the fastest shifting gearbox Ford made. It's true but they are heavy. Chuck a Stage 2 B&M shift kit in a C4 and it shifts faster, harder and its lighter. But as standard boxes go the FMX did a great job.
Yeah i have had both, obviously the spline on the fmx is bigger and stronger but comes at a cost bit like a c6 to me it's a big block gearbox, my new c4-c10 has a deep alloy pan that stop's flexing and disapate's heat much better, only thing is the cost of pan about 340 dollar's. I have gone as far as you can go on my c4 without spending twice as much eg planetary gears and roller bearing's instead of thrust washer's and billet servo. but at 1260 dollar's for my box minus converter and line's it's money well spent.
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