Discussion Starter · #41 ·
I agree with both of you guys, they are pretty damn stout transmissions but I was wondering the same thing about his parts, he doesn't seem to want to give a lot of info about where they came from. I had a buddy who looked them up and he said as far as just ordering genuine NV gears, they are not available anymore. I am not sure at this point whether to ride it out and see if they got it done right this time, or skip the headache, sell the 6 speed and use the extra money to build a stout 5 speed. Like I said, I rarely do any heavy pulling, and during the summer we take the boat out a lot and it's a 23' boat, but it only weighs maybe 2 tons trailer and all. To give you an idea of how heavy I pull, I do not even have a goose neck ball in it. As far as shoving copious amounts of power down the tranny, I usually run my TST on 3-3 standard power, and when I want to play around I put it on the twins program, still 3-3. So I don't see where I am really exceeding the capability of a well built NV5600 with a Zoom Stage 2 ceramic centrifugal clutch. The first re-build we even sat down and discussed what I had done/how I drove it/and what my plans were, so he could help me build it with good stuff to make it last and give me the repeat performance I was wanting.