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Articles: Drivetrain

Member-submitted articles related to DSM drivetrain systems - clutch, flywheel, axles, driveshafts, shifter, etc.

Diffs & LSDs - Part 2 - Types of Limited Slip

The great thing about differentials is that they allow the two outputs to rotate at different...
 

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Diffs & LSDs - Part 1 - Types of Differentials

In my opinion, it is best to keep differentials and limited-slip devices as separate in your...
 

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Using a 3g shifter with shift buttons

I havent seen anyone talk about this. However if your using the 3g shifter, then this is a...
 

W4A33 tech and build thread

Hi
Im opening this to collect info about our loved w4a33

In this post i want to have some data...
 
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How to properly bleed your hydraulic clutch

This method of clutch bleeding will work on pretty much any car.
Forget about what the manuals...
 

DSM Shifter Repair Parts

As we all know, our beloved cars are getting older by the minute and the sloppy shifters that...
 

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How to replace a clutch master cylinder in a 1G the easy way

Ok, I just replaced my master cylinder in my car, and i have found an easier way to replace it...
 

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2G 3g eclipse shifter in 2g eclipse turbo (HOW TO)

ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE ASK! (UPDATED WIRING INFO 1/17/21)

wiring off of 3g shifter as follows -...
 
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Changing your AT fluid

I attempted this by myself about 2 weeks ago with minor tools and a Hayne's manual. Since then...
 

2G DSM Automatic Transmission Tear Down and Assembly Videos

Made a few videos that I posted up on Facebook but I know that information can get lost very...
 

2G How to disable the clutch start switch (CSS)

Disabling the clutch start switch is recommended by most 2g DSM'ers but information on how to do...
 

2G 2G AWD M/T to A/T Swap, How To!!

So recently I converted my 2g Talon to Automatic and I couldnt seem to find any good info on the...
 

Auto Transmission Wiki

I have been developing this site for 3 years in total and 2 years of that in private. I have...
 

EVO Rear LSD in a 1G/2G housing

First and foremost, all the USDM Evos come with the rear differential configured to provide far...
 

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2G B&M shifter install video.

Because videos are better.
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2G AWD Swap Video Series

This is my second time doing the AWD swap on a 2g DSM, 9 years after the first one so I've...
 

2G How To: Replacing AWD shifter lever oil seal

Hey all,

This will be a short how-to guide on how to replace your leaky oil seal that sits...
 

Automatic Transmission Overhaul Manual for DSMs

Here's a PDF with all of the info needed for the overhaul of the F4A33, W4A32 & W4A33 automatic...
 

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2G Regreasing wheel bearings with better grease

Hey all, thought this might be on interest to some so would offer up my tips when doing this if...
 
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1g Transmission internals in a 2g case

1g Transmission internals swapped into a 2g case by Tim Zimmer (twicks69)...
 

W4A33 Front Clutch replacement, page 2

This is just a continuation from the W4A33 Front Clutch replacement from page 1, which was here...
 
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W4A33 Front Clutch replacement, page 1

I tried this thread and while it is very helpful, I had no pictures to go by, and to me, they...
 
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Easiest Way To Pull/Install A Trans

Here’s a very poorly put together/cringy video that I made to show the easiest way that I’ve...
 

2g awd front axle removal (others may apply)

2G removal of front axles

The factory service manual is nice to have to reference...
 
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Clutch basic 101: A clutch basics thread for everybody

The following statements are my opinions but they are based on 26 years of wrenching on...
 

1g/2g Automatic Shift Point maps

Factory Shift point maps for 1g Auto Cars. I made these for aftermarket shift boxes that have an...
 

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