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#18: 12-04-2012, 09:21 PM
 
 mwiener2
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Originally Posted by kred View Post
I've heard that a subaru 5-speed manual tranny is good up to about 300 whp, but I'm not sure if an automatic would be any less durable.
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Originally Posted by TurboLag23 View Post
This is true, but an auto to manual swap is time consuming and VERY pricy. Not everyone's cup of tea.
I put 500+ ftlbs / 500+ HP through my stock 5mt. I'm mean to it. It hasn't broken yet. I'm trying. Really, I am. It won't break.


Stock 5EAT I'd start getting worried around 325 ftlbs. I'm told with valve body upgrades and such they will also hold in the 500 range.
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