I believe the biggest issue is fluid moving away from the front gear set as you accelerate, and over time this weakens the gears, which then eventually fail. Setting up a pump system to keep fluid on the front gears will help, but the trans still has a limited life span behind big hp.
I don't "abuse" my tranny, but I gernaded my input shaft drive gear and the driven gear just doing a gentle 3rd gear pull on the high way. My datalogger claims 928wtq at the time of the "incident".
I've contemplated G-Force upgrades and other stuff, but people are destroying them as well, so I think the 6060 is the best bet. Shifts better/smoother, and seems to be stronger.
1995 TT RT/10
Ive been through 2 so far. 1 stock tranny and 1 "built" tranny on my Roe car.
I think its luck of the draw. RSi is about to install my third tranny in the next few weeks.
Its built by Rockland Gears. The loaner transmission that I am running now seems to work great and its stock. It actually feels better than the built one that I tore up. Go figure.
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