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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 1st, 01, 08:46 AM Thread Starter
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anyone running one of these on the street? if so how do you like it?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 1st, 01, 10:35 AM
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I have heard of a company called Jeffco that makes similar transmissions specifically for street cars. The guy who runs the place used to work for Jericho I think (or was it Lenco?). They actually are made to fit in the stock TH350/400 or PG spot on first gen cars. They feature alluminum parts, are cheaper, and are four speeds. I haven't seen one running, but they are supposed to handle 1000 horses.

Bad things I have heard about the Jericho is that it is a real pain to downshift while driving. I don't know why that is, but it is what I have heard. The article I read on the Jeffco trans said that it was specifically made to be easier to downshift than other brands so that it would be more of a street trans.
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The Jerrico has straight cut gears and is VERY noisy. I use to rebuild them for the #27 and #37 Busch Grand National cars of Brewco Motorsports. They are very nice transmissions, but not for street use. They are basicly a redesigned T&C Ford toploader.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 1st, 01, 01:31 PM
 
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I agree with Big Gear, I have run them in street cars but you gotta shift'em really fast and down shifting can be quite a chore. Not really reccomended.....

Jeffco is here in San Diego, and the boys are from Lenco (also here in SD). I have personally put 6 of these units into street cars and they WORK. One actually used a torqueconverter with a valve, rather than a clutch.
They also have a five speed available, but I dont think they are advertising that.

But all mentioned above were spennnnnnndy...

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 1st, 01, 02:20 PM Thread Starter
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thanx for the info, how do I get a hold of the Jeffco people? do they have a website?
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Mar 3rd, 01, 03:40 PM
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Ive had a Jerico in my car for 6 years now and love it, yes they are noisy, but its a cool noise, anymore info e mail me, oh its unbreakable too...ive tried

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