A six-speed transmission will fit behind most engines without any issues, but shifter placement can be a problem. Silver Sport Transmissions has created a solution for shifter placement issues with its Mid-Shift Kit. This kit allows you to move the shifter position forward on the transmission.
If you’re trying to put a six-speed transmission in a street rod, truck, or any vehicle with a bench seat, the position of the shifter becomes a problem. These builds require the shifter to land about 13” from the back of the transmission’s bell housing, the problem is a TREMEC transmission only offers 16.57” in stock form. Continue Reading