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Z33 CD009 Transmission Swaps

The CD009 Transmission: A Solid Choice for LS and LT Conversions

Affordability Compatibility Performance— Three Reasons to Choose a CD009 Transmission

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When it comes to engine swaps, one critical component often overlooked is the transmission. Yet, it's a decision that can make or break the success of your LS or LT conversion project. While the T-56 has long been the go-to choice for high-performance swaps, its rising cost and scarcity have left many enthusiasts searching for more budget-friendly alternatives. Enter the CD009 transmission, a reliable and affordable option that's gaining popularity among car builders.

CD009 transmission with drifting car

The CD009, originally found in the '05-'06 Nissan 350z and G35, is a 6-speed manual transmission that packs a punch without breaking the bank. Costing around $1,700 brand new and even less when purchased used, it's a fraction of the price of its counterparts like the T-56. Plus, its widespread availability means you won't have to scour the internet for hours to find one.

But affordability isn't the only reason to consider the CD009. Its strength and reliability have been tested and proven, with many users reporting successful swaps pushing over 1000 horsepower. This transmission isn't just a budget option; it's a powerhouse in its own right.

LS engine or LT engine to CD009 Z33 Transmision

One of the key factors that make the CD009 an attractive choice is its compatibility with LS and LT engines, thanks to adapter kits like those offered by G Force. These kits make the installation process a breeze, with minimal modification required. With components like custom steel flywheels, adapter plates, and pilot bushings included, you'll have everything you need to mate the CD009 to your GM powerplant.

But what about performance? The CD009 holds its own against the competition, with gear ratios that strike a balance between acceleration and top-end speed. While drag racers might prefer the shorter gears of the T-56, the CD009 excels in all-around performance, both on the street and the track.

So why choose the CD009 for your LS or LT swap? For starters, it's a solid transmission that won't break the bank. Its proven reliability and compatibility with high-powered engines make it a favorite among enthusiasts. And with a growing aftermarket support, including clutch kits and upgrades, you'll have no trouble finding the parts you need to complete your build.

In a world where engine swaps can quickly drain your wallet, the CD009 offers a refreshing alternative. Whether you're building a weekend warrior or a track monster, this transmission has what it takes to get the job done. So why settle for anything less? Upgrade your LS or LT swap with the CD009 transmission and experience the difference for yourself.

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