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Mendeola S5 sequential shift 5 speed transaxle

Simplicity, durability and 5 gears, that's what the Mendeola S5 sequential shift transaxle delivers.  Based on the successful S4 transaxle this transaxle provides an extra gear for applications that need increased hi speeds on the top end.

If you're considering an upgrade from an MD5 transaxle you will need to slightly relocate your motor mounts to raise the motor slightly.  With the larger transmission gears of the S4 the input shaft had to be raised, which in turn raises the bell housing center about 3/4" higher, compared to the MD5 transaxle.  The other area to confirm is the clearance on the top of the transmission case.  Although the differential area on the S4 is the same height as the MD5, the S5 transmission area (the right 50% of the picture below) of the case is about 2" higher than the MD4 case.

The other major difference on the S5 is the shift linkage.  Since the S5 uses cables to shift, versus a shift shaft on the MD5, you should make sure the routing of the appropriate shift cable planned out for your adaptation.

Other than the caveats noted above, an S5 transaxle will bolt up to the same mounts of the MD4 box.   The S5 is also compatible with the S4 transaxle since the entire case is identical.

 

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bullet Cable activated shifter
bullet 4.57 ring and pinion
bullet Dog ring engagement-removable face plates
bullet All new EN36C gear sets - 1" face widths, much larger shaft centers
bullet Dual disc 1 3/16 - 18 clutch packs
bullet 935 or 930 drive stubs
bullet Uses same chassis mount pattern as the MD4 (3/4" difference in engine height)
bullet Cooling pump, optional
bullet Up to 600HP range, sand applications
bullet A good match for V8s

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Electric paddle steering wheel shifters are available to bolt right up to the S5.  This is the ultimate accessory for your car.

Transmission ratio choices:

1st Gear 2nd Gear 3rd, 4th, 5th Gears (interchangeable)
3.27
3.09
2.91
2.21
2.14
2.08
1.93
1.93
1.86
1.75
1.67
1.59
1.56
1.50
1.44
1.37
1.32
1.26
1.20
1.14
1.10
1.04
1.00
0.93
0.89

 

 

Ring and Pinion choices

5.43 (Weddle)
5.43 R* (Weddle)
5.13 R*  (Weddle)
4.86  (Weddle)
4.63  (Weddle)

*Honda and Corvair reverse rotation

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