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#2234776 - 01/15/17 02:29 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: Slimfish]
69charger440_6pa Offline
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Registered: 02/04/03
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Loc: Oakley CA
I got the call Friday that mine is ready.... too bad the car is not even close to being ready frown
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#2235333 - 01/16/17 12:06 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: JamiePasson]
ragtopdodge Offline
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Registered: 01/20/03
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Loc: Seattle
Is it me or couldn't the build a jig/crate/etc. for shipping with wood?

If they could, they can hire some high school kids to build it rather then wasting valuable time and steel w/a fancy steel jig just to ship the trans out with.
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#2235424 - 01/16/17 01:58 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: ragtopdodge]
572hemi Offline
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Too much trouble with damage, I have a wood crate from mine, shipping guys must have used it as a football. The steel crate looks very durable and likely as economical.
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#2236045 - 01/17/17 12:03 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: JamiePasson]
Jerry Offline
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after pay 5k for a trans are you going to cheap on out the crating? I wouldn't, glad they are packed well
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#2236911 - 01/18/17 04:56 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: JamiePasson]
ragtopdodge Offline
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Registered: 01/20/03
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Loc: Seattle
How do other trans gets shipped?
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#2238211 - 01/20/17 09:29 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: ragtopdodge]
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Registered: 11/23/04
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Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By ragtopdodge
How do other trans gets shipped?


Tremecs ship in large [THICK] cardboard boxes.
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#2241585 - 01/26/17 09:43 AM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: 69charger440_6pa]
64Barracuda Offline


Registered: 01/22/14
Posts: 30
Loc: Wyoming
Originally Posted By 69charger440_6pa
I got the call Friday that mine is ready.... too bad the car is not even close to being ready frown


I know it is immaterial but do you know what number you are on the list?

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#2242002 - 01/26/17 09:05 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: 64Barracuda]
69charger440_6pa Offline
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Registered: 02/04/03
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Loc: Oakley CA
Originally Posted By 64Barracuda
Originally Posted By 69charger440_6pa
I got the call Friday that mine is ready.... too bad the car is not even close to being ready frown


I know it is immaterial but do you know what number you are on the list?



I was 144. Just got it yesterday. What a masterpiece this thing is.
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#2242030 - 01/26/17 09:38 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: JamiePasson]
70HemiShaker Offline
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Registered: 09/26/06
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I agree, they are very nice!!!!! Mine just sits in the crate looking at me every time I go in my shop.....
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#2242955 - 01/28/17 03:54 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: 70HemiShaker]
Fasbird Offline
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Registered: 09/07/03
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Loc: The Dark Side
Well I am supposedly #200 on the list with what I hope is the most common application. E/B body w/buckets. This give me hope they are moving thru the list. I did email Passon the middle of last year, but never got a response. Here's hoping???
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#2247490 - 02/04/17 09:45 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: JamiePasson]
70RT Charger Offline
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Registered: 07/03/07
Posts: 681
Loc: eastern,Ky
Originally Posted By JamiePasson
I am hammering out final pricing. We are looking at late spring availability.
Jamie
When?

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#2249258 - 02/07/17 04:30 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: 69charger440_6pa]
Sixgun Offline
top fuel

Registered: 01/24/03
Posts: 1606
Loc: Western Washington
Well, it is finally IN!!!Only took a few hours to strip the old 18 spline out and clean up a little, (laying under the car gets harder every year, and with temps in the 20's and 30's in an unheated garage, I feel OLD!)
Finished getting the 855 bolted in about 7 PM on a sunday.
Again, the machining on this unit is better than just about anything
I have ever bought.It truly 'slid right in' and everything lines up as stock.Filled up 3 quarts 75/140 synthetic for break in, not a drip, not even any weeping anywhere,let's hear it for O Rings!
Finished up a few small details last night, and if the weather ever warms up and dries out, I'll be ready.


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#2252905 - 02/13/17 10:17 AM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: ragtopdodge]
mickm Offline
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Registered: 07/26/06
Posts: 4073
Loc: California
Going on a year now I had Jamie go through my transmission, as there was a recurring issue I couldn't find. Shipped it back, and the tail section was protruding out the back of the wooden case about 2 inches. Secured in place by two 2X4's, which were both shattered width wise. Amazing what they did with this thing.

Broke the retainer clip housing in the tail section, so the output shaft was floating freely. Only transmission Jamie has ever lost in 20 years of shipping. Luckily UPS paid up, at least most of it.

So yes, I understand the metal crate!
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#2252995 - 02/13/17 01:20 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: JamiePasson]
Bad340fish Offline
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Registered: 01/20/03
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Loc: Tulsa OK
I think the metal crate is a great idea, it will also be real nice for when you decide to send the unit in to be serviced etc.
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#2253269 - 02/13/17 09:15 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: Bad340fish]
RUNCHARGER Offline
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Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 15481
Loc: Chilliwack B.C. Canada
You put a deposit on the crate and ship it back for a credit.

Sheldon
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#2264533 - 03/06/17 06:35 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: JamiePasson]
Slimfish Offline
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Registered: 10/07/15
Posts: 26
Loc: Colorado
Has anyone on this site received an A855 in the last month?

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#2265043 - 03/07/17 03:30 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: Slimfish]
davesmopars Offline
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Registered: 08/01/04
Posts: 2833
Loc: cheshire, ct
I know somebody that just got one.

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#2265461 - 03/08/17 07:11 AM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: Slimfish]
Old School Offline
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Registered: 03/12/09
Posts: 1133
Loc: Virginia Beach, VA
Originally Posted By Slimfish
Has anyone on this site received an A855 in the last month?

Got mine for my 68 Cuda about 3 weeks ago....


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#2265542 - 03/08/17 10:28 AM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: JamiePasson]
Slimfish Offline
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Registered: 10/07/15
Posts: 26
Loc: Colorado
Is that your third one? That looks really nice. Please post some photos in the car when it's installed.

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#2265833 - 03/08/17 07:03 PM Re: New Passon Performance 5 Speed update [Re: Slimfish]
Old School Offline
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Registered: 03/12/09
Posts: 1133
Loc: Virginia Beach, VA
Originally Posted By Slimfish
Is that your third one? That looks really nice. Please post some photos in the car when it's installed.


Will do. Yes this is the 3rd one. Waiting on 2 more.....
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