Another factor in the T-56 Magnum's greatly improved performance is the redesigned shift forks featuring integrated "shift keys" to virtually eliminate the possibility of bending shift forks. In such cases related to the original T-56, this action typically referred to as "bending" is in most cases actually a "wallowing" of the shift rail bore caused by aggressive or incorrect use in conjunction with the vulnerable keyway machined into the bore itself. Under high-stress conditions, the enlargement of the bore could cause deflection on the shift rail, sometimes resulting in serious engagement issues. The new design of the T-56 Magnum not only completely separates the links from the bores, but also casts them into the forks for greater precision and a more positive shift feel. Other points of interest regarding the shift forks are added cross-sectional material for increased rigidity and larger shift pads to promote better wear characteristics.