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Old 02-11-2008, 08:23 PM   #1
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what do i need to swap trannys

OK what do i need to do a tranny swap ATX to MTX for a Duratec. i mean everything.


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Old 02-12-2008, 02:55 PM   #2
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Lets see here...

Transmission
Clutch master cylinder
Brake pedal
Clutch pedal assembly (all switches and the like)
flywheel
clutch
shifter cables
cv shafts

Not real sure about the VSS on the tranny and if the plugs are the same or not. You can probibly get a tune to take care of the cels you'll get for the different transmission, that way you don't have to replace the ECU.

You can reuse the mounts. Obviously you will need transmission fluid, and brake fluid. Brake and clutch share the same fluid. Also it wouldn't hurt to replace the slave cylinder/throwout bearing in the transmission.

Honestly that's all I can think of right now. I have this feeling that I am forgeting something though, hmmmm
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Old 02-12-2008, 03:31 PM   #3
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sounds like a bunch of money would get throwen out the door. maybe 5 grand?
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noooooo, No way. If you could find a bone yard with a low mileage wrecked focus you could probibly get all the parts on the cheap. Besides, even if you bought everything brand new I couldn't see it costing that much.

Flywheel and clutch, couple hundred bucks... (maybe $500 max)
CV shafts, about $200
Master cylinder, about $70 ish
Throwout bearing/slave cylinder, $80

Stock shifter, you can get one of those in the BST off someone who installed a short throw.

Tranny might be the most, but even a reman from the dealership shouldn't cost more then $1500 TOPS. The rest is just bits and pieces.

Your best bet would be to go to a boneyard and try to salvage all the parts from there.
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Hmmm ok i guess thats something i can think about. Thank you tiresmoker. BTW i would love to have your car
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i don't know what u guys r talkin about...... all u need to replace a tranny is........ A TRANNY!

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Wow, thanks for the insight....

If you would have read it is a swap, not a replacement
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