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Old 02-25-2008, 05:48 PM   #1
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ATX to Getrag Swap... Need help...

Hey alls...

Well... I was planning on building my atx for my turbo project... but cant seem to source an lsd for the piece.. (lentech has discontinued theirs)... so... I found a decent deal on a full getrag swap w/ lsd pre-installed and fairly decent mileage...

Here are my questions...

As for the ecu... will the ecu and main wiring harness be needed or can I make do with my atx ecu and wiring? (It'll come with the tranny harness...)

Should I follow the MTX-75 swap guide or are things going to be completely different?

This will be going in my 02' ZTS... which will soon have a nice healthy 300whp or so.. so let me know or point me in the right direction.

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Please dont tell me that it wont work because I know that it will... I've seen it done... and the price on the parts is right... so please go from there... thanks


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Old 02-25-2008, 06:34 PM   #2
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It'll work, dont forget to see if you need to change out the tranny mounts.

I absolutly LOVE my Getrag with my turbo setup.... with the close ratio's you're always in the powerband when you shift.
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Old 02-25-2008, 06:48 PM   #3
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will the atx ecu and wiring harness work with the getrag? if not... what modification needs be done?

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lol copying me and shit

follow the atx-mtx swap, then before you do the wiring, follow the mtx-getrag wiring and use the atx-mtx wiring guide as a reference to what wires you're splicing where, you follow?

you'll need the pigtails for the SVT, it's diff than the MTX ones

you and I seem to have abandoned the atx for the same reason, no luck with the lsd
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bingo.... i was just gonna swap in an mtx-75 with an lsd... but ive found everything i would need for cheaper then i can do it for... while using the getrag unit...

which pigtails are you talking about? the ones for the tranny harness or the ones to connect the tranny harness to the main harness?

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ok maybe they filter out FJ links

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looks good... fairly straight forward... shouldnt be a problem...

all the parts have been lined out... looks like i'll be getting my 6spd in a few months

i'm sure i'll be back with more questions soon

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lol i'm sitting here with my haynes going over the wiring
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