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Old 08-06-2008, 05:29 PM   #1
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Manual swap @ Hilbish ford.

Me an Mike at Hilbish Ford have been talking lately b/c some of you now know that my transmission is going out between 2nd an 3rd gear an is getting worse. I told him how much it would cost to have Lintech do it an they quoted me 3765 plus tax, an the labor to have installed. mike told me he would get back to me on all the parts to a manual swap. about an hour or 2 went by an he called an said it would cost about 2075.11 plus about 5 to 600 in labor. he was thinking if i do this at this cost that we could make a HOW TO thread. so what do you guy think? would this help in the near future for someone in the same problem? an any suggestions?


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I think a tranny swap How To would be quite helpful.
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Old 08-06-2008, 05:33 PM   #3
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hell yea dude make a how to thread...thatd be awesome!

that is a good idea. try and get an upgraded clutch or something...
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i'd do it... you'll get an added boost in power, because of less driveline loss.
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Old 08-06-2008, 05:35 PM   #5
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Ya i an mike was thinking of a spec 2 clutch would be fine for my car but i need to get a job first.
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i'd do it... you'll get an added boost in power, because of less driveline loss.
Ya mike i think said the ATX robs like 26 to 28% power from the engine.
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of course do a HOW TO!! lol.. take lots of pics and you got mike doin it.. should be awesome.
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The difference!!!!


Manual
1832 tranny
386 stg1 spec clutch
600 in labor
511 for the LSD
175 for missed stuff

$3503


Auto
2000 Tranny
1400 for the LSD
365 for shipping
600 for labor


$4365
Big difference!!!!
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go w/ the stage III clutch as if you ever decide to boost, a stage II may not be enough. The stage III can hold 350 ftlbs
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Old 08-06-2008, 09:44 PM   #10
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I just want sgt 1 now b/c i need a car that will get me to work an back. plus i need to get a job too.
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