Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Auto to Manual conversion question, yes I know its not smart #20213 Jun 8, 8:06am Jun 8, 8:06am
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 183
St. Louis, MO
Caerie OP
Member
Caerie OP

Member

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 183
St. Louis, MO
Auto to Manual conversion question, yes I know its not smart
Ok question, now that the 7th gen Celica has been around for awhile, I'm finding decent engines listed at junk yards accross the nation ready to buy for as little as 1,500 bucks. Just hypothetically what would it take to convert an Auto GTS to a Manual GTS partwise? Engine? Transmission? Internal parts? I think it would be interesting to put instructions together for people if they REALLY want to open a money pit like doing that would be. Considering I know very little about engines and mechanical stuff, this one is for you gear heads out there!

edit: freaky i seem to have lost my rating again somehow O.o


[Linked Image]
Why settle for a lesser evil, Cthulhu awaits....
Re: Auto to Manual conversion question, yes I know its not smart [Re: Caerie] #20214 Jun 8, 8:24am Jun 8, 8:24am
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 3,295
Riverside, CA
2001 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica GTS Steven
ECelica Staff
2001 Toyota Celica GTS
Steven
2001 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica GTS
ECelica Staff
2001 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: May 2002
Posts: 3,295
Riverside, CA
hmm, you'll not only need the obvious parts such as the transmission, wiring, possibly the ECU and more but you'll need a manual transmission engine mount too. There is a difference between the auto and manual mounts. smile

Also, CAI for our cars are shaped differently due to the 2 transmissions. The automatic transmission is slightly larger than the manual transmission. You might need a new Intake, you might not.

There were a few guys on nc.org that have done this btw.

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
spoiled1102gts
spoiled1102gts
2000 Toyota Celica
Baton Rouge, La

Posts: 54
Joined: August 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
Need help with my Fuel system, exhaust, or ??
by JRob1010. 09/22/2017 4:05 PM
First Toyota, Celica gt-s
by MiataMan. 09/22/2017 6:58 AM
FS: 18 in rims Rays Wolf 77
by WAYNESKI777. 09/20/2017 10:02 AM
Need help wiring a splice in tail light converter.
by seefeldt321. 09/19/2017 3:26 PM
System 10 Speakers not working
by willlcurry. 09/18/2017 3:35 PM
how do u bleed clutch line
by scorpionafw. 09/12/2017 3:20 PM
CELICA GEN 7 WELCOME DOOR LIGHTS
by Jinxy1965. 09/10/2017 1:36 PM
Need advice with buying Celica GT 2005 (t23)
by DarkSorrow. 09/05/2017 10:51 AM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170920)