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GT 6-speed conversion #26526 Jul 10, 11:06am Jul 10, 11:06am
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GT 6-speed conversion
hey guys i have a GT auto and wanted to convert to a 5-speed manual tranny when my warrenty was up but then i heard that in europe and Japan the GT also came in 6 speed transmissions. i want to know if i would be able to adapt that tranny into my US spec celica. would it be very hard? what are the parts that i need? and is the 6 spped GT also availible in canada? thanks for any help.


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Re: GT 6-speed conversion [Re: Kim] #26527 Jul 10, 11:15am Jul 10, 11:15am
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rofl lollol rofl for what it would cost to do that you might as well buy a 5 speed GT or a 6 speed GTS rofl rofl

Re: GT 6-speed conversion [Re: Kim] #26528 Jul 10, 11:30am Jul 10, 11:30am
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how do you figure? i was thinking, with some shopping around and some DIY it would be about $2500 total


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Re: GT 6-speed conversion [Re: Kim] #26529 Jul 10, 11:38am Jul 10, 11:38am
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$2500 for a trany conversion and labor rofl lollol deal crazy ohboy rofl thatsfunny

Re: GT 6-speed conversion [Re: Kim] #26530 Jul 10, 4:53pm Jul 10, 4:53pm
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I would think it would be cheaper to just trade in your car for a stick. Plus your car wouldnt be in the shop for weeks.


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Re: GT 6-speed conversion [Re: Kim] #26531 Jul 10, 4:58pm Jul 10, 4:58pm
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it would be pointless to convert to a 6 anyways if anything it would make the car accelerate slower than a 5 speed

Re: GT 6-speed conversion [Re: spaztikid] #26532 Jul 10, 8:33pm Jul 10, 8:33pm
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sorry to burst your bubble, but they're all right.. you'd be much better off to just trade yours in on a manual


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Re: GT 6-speed conversion [Re: Kim] #26533 Jul 10, 11:26pm Jul 10, 11:26pm
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yeah, after much thought. i've come to the same conclusion. it would be much easier and faster to just trade in for a GTS manual tranny. no hunting for parts and warranty will still be intact.


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Re: GT 6-speed conversion [Re: Kim] #26534 Jul 10, 11:33pm Jul 10, 11:33pm
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yeah you can always get that white gts 6spd thumbsup

Re: GT 6-speed conversion [Re: Kim] #26535 Jul 11, 12:00am Jul 11, 12:00am
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not worth the $$ for a swap..gonna have to trade in or trade up (GTS) thumbsup

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