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#252851 - 08/10/17 11:34 PM Auto to manual questions.  
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I'm just wondering how hard and what modifications are needed to swap the automatic transmission to manual. I have an automatic car and a manual car and they are both 88. The auto car is nicer all around so I'm thinking of using the manual car as a donor


1988 T-Bird TC 5 speed transmission with short shifter. T-Bird is lowered on 17inch Cobra stars. Aftermarket fuel regulator and fuel psi gauge, K&N filter
#252854 - 08/11/17 01:15 PM Re: Auto to manual questions. [Re: TCtbird88]  
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Do a search. This topic has been discussed many times.

Hardest part of the swap is gathering all the parts, which you already have.


Jeff Korn

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#252855 - 08/12/17 01:19 AM Re: Auto to manual questions. [Re: TCtbird88]  
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