'vert transmission swap

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Pete
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'vert transmission swap

Postby Pete » Tue Aug 10, 2004 12:59 pm

Since we're all 'vert owners here, and some of you either have owned or do own a manual 240SX as well...

Is anyone planning on swapping out their transmission?

I have looked at the swap articles on the FAQ and some other places, but I'm wondering whether it's really worth doing, how much it runs, and if it makes that big a difference.


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Postby IveBeenBad » Tue Aug 10, 2004 12:59 pm

I cant help you on the difficulty, but heres a price break down:

$100-200 USed trans w/X-member (free with SR swap)$20 Autozone Slave Cylinder$40 Autozone Master Cylinder$15 OEM Nissan Flywheel Bolts$50-100 Flywheel (Free with SR Swap)$75 Driveshaft from JGY Customs$50 interior pieces from junkyard$100-350 clutch kit$50 pedals from junkyard$40 Braided clutch line

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SeVa-S13
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Postby SeVa-S13 » Tue Aug 10, 2004 12:59 pm

If you really enjoy driving manual in a cruising/daily driver car, I'd say it's worth it. I've done a couple auto-manual swaps (one being a convertible) and with a bud or two it's a half day process, max. The biggest annoyance I had was drilling the whole for the clutch master cylinder.


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