Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 19:36:38 GMT
From: "JoAnne" <>
Subject: Re: 900T transmission swap help needed

Hi Grunff, We plan on using the engine that's in the car now. They are both 16v Turbo charged. If they are the same engine type, should we pull the engine and trans as one unit, do the swap, and replace OR just swap the trannies while on the car. We have access to a lift to do the work. Thanks. "Grunff" <> wrote in message news:bcd572$hmjju$ > JoAnne wrote: > > > We have an 87 900T convertible that's lost 4th gear. > > We also have an 85 900T with a "good" transmission. > > Should we pull the engine and trans together on both cars or should we just > > pull each transmission? > > It depends. First, do they both have the exact same engine > (8v/16v, same injection system etc.)? If not, then it's much > simpler to just swap the trannies. > > Second, what's the condition of the engines? If one is better > than the other, I'd want to keep that one. > > > Are there any tricks to follow? > > It's really pretty straightforward. You disconnect everything, > pull the engine, swap the trannies, and put the engine back in. > > **Make sure you remove the clutch first.** > > -- > Grunff >

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