[ROVERNET - UK] Celica 5 speed into a 3500s

Scott's Old Auto Rubber scottsoldautorubber at bigpond.com.au
Mon Jan 15 01:12:23 GMT 2007

Easiest fix is to cut out the tunnel and weld in a new wider one, as the 
celica box is much larger than the old 4 speed, much better off with an SD1 
box, even though, dare I say it, it is not as strong.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: <roger.matheson at bigpond.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Monday, January 15, 2007 11:59 AM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Celica 5 speed into a 3500s

> Hi all, Happy new year etc.
> I am planning to put a steel case Celica 5 speed into my 3500s, that I 
> have in a converted auto parts car (so I think I have all the bits).  My 
> four speed clutch is slipping and it seems the ideal opportunity but time 
> is short.  Does any one have experience of this.  Will it fit, what is 
> involved in making a rear mounting, what is required with the gearbox 
> tunnel for the gear stick etc etc ???  When removing the engine and 
> gearbox together any helpful tips would be much appreciated, eg required 
> ground clearance.  What is the best with the power steering pump, is it 
> simpler to remove and set aside with hoses attached or remove hoses and 
> subsequently bleed etc.
> Anyone feel inclined to come and help. LOL
> Cheers
> Roger Matheson
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