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Old 18 Oct 2011, 06:24 pm
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Finally found a donor car for mine. My plan is to convert my '01 NA to an '03 GT setup. The donor is an automatic, and I plan on staying with the 5-speed, but I want the newer / Higher gear ratios.

The question is: What 5-speed trans is in the GT cars?

I found one from an '05 NA car with low miles, but afraid it won't hold up?
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Old 18 Oct 2011, 11:28 pm
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'03 T has a 'getrag' all N/A Pt / PL / JA manuals are T-350.

They'll hold up to boost, how much exactly?

Dunno and never will.
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Old 20 Oct 2011, 03:45 pm
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You do know you'll need the wiring harness and computer from the '03 for it to work, right?
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Old 20 Oct 2011, 03:56 pm
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Yeah, that's why I was looking for a donor car. Unfortunately the one I found is an automatic, that's why I asked about using a NA 5-Speed.

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