Tagged: transmission

How To: Remove Transmission

This is a “how to” with some pictures that may assist in taking out our manual tranmissions. If your doing the removal yourself like I did you should alot 4 plus hours for your...


Manual Transmission Conversion

First off, do not be affraid to do this conversion. Everyone who says it is difficult has probably never attempted it. Everything bolts on, and you can even keep the center console from the...


Gear Ratios

US Spec Transmissions

00-05 Celica GT & MR2 Spyder – 5 speed – C56
1- 3.17
2- 1.90
3- 1.39
4- 1.03
5- 0.82
R- 3.25
Final Drive- 4.312


2zz With C60 Swap

Write up for installing 2ZZ-GE with C-60 into MK1. If you choose to use an alternate transaxle, you will encounter other variables. Ill try my best to remember everything and add part #’s where...


V6 How To-A Visual Aid

Removal of the stock motor 3S or 5S. Keep the parts organized, you will be using many on the V6 motor. Things to remember: Cap off coolent hoses Protect fuel lines from contaminants and...


How To: V6 Swap Primer

Engines: Compatiblity / Grocery List
1997+: 1MZ-FE
Best choice for swap.

1992-1996: 1MZ-FE
Compatible, but not recommended.
Early 90’s 3vz is proven to work also*

How To: Change Transaxle Fluid

Changing the transaxle (transmission) fluid on an MR2 turbo is actually very simple.  The only difficult part is removing the drain and fill plugs which can be somewhat stubborn, particularly if they have never...


20V Blacktop Swap Exhaust

For the exhaust, you need to decide if you want to use the 16V manifold or the 20V. The 20V manifold is a much more efficient design, however involves more customization that the 16V....


How To: Removal & Rebuild the Starter

Removal 1) Raise and support the rear of the car on jack stands. 2) Disconnect the negative cable from the battery. 3) Remove the under-carriage cover (bunch of 10mm bolts). You should then have...

How To: Rebuild Clutch Slave Cylinder

Since I had the transmission out of the car to do the 20V engine swap, I decided to rebuild the clutch slave & master cylinder. It’s a good idea to rebuild/replace both at the...

How To: Install a Clutch

This article is a mish mash of several other articles, and many clutch installs. I put this here to help someone perform their first clutch job, and is not intended to replace the BGB....