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6 speed

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 96 toy taco, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Aug 1, 2011 at 10:09 AM
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    96 toy taco

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    Has anybody thought of taking a 6 speed trans out of a 2nd gen and putting it in a 1st gen?

    Has anyone done this or can it be done?
     
  2. Aug 1, 2011 at 10:11 AM
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    no but id love to have a extra gear though
     
  3. Aug 1, 2011 at 11:04 AM
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    It probably can be done but the cost is probably not worth it in the end.
     
  4. Aug 1, 2011 at 11:05 AM
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    Anything can be done if you want to pay for it.

    i wonder tho...is it basicly the same gearing with 6th being a lot taller? or is 1st way shorter? In other words would it even be worth it..
     
  5. Aug 1, 2011 at 11:26 AM
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    I don't know about gearing. I was just wondering would it bolt up and what would have to be done to make it fit
     
  6. Aug 1, 2011 at 11:49 AM
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    I think 1st is way shorter and 6th is probably about the same as 5th in the 1st gen 5 speeds.
     
  7. Aug 1, 2011 at 12:02 PM
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    Well...i bet the bell housings are different..and you'd prolly need a custom drive shalt. But really...i bet thats it. Two really big important custom parts that will cost a ton of money lol

    Well if thats the case, not worth IMO. I want a taller OD gear for better highway mpg lol
     
  8. Aug 1, 2011 at 12:22 PM
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    Well someone please find out. Cause I wanna do it if it can be done at a reasonable cost
     
  9. Aug 1, 2011 at 12:30 PM
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    ...yea it prolly cant be done at a "reasonable cost".

    Whats your budget? Cuz id estimate like 4-5k with a new tranny..
     
  10. Aug 2, 2011 at 1:39 PM
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    I'll keep my 1st gen 5 speed... I've read way too many bad things about the 6 speed manual in the 2nd gens to make it even close to worth it.
     
  11. Aug 2, 2011 at 6:41 PM
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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    6 speeds suck balls in those trucks, bootsie ass trannys...don't do it.

    You'd be better off saving yo cash up, and getting a custom bellhousing adaptor plate to put in a Getrang 6 speed.
     
  12. Aug 2, 2011 at 10:09 PM
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    hell might as well swap a new motor. If ya want the 6 speed, swap in the 4.0L too.

    Do a Hilux diesel swap!

    or put the new 4.6l v8 from the tundras in it!
     
  13. Aug 2, 2011 at 10:13 PM
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    meh yea what the hell. Let be creative at least!:burnrubber:
     
  14. Aug 2, 2011 at 10:15 PM
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    :drool: but where am I going to put all the radiators? :notsure:
     
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    Like what??
     
  17. Aug 2, 2011 at 11:41 PM
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  18. Aug 3, 2011 at 12:18 AM
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    psh if it can't run without a radiator like my old yota did then screw it...i dont want it lol
     
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    I thought the ratios were just closer together...
     
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