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Swapping to a 5spd, Gain?

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by oldblue1968chevy, May 2, 2013.

  1. May 2, 2013 at 5:01 PM
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    oldblue1968chevy

    oldblue1968chevy [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Pretty much im asking if the 2.7 5spd is peppier/better to drive than the 2.7 auto (what I have) mines a slug thought about swapping to a 5spd

    Thoughts? yes Ive searched and read lol
     
  2. May 2, 2013 at 5:55 PM
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    13Greysled

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    Not a huge diff ill say. I drove a buddies 5sp before testing n buying my auto and yeah i cpuld see where the manual would come in handy sometimes. But idk i could personally get used to the long clutch easily.
     
  3. May 2, 2013 at 6:09 PM
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    worthywads

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    Can't just compare transmission and certainly not 1999 vs 2013. What is the current gearing and tire size. Regear might be more appropriate instead of tranny swap. Unless you find you really want a stick more than an slush box.
     
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