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Switch 5 speed to Automatic?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by gologit, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. Nov 19, 2010 at 5:31 PM
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    gologit

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    I have a 2009 4x4 with the four banger and the five speed stick. What would would be the approximate cost of swapping to an automatic?

    I know, I know, it's a big PITA but there are medical issues involved and I'd really like to hang onto my 09. Thanks.
     
  2. Nov 19, 2010 at 5:39 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I dont think the 5 speed auto will mate up to the 2.7...You need the 4 speed auto.
     
  3. Nov 19, 2010 at 5:42 PM
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    i'm gonna just guess.....i'll say 10k
     
  4. Nov 19, 2010 at 5:43 PM
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    Way more $$$$$$$ than it's worth. So many systems and wiring specifics.
    Better to just trade fore a 2011 or look for a 2009 used. Just my opinion, YMMV.
     
  5. Nov 19, 2010 at 5:45 PM
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    Im gonna guess $6500...
     
  6. Nov 19, 2010 at 5:47 PM
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    parts or labor?
     
  7. Nov 19, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    Both. Maybe 4500 for the tranny, and drive shaft, ecu, and about 6 to 7 hours labor....
     
  8. Nov 19, 2010 at 5:50 PM
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    I'm going with $6,501.
     
  9. Nov 19, 2010 at 5:51 PM
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    what about the wire harness's?
     
  10. Nov 19, 2010 at 5:52 PM
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    GAH!
     
  11. Nov 19, 2010 at 5:54 PM
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  12. Nov 19, 2010 at 5:57 PM
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    Well......4500 plus 6 to 7 hyours labor doenst = 6500 bucks...Im guessing there will be about 1000 in misc parts.
     
  13. Nov 19, 2010 at 5:59 PM
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    i say, lets just fabricate a plate to adapt a powerglide:p
     
  14. Nov 19, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    Thats a much heavier tranny.
     
  15. Nov 19, 2010 at 6:01 PM
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    yeah,but it should come out of the hole good:D
     
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