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Manual to auto conversion?

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by kaishaku, Apr 1, 2004.

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  1. kaishaku

    kaishaku Member

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    So, since auto transmissions have way more torque and faster shifts i'm looking to install one in my race car. I figure, if domestic drag cars have been using them for decades it has to be a good idea! What parts will I need to accomplish this manual to automatic conversion?


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    I just did an auto to manual conversion, that was alot of work when you combine that with an engine swap. I can't imagine going the other way around. I think most of the torque with the auto from a standstill tho isn't it? The auto is heavier, you need more cables to hook it up, wiring, shifter. Faster shifts yep, but would a manual use the torque curve better with the extra gears it has? And wouldn't you loose alot more power due to the torque converter? I would look into all that before I went the other way around.
     
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    it was a joke.

    april fools = umm... april fools? <_<
     
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    Pointless thread. Locked.

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