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#1 andyraines

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Posted 21 October 2004 - 09:41 PM

Is it possible to swap my engine with an ea82t without replacing the transmission? I have a 4 spd manual dual range AWD.

#2 Turbone

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Posted 21 October 2004 - 10:06 PM

Yes, you will need to use the EA82 flywheel and pressure plate also. But kiss your tranny byebye. I'm not saying it couldnt handle it(well, maybe just a little), but your 4spd is a older tranny with (probably) lots of miles on it. And with the turbo in it, its just going to fry clutches. Not to mention putting a EA82T in a EA81 is a ryoal PITA to boot. Do you have any idea of what it takes to do this conversion?

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