Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 20:43:08 +0100
From: Grunff <>
Subject: Re: 900T transmission swap help needed

JoAnne wrote: > Hi Grunff, > We plan on using the engine that's in the car now. > They are both 16v Turbo charged. > If they are the same engine type, should we pull the engine and trans as one > unit, do the swap, and replace OR just swap the trannies while on the car. > We have access to a lift to do the work. Oh, I see - I misunderstood your question (thought you were asking whether to swap engines or not). On a C900, pulling the tranny can only be achieved with the engine out (I've heard of someone who does it engine in, but you still have to unbolt the engine mounts to get enough clearance, so not worth it IMHO). I always pull engine and tranny, and separate on the bench. This will give you great access to the whole engine, for all those little jobs you should do while you're there (both crank seals, oil pump, etc.) BTW, did I mention: **make sure you remove the clutch before removing the engine/tranny from the car!** HTH -- Grunff

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