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mk3estate86

Member Since 02 Aug 2012
Offline Last Active Aug 16 2012 11:23 AM
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4 Speed To 5 Speed

15 August 2012 - 07:02 PM

Hey.
I'm about to swap my 4 speed for a 5 speed box. I've got my haynes manual,... got my tool box and got a bit of technical skill,....(i can read, hold a spanner and I've owned old fords,..) This is my first venture into fwd fords,.... so,...my question is (finally)... once i've installed the box, can i get away with just replacing the guide selector plate/housing and how easy would it be?..,. or do I have to replace the whole gear selector mechanism, including gear stick?
Advice would be great.
Thanks.
Mark.

Hello

15 August 2012 - 06:53 PM

Hey. i'm Mark, I own,.. and you guessed it,... a 1986 mk3 estate,. 3 door. It's a 1.3 laser.