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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Manual Swap?
PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:46 pm 

Joined: Sat Feb 07, 2015 8:31 pm
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Location: Pearland, Texas
eagle-co94 wrote:

My wife said it's hard to put in reverse but thinks that's likely because of the missing shift ball. A new one is on order. She said there's something in the rear feels loose but otherwise started fine and sounded good. It needs a bath and some detailing but I think we did well. The key fob doesn't work and the driver's seat trim is loose but otherwise it looks pretty good.

Not sure what transmission it has, but our 95 Z28 came back from the tuner and would barely go into reverse. After we replaced the clutch, and had the ECU retuned so it would pass emissions testing, it's a completely different car. IIRC, there's a reverse lockout solenoid that can cause problems. I think it can be tuned out of some cars' programs so it doesn't get in the way, ever. You may want to look at this.

Gene Beaird,
Pearland, Texas
2012 Caprice 9C1
1992 B4C 1LE Camaro
2010 Tahoe PPV (her car)
1995 DGGM Impala SS
1996 BBB Impala SS (11-second DD)
1985 Firebird - 310 LS1 C Prepared autocross car.
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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Manual Swap?
PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:18 am 
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Location: Bloomington, Indiana
I've got the reverse lockout on my '96 Impala wired to a manual switch but I don't think that's it. My wife said it was much easier the 2nd time around and suspects it's because she was doing it without a shift knob. I imagine it makes a huge difference.

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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Manual Swap?
PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:33 pm 
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I'm in for the pics! Any photos yet?

2011 9C1 PPV
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