2011 Manual Swap?

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CrashTestDummy
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Re: 2011 Manual Swap?

Post by CrashTestDummy » Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:46 pm

eagle-co94 wrote:<SNIP>

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.
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Re: 2011 Manual Swap?

Post by eagle-co94 » Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:18 am

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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Re: 2011 Manual Swap?

Post by 04sshd » Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:33 pm

I'm in for the pics! Any photos yet?
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