our tranny in a V8? Does it fit?

Ed Kellock ekellock at juno.com
Thu Oct 17 19:59:05 EDT 2002

John Karasaki installed an engine from an automatic into his 5spd with no
issues.  There were some extra bolt holes but it went right in I believe.
 Check the archives for it.


On Thu, 17 Oct 2002 20:26:41 -0400 Kneale Brownson
<knotnook at traverse.com> writes:
> --
> At 03:57 PM 10/17/2002 -0400, Audi Sport wrote:
> >[ Converted text/html to text/plain ]
> >
> >I'm sorry but I never siad my tranny was an auto, I said his was.
> He has an
> >3.6 auto V8 and wanted to know wether my tranny would fit or not
> and of course
> >the 200 20 valve has a manual. I need to know a definite answer.
> Perhaps from
> >someone who has done this. I don't want to tell this guy that it
> fits if it
> >doesn't so I need some accurate info if possible. Any help would of
> course be
> >greatly appreciated.
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> > >There is someone interested in the transmission I have which came
> off of a
> >200
> > >20 valve. He has an automatic 3.6 V8 and was wondering wether my
> > transmission
> > >would fit on there. So if any of you know wether our trannies fit
> a 3.6 auto
> > >V8 for sure let me know.
> I don't recall what Jeff Goggin found out regarding the V8 automatic
> block
> matching up with a V8 5-speed (he had both blocks and a V-8 5-speed
> tranny
> available to test with), but even if the match can be made, there is
> a
> considerable problem in the automatic V-8 footwell, which is
> considerably
> more narrow than the 5-speed footwell (fat tranny).  So there is a
> lot of
> body work that needs doing to fit three pedals in where two are
> originally.
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