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I know it was never offered, but could one take a 5spd from say a Contour and swap it place of the auto? Could get the pedals and shifter from a 4cyl scape at a salvage yard. this is something I've been thinking of for a while now. How cool would it be to have a lowered V6 5spd scape? I know the trans from a V6 contour would bolt up to the engine, that ain't the issue. My concern would be bolting to the chassis, which with a lil minor fabrication shouldnt be an issue either, but what about the ecm? Cause I'm sure it controls the trans. If there was no trans would this trigger a CEL or even cause driveability problems?

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Hmmm, no interest. :confused:

Guess thats why all the automotive manufactures don't put manuals in anything and that really sux for those of use who prefer it over a slush box. :mad:
 

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Ya, it's sucks that manufacturers are barely offing manuals in anything other than lil tiny 4 bangers, most of which it's no longer an option either. I prefer to actually drive my vehicles and full control over what it's doing. Heck with in the next few years you won't even be able to get a manual trans in any of the Fseries trucks. They have not offred it in the F150 since like 05, and soon they are going to stop putting them in the Super Duties. :doh: What ever happened to the days of big engines and manual transmissions in every car or truck?

I figured if this was a possible swap, I may give it a try someday. I already have a Contour trans. But the current scape is 4x4. Id try and find a V6 2wd scape with a bad trans, and swap it to make something more my style since they don't make them.
 
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