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Old 02-09-2008, 11:33 AM
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auto to manual conversion

hey i am new here, if this is in the wrong spot move it please.

what i want to know and i tried searching is, has any one done or know how bad the auto to manual conversion is on a fit?? i want a fit for work and gas mileage and my lazy ass wants the auto, but a few years down the road i want to do a k swap after its paid off. how big of a problem will this swap be into an auto (in a few years)? thanks andy
 
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Old 02-09-2008, 12:10 PM
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Convert auto to manual ?????

Its way too much - and expensive - work. Just plan on trading for another Fit.
 
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Old 02-09-2008, 12:26 PM
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Just plan on trading for another Fit.
I agree with the above! However K swaps will be much cheaper within the next 4/5 years.
 
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thanks i guess i will be doing a swap or a trade in my future since a auto is all my dealership can source right now!!!
 
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I got all the 5sp M/T parts needed for the swap to M/T!!!

1.) 5sp Manual Transmission L15A1 alone $700

2.) 5sp Clutch and pressure plate with 26K mi. $50

3.) 5sp flywheel $50

4.) 5sp Shifter cables $75

5.) 5sp shifter box $75

6.) 5Sp Engine Oil Pan (Needed for A/T to M/T swap) Seperate $50

7.) 5Sp axles $100

If you buy it all, instead of 1100, I'll make it a flat 1000 EVEN!
 
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Old 02-11-2008, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by gettinafit View Post
I got all the 5sp M/T parts needed for the swap to M/T!!!

1.) 5sp Manual Transmission L15A1 alone $700

2.) 5sp Clutch and pressure plate with 26K mi. $50

3.) 5sp flywheel $50

4.) 5sp Shifter cables $75

5.) 5sp shifter box $75

6.) 5Sp Engine Oil Pan (Needed for A/T to M/T swap) Seperate $50

7.) 5Sp axles $100

If you buy it all, instead of 1100, I'll make it a flat 1000 EVEN!
thanks alot but i was asking about the conversion cause later i want a K swap and to be rid of the l15!!! hahahaha
 
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Originally Posted by sloweredcivic View Post
thanks alot but i was asking about the conversion cause later i want a K swap and to be rid of the l15!!! hahahaha

haha I hear ya! Got rid of mines and now I have this old L15A1 stuff no one wants!

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Old 08-09-2008, 10:07 AM
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I was just wondering! Don't you need a manual fit ecu and the gauge's to do the auto to manual conversion? I was thinking about doing this and force inducting the L15. I do have a k20z3 engine sitting in the garage. I want to build that up and install it into the fit. But, I was also thinking about selling it to do a manual swap to my fit and getting the rotex sc or a turbo kit for the L15. I still don't know what I want to do yet. The manual swap with the s/c would be cheaper but the built k series would be kick ass. But, I have to keep in mind that this will be a daily driver. Oh well, we'll see!!!

 
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Old 08-09-2008, 10:47 AM
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It'd probably be a lot easier to get a MT Fit now and just deal with it until K-swap time comes around.
 
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Old 08-09-2008, 01:04 PM
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Just wait until your dealership gets the manual. Too much work to switch everything around later, gauges, wiring, center console, etc. Good luck!
 
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Old 08-09-2008, 02:01 PM
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Come on guys, it can't be all that hard to do. It's more or less the amount of time and money you have to invest into it! I've done a couple auto to manual swaps in civics and integra's and they were not that bad. Just takes some time and money.
 
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Old 08-09-2008, 02:43 PM
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just get trade in for a manual fit. you will kill the resale value of your essentially new fit.
 
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hes planning to do the swap later if he gets the fit now, but i agree with everyone, try to wait it out to see if u can get a 5spd one
 
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Originally Posted by gettinafit View Post
I got all the 5sp M/T parts needed for the swap to M/T!!!

1.) 5sp Manual Transmission L15A1 alone $700

2.) 5sp Clutch and pressure plate with 26K mi. $50

3.) 5sp flywheel $50

4.) 5sp Shifter cables $75

5.) 5sp shifter box $75

6.) 5Sp Engine Oil Pan (Needed for A/T to M/T swap) Seperate $50

7.) 5Sp axles $100

If you buy it all, instead of 1100, I'll make it a flat 1000 EVEN!
Are those the only parts needed?? because i need to do this swap soon...parts im planning on getting from junkyard.....i can get friends to do the work for me but i need a full line of parts that i need to get so if anyone here knows exactly please tell me! lol thank you guys i would the k20 but i dont want to buy another engine i want to do things to this little engine of ours
 
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Sorry man, that stuff is LONG SOLD! But I can do this for you at my shop!
 
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Old 11-14-2008, 11:35 AM
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AUTO to MANUAL???....why??? i mean, if you have a gold toilet seat and you blow your nose and wipe your ass with $100 bills then id say go for it...otherwise...dont bother, it would probably be cheaper to just trade your AUTO in for a MANUAL.
 
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yeah but i owe like less then 9g and i dont think they would let me trade it in and i plan i staying with this little car for a while..i wanted the 09 fit manual but that doesnt seem like its going to happen
 
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Old 11-14-2008, 12:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Hondasforlife View Post
Are those the only parts needed?? because i need to do this swap soon...parts im planning on getting from junkyard.....i can get friends to do the work for me but i need a full line of parts that i need to get so if anyone here knows exactly please tell me! lol thank you guys i would the k20 but i dont want to buy another engine i want to do things to this little engine of ours
you will also need the brake and clutch pedal assemblies. about $80 new.
i'm not sure if you can run a MT on an AT ECU though. those go for about $400+ new.
 
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Old 11-14-2008, 12:21 PM
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you will also need the brake and clutch pedal assemblies. about $80 new.
i'm not sure if you can run a MT on an AT ECU though. those go for about $400+ new.

thank you sir still sounds cheaper than getting a k20 swap which i would love but nah..i like my little l15 i still think it has potential
 
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Old 11-14-2008, 12:27 PM
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The white extreme dimensions Fit has a K24 and manual trans and started life as an automatic.
 

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