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Old 12-15-2006, 01:48 PM
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OBDII Mt conversion???

I have heard that OBDII cars have issues with being converted to a standard shift. Has any one else heard of this? And why is it?? I would really like to try it myself and I would be willing to cut a pretty good deal on the first person who wants it done... More or less it would be feeding my curiosity

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Old 12-15-2006, 02:05 PM
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...and I would be willing to cut a pretty good deal on the first person who wants it done... More or less it would be feeding my curiosity
You're really tempting me with that one. I was just talking to Dayle this morning about getting leather to match our beige interiors in case I wanted to fabricate a matching shift boot for a manual tranny swap.

But this is my daily driver and I need to get around.

I don't know why it couldn't be made to work.
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I have heard that the CEL will pick up the lack of a TCU... But I am not sure anyone confirmed this... If so, I would like to come up with a fix for the problem. Just throwing around the idea because I do not think there is a single OBDII mt SVX out there right now

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Old 12-15-2006, 09:54 PM
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Tom,

I think the biggest stumbling block has been the lack of an ECU pinout diagram for an OBDII SVX. That stopped me from switching to a full stand-alone on my former '96. Get that, and I'm sure the swap can be done.
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Hmmmm... I wonder what prompted this interest... lol
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i was really sparked by her and curiosity is gonna kill me... Just like that twin idea I have burning a hole in my head

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Re: OBDII Mt conversion???

Sorry to drag up an old thread, but has anyone successfully converted an OBDII car to a manual transmission?
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:03 PM
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Re: OBDII Mt conversion???

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Sorry to drag up an old thread, but has anyone successfully converted an OBDII car to a manual transmission?
Sure, but not without a permanent CEL
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:15 PM
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Sure, but not without a permanent CEL
Really?
All the ones that I have done have been OBD1s.
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:19 PM
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Really?
All the ones that I have done have been OBD1s.
Did a 97. 96 will as well due to the com link between the TCU and ECU.
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:32 PM
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Re: OBDII Mt conversion???

One thing on my to do list is monitor that pin and see what the signal looks like. It is also the only thing keeping me from trying and OBD1 TCU in my 1996 to get the upgrades.
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Re: OBDII Mt conversion???

What? You mean " The 1997 will as well , due to the com link between the TCU and the ECU. I had to read that 3 times
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Re: OBDII Mt conversion???

Its a data line between tcu and ecu reporting the status of the tcu.... you will not be able to reproduce it

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Old 11-28-2012, 09:31 AM
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Its a data line between tcu and ecu reporting the status of the tcu.... you will not be able to reproduce it

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You underestimate me.
Good luck replicating everything the TCU would see and have it report back to the ECU. It's not a simple range of voltage but complete communication back and forth.
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