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Old 02-01-2010, 08:22 PM   #6 (permalink)
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You can use a gas tranny and swap the FDR in the axle to make it closer to something that would be desirable. Most transmissions also have multiple iterations making ratio swaps very easy to obtain.

What makes you think that an engine mated to an auto will be in any better shape than one mated to a manual?
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