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Old 11-19-2008, 10:40 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Anyways, nobody really wrote back if they had any problems with the 98-01 4 cyl metro swap onto a G10..so I will if I don't hear back.
No problems. Other than I had a little trouble getting the replacement trans input shaft onto the clutch hub on the flywheel. (I left the motor in the car to do the swap - it moved around a lot while I was wiggling the trans home.)

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Old 11-19-2008, 10:42 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Oh - I also had to re-adjust the clutch cable for some reason when I was done.

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