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Tranny swap help plz

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Heya all am tryin to swap tranny -- i have an escort 91 gt-1.8l 5 spd--found a 90 protege same motor --5 spd(any info on tranny id tag?) -the mount thats attached to 3 studs on the topside of tranny are on level plane in protege-yet offset in height on my GT -using what I will call an adapter -> >4 bolts to frame above wheel well are the same-- --cant find that exact setup---everything else matches up --beyond this is there any other issues i need to look for -and any other straight swap info would help --also i found a GT with same motor with automatic tranny -- issues to change into this? Throttle position Sensor i heard and the computer need to go into mine from donor?-of course all the hardware---is there a rubber plug for clutch pedal hole after it comes out -maybe the donor has 1 ?---also - to replace what i see as worn synchro rings--3rd gear was the issue-while driving-felt like it was just out of reach -opened tranny and saw synchro wear on third much more than others --i dont have a press so can i just take the removed shaft into a shop to press on ?-would like to do it myself if possible -??--any help would be appreciated all -wish me luck --will include my email -thanks [email]-cantsleep3210@yahoo.com[/email] --
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  1. 27B_NCEC1's Avatar
    The transmission is a g25mr. the motor swap is fine, just pull the metal plate off where the flywheel would be on a mt car.