subaru 6 speed swap

^^ True story, that's what I'm running =), And that's what I plan on running. Clutch/Flywheel/Pressure Plate/Slave cylinder notes: Provided your JDM 5 speed trans is a pull type clutch, you're correct. seems silly to keep a viscous limited slip in the rear with the r160 if the purpose is to have the better handling characteristics of ALL the sti differentials. Fuuuuu read it 3 times too and still missed it! JavaScript is disabled. Your stock is 3.70 and will not work. I would like you to make this less Impreza centric as they aren't the only Subarus getting 6 speeds. This car will not be tracked. For example driveshaft length differences between the Legacy and Impreza might be a hangup for swaps. Thanks. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. im ready for the swap next month! If you want your gears spaced closer together the 6 speed may be good (and faster) depending on the course/application. New 6 speed swap/r180 rear end What fluids? Updated with final drives and a little more organization and detail. YOU ROCK! And as you point out, if I'm dropping 3,500 on just a trans, just drop the remaining bones and make it happen (go big as you suggest). '08+ STI 6 speed transmissions: 08+ STI transmissions are slightly different to swap into an older model (GD's included) because they don't have vehicle speed sensors for the older ECU's and speedometers, and the newer ECU's and speedometers instead rely on the CANBUS system to relay a speed signal from the ABS sensors. Doing it piece meal is going to cost you more in the end and frustration searching for the individual parts. I'll add a note to that. nice write up on the difference in transmissions. Instead of starting a new thread, I thought I'd ask this question here. Axles! I've been … Thanks Dylan! For a different year, you'll have to order the provided part numbers from a Subaru dealer. I figured I'd start this thread to catalog the different six speed swaps and configurations available to the GC8. Don't mind me then! The 5MT axle stubs are different from the 6MT stubs. If not where can I acquire some i'm looking to do the same thing! They replace the existing axle seals that are in the female transmission. for the male tranny with stubs sticking out., VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. From EVERYTHING that I've read, I'm needing a 02-05 R160 rear diff to mate to the 3.54 rear end on the 07 6mt. i wish it was that easy too, and if it were i'm sure we'd see a lot more ppl riding the 6 speed bandwagon. I've been reading stuff scattered around various threads for a few days now. Okay, so I've been reading and researching for the past few weeks about doing a 07 6mt into my 07 WRX. Come join the discussion about performance, modifications, troubleshooting, turbo upgrades, maintenance, and more! ThreeEleven- You are the second guy they have told this to. I came across it as I continue to do research and learn about how to achieve my goals for improving my forester. JDM 2006-2007 Version 9 TY856WB7KA Subaru STi DCCD Complete … A Complete Low Mileage and Clean JDM Version 9 STI TY856WB8KA 6mt Transmission Package With The Front Helical Limited slip differential with 5x114.3 STI Hubs and Brembo Calipers for sale . I hold the same stance on going to anything bigger than a VF series turbo; you start running into a lot of investment and other issues beyond one. Yea it's kind of like lego's and you'll get through it eventually, but I've seen skads of car projects that go astray, people end up getting sick of the car, go buy something else and loose their butt on a project because they bit off more than they can chew. What parts are needed to do a 6 speed swap into a 2004 Forester XT? ^ Agree w/ fraktal. No problem. (have read all faq's and relevant threads), Brand New Complete 07 STI 6 Speed Swaps for WRX, all necessary parts included! Thanks! Talk about how the early rear differentials have female axles while later units have male axles and that swapping the carrier is an easy way to change the type of axle needed. Good number of WRX guys did the OBX front setup. Hey all! You can use a 4eat gc shaft if you are using an r160 (option 3). there seems to be no real parts list, just different stuff that was used.... Can I just swap in the 6 speed non DCCD tranny, compatible clutch, and rear differential? My car is a daily driver that does hauling duty, but I want it to be fun and enjoyable to drive as well. It's my understanding that the 08+ WRX, like the 08+ STi, doesn't have the VSS on the front differential. You're talking 1/4 mile here though. Every time a brotato wrecks a WRX, a GC gets its wings. 6 speed conversion advice. 99lego 13 99lego 13 USMB Regular; Members; 13 126 posts; Oregon; Posted November 7, 2013. Give me some gas monies and we'll bust it out in a weekend. 3.54 cars had a 1.1:1 dropdown in the transfer case to match the F&R gearing (3.90 actual). Awesome source of good info. Well damn! yes, this information is helpful, but there are other threads detailing 6 speed swaps - why not just make one comprehensive swap thread, lock and sticky it??? (ill think of more with time). Followers 0. To the best of my knowledge, all 6 speeds had a 3.90 front diff and the rear varied between 3.54 or 3.90. I think your oil seal numbers are incorrect for the female 6MT transmission; you have the same number twice and I thought the right and left were different. You'll get a lot of the benefit for minimal cost. ^^ yep, wagon and forester only from what my info shows. I'm sure I came off as a bit of a jerk as well, but it's a big undertaking to do a 6spd. My Ver 6, Type-R 5 speed has 4.44 final though. By 99lego, November 7, 2013 in 1990 to Present Legacy, Impreza, Outback, Forester, Baja, WRX&WrxSTI, SVX. It is wrong, if you have an 06' or 07' 6mt you will need a 3.54 rear end. If you're conquering a 6MT swap, dropping in a front diff isn't too much further of a dive on a 5mt. Thread starter Imran ... As above, I need some advice/info on a 6 speed conversion I’m planning to undertake on my version 2 Sti RA. I think your oil seal numbers are incorrect for the male 6MT transmission; you have the same number twice and I thought the right and left were different. We’re the best Subaru Forester Owners Forum to talk about the best years of the Subaru Forester, modifications and reliability history of the Subaru Forester. And unless you really need it, then I'm going to try and steer you clear. PLEASE, make this sticky. JDM Subaru Impreza STi Version 8 TY856WB3KA 6 Speed Complete Package with DCCD, Diff, Brembo Brakes, Subframes, Etc. I went to the link on NASIOC about swapping a 6 speed into a WRX but that is a WRX not a Forester. Master 6 Speed Transmission Decoder Ring - NASIOC, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. If you're putting power down, than you need the full deck of cards. Which is what everything I've read has said...but idk why P&L would say this and say that they do it frequently with success. Plus breaking piece by piece down the road becomes no fun. It is just my daily driver and something fun to drive. I know this question has probably already been asked but I couldn't find a clear answer. And 2K is a little steep for a front LSD. Copyright ©1999 - 2019, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.,, The 2008+ sti 6 speed trans swap thread - the facts and parts needed for the swap, 6 speed swap question! fraktal, don't get me wrong, I agree with going big or going home, and I too have yet to do an engine mod, but have a 6 speed ready to go in when I move back to CA. SOLD. Due to the constant asking of the same questions about 6 speed swaps into different year car I've decided to put together a thread out lining the parts and misc info needed to complete a successful swap. I'll list a few common configurations and parts lists. You need the 6MT drive shaft for the first list, it's listed below the shift linkage. -6 speed shifter and assembly****-6-speed clutch fork and slave cylinder for 2007 sti R160 rear diff (02-05 wrx) 6 speed clutch and flywheel Circlips from 2004 sti, oil seals and axle stubs 1st: 3.636 2nd: 2.375 3rd: 1.521 4th:1.137 5th:0.971 6th: 0.756 reverse - 3.545 final drive ratio - 3.90 JDM 07 Sti 6 speed-transmission-driveshaft SOLD. My Ver 6, Type-R 5 speed has 4.44 final though . Plus everyone wants a 6 speed, cuz it looks cool. A forum community dedicated to Subaru Impreza GC8 and RS owners and enthusiasts. So, I call P&L the other day to make sure the list I have includes everything I need. If this is the case, am I correct in assuming that a transmission swap wouldn't require the bell housing to be changed? this is VERY helpful. DS1 Motorsports: Great start! $4450, I need help fast with 6 speed swap, clutch wont release all the way. Swap Finished...... yeah, boost is fun. Interesting thread with good information.

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