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Manual tranny conversion in a 100?

Discussion in '100-Series Cruisers' started by toyotaman, Dec 12, 2003.

  1. toyotaman

    toyotaman

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    I've been driving my new '99 Cruiser for about two weeks now. While the power in this thing is fantastic, I miss the manual transmission I had in my '94 4Runner.

    I believe I have the same engine as the Tundra and that the Tundra has a manual transmission available, has any heard of a swap that could be performed. What about a transmission from Australia, or perhaps a Lexus model here in the US?

    I want my third pedal back.
     
  2. Hltoppr

    Hltoppr

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    It'd probably be easier to just buy another 4Runner or 60 series...you'd be lookin' at major bucks to get the transmission (which I'm not sure was available in a 100 series with IFS/V8 even in OZ) and then get the computers to talk to each other, not to mention the clutch plumbing components.

    Nice pipe dream though. :-\

    -H-
     
  3. Riley

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    Toy-man: Do some searching on this forum. There have been some pretty indepth discussions on this in regards to the 80 series.

    In summary it's not easy. I've switched from a manual 60 series and was worried about the auto. I've now got used to the auto and love it.

    :cheers: R
     
  4. sjpitts

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    Are you sure the tundra V8 is available with a manual? I thought the manual only was available with V6 tundras.

    Jared
     
  5. cruiserdan

    cruiserdan SupportingVendor Emeritus Moderator

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    The V8 Tundra is not available with a manual transmission.
     
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    there will be multiple problems with converting but especially obdII diagnostics. if you are in california you cannot put a manual in period because it never came into the country with a manual.
     
  7. Jim_Chow

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    [quote author=cruiserdan link=board=2;threadid=8713;start=msg74984#msg74984 date=1071254789]
    The V8 Tundra is not available with a manual transmission.
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    I thought the 2wd version was available with manual, at least a couple of years ago, while the 4wd is auto only?

    -Jim
     
  8. cruiserdan

    cruiserdan SupportingVendor Emeritus Moderator

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    Nope.

    Manuals only available behind the V6...... :'(