I wanted the manual tranny but my girlfriend basically forced me into the auto tran. These cars celebrated the 40th anniversary of the original shelby gt350h. It started life as a automatic with light graphite leather interior. Iirc it required a different bell housing, linkage and a different drive shaft. Tci 5r55 street fighter transmission 725 hp mustang gt 0510 tci 5r55 super street fighter transmission 1025 hp mustang gt 0510. How to decide between an automatic mustang gt or a manual quora. Feb 04, 2014 so i recently purchased my first car, about 3 months ago, i bought a 2014 v6 mustang premium. Brandon and melissa trepanier have been allford since the first date. S197 mustang tranny swap automatic to manual transmission 5. Automatic vs manual transmission fox body mustangs which is. Whether you are simply replacing the cast manifolds on your tired stock engine, or pulling the motor to replace it with a higher performance crate motor, 351w. Count on for your 20052009 mustang manual transmission needs. It would be much better and cheaper just to have your transmission fixed versus doing the swap. Mustang automatic vs manual transmissions cj pony parts.
Why you should neverever manual swap a mustang and why. The shelby gt h was introduced once again in only 500 units with 4 of those 500 being manual. I dont want to do a full stock replacement because ive often heard that the 5r55s automatic transmission that 0509 mustangs were. I am looking at this ford performance tremec magnum xl t56 6speed transmission, what all else would i need with it. Hey, my name is henry and i own a 2006 mustang gt, unfortunately the transmission in my car has just died right after i got the engine replaced uuuuuuugh. Tuning an auto to manual pcm ford mustang gt 2006 hi all, im fairly new to tuning fords in general, and to the forum, but have used hp tuners to tune several gm vehicles. I dont know if i can keep my auto wiring harness or if i need to swap it. Detailed features and specs for the used 2006 ford mustang including fuel economy, transmission, warranty, engine type, cylinders, drivetrain and more. Competition clutch 2486st lightweight flywheel for 9601 mustang gt 4. Anyone have any ideas or think it would eventually be possible for one to swap the 6speed auto for the 10speed. View and download ford mustang owners manual online. The first true direct boltin mustang replacement driveshaft over 1400 3. Six problems related to automatic transmission have been reported for the 2006 ford mustang. From the look of things, because the f150 can come in a 6speed or 10speed automatic, the transmissions.
The gear hesitates to go in, and even after waiting for a second you really have to force the shifter. Anyways, i regret not getting the manual tran, my girl doesnt even drive my car. The car has around 1,000 miles on it and runs great other then shifting under certain circumstances. If you own a 19792014 mustang, then it came equipped with one of the two ford rear ends ford 7. Ive had several manual valve body and a reverse manual valve body auto transmissions in different non dd cars and always enjoyed them. I already have a like new steering wheel with the buttons needed to. After testing two 2018 ford mustang gts with a mere 3pound difference in measured weight, we were taken aback by how much quicker the gt is with its new 10speed automatic 10a sixthan it is. Anyways the car is really hard to put into second gear, especially at higher rpms.
Automatic vs manual transmission fox body mustangs which. In order to swap your automatic transmission for a manual or vice versa if thats your. Manual transmission computer for your application gt, mach, cobra. Converting an automatic transmission to a standard shift youtube. With a 3speed automatic and a throttlebodyinjected 3.
Sorry it seems so general, but that is right out of the 2006 ford mustang manual. Ford performance mustang tremec magnum xl t56 6 speed. I had the piece of junk peanut 3 speed manual in my 65 mustang inline 6 converted to a 70 c4 automatic roughly 19 years ago and have never looked back or regretted the switch. If the item is used for racing or driven with other improper fixations that caused the engine to fail originally. The jpc s197 4r70w swap package is for anyone looking to retrofit a 4r70w into your 20052014 mustang gt boss gt500. Our approach to serving mustang enthusiasts has led to happy customers who return time and again for all of their pony car needs transmission and otherwise. Ford performance tremec magnum xl t56 6speed transmission. Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2006 ford mustang based on all problems reported for the 2006 mustang. The result is amps successful transmission conversion from a 5r55s to a tremec 3650 fivespeed gearbox. My issue is trying to get the pcm flashed with a manual strategy. I experience significant hesitation before the car responds. Hi i own a 2006 mustang gt with a manual transmission.
I have a 2006 mustang manual 5 speed that recently has been having a problem getting into 1st gear symptoms. Dec 23, 2006 six problems related to automatic transmission have been reported for the 2006 ford mustang. A manual transmission utilizes more of an engines power than an automatic transmission as less power is lost throughout the drivetrain, resulting in slightly more power at the wheels. I dont want to do a full stock replacement because ive often heard that the 5r55s automatic transmission that 05. Ford mustang questions what years will interchange without.
You need a tune for the ecu, the transmission, transmission wiring harness, clutch setup, flywheel for manual car, shifter, bell housing bolts pretty sure these years use different bolts for manuals over 5r555. The fifth generation began with the 2005 model year, and received a facelift for the 2010 model year. I tried to tune it by disabling the automatic functions on my current auto tune. S197 mustang tranny swap automatictomanual transmission. Ford performance mustang tremec magnum xl t56 6 speed transmission kit 0514 gt. If starting a vehicle with an automatic transmission. All of our mustang driveshafts now have 50 series ujoints at both ends. For a limited time you can get a heavy duty shaft at the same price as our original shaft. Modern automatics have become so good at what they do from the standpoint of acceleration performance an. Why you should neverever manual swap a mustang and why you. Pulled from a low mileage wrecked car the engine was tested before pulling. So i recently purchased my first car, about 3 months ago, i bought a 2014 v6 mustang premium. I have an 06 5 speed gt with a vortech supercharger and i would like to convert it to an.
Manual transmissions allow for gear changes to be made solely at the drivers discretion, for good or ill. Very difficult to get my 2006 mustang manual transmission. My problem is full acceleration from approximately 3040 mph speeds. Oct 14, 2018 really it comes down to two factors driver involvement and convenience and to a lesser extent how driven by the performance numbers you are. To our knowledge, the project is the first successful transmission exchange of this type for 05 to present stangs.
On hot days the problem starts sooner and is hard to. Why you should neverever manual swap a mustang and why you should. Jpc 4r70w swap package s197 justins performance center. As cars get newer, this swap is harder and harder due to newer technologies.
The whole reason we got it auto was because she was going to drive it also, but she has. The fifthgeneration ford mustang s197 is a pony car that was manufactured by ford from 2004 to 2014, at the flat rock assembly plant in flat rock, michigan. So i recently swapped out my 5r55s automatic transmission for a gt500 6speed tr6060 in my 2006 mustang gt. Weve got loads of lightweight, high strength driveshafts for your 19792019 mustang driveline here at. It has an automatic transmission though and i want to swap to a manual. Lmr specializes in kits that are designed to swap your automatic transmission to a manual transmission as well as transmission swaps that are designed to provide a stronger manual transmission to accommodate a high horsepower engine. As explained, the transmission is sealed, that is another reason there is no mention of inspection or service until 60,000. Whether its a weekend cruiser and easy daily driving that youre after, or an allaround drivers car that is a blast to drive on the twisties, there really isnt a right answer when it comes to choosing the right transmission for your mustang. The ford racing 6 speed tremec magnum xl t56 manual transmission kit features a solid mount and direct shift design which eliminates the problem of inaccurate shifts caused by the factory semiremote shifter. Auto to manual trans how to guide mustang forums at stangnet. It is written in the book of car guys right alongside ls swap it that a manual transmission is just somehow better than an automatic. When the engine is cold, there is no issue getting the car into gear once it warms up after approx. Why the 2018 ford mustang gt automatic is so much quicker.
Hedman hedders offers nearly 50 part numbers for use on ford mustangs and related models. Auto to manual swap god help me mustang forums at stangnet. Automatic transmission problems of the 2006 ford mustang. Vehicle is a 2018 mustang gt equipped with the new 10speed 10r80 automatic transmission, performance package 1, 401a equipment. Download your free pdf file of the 2006 ford mustang on our comprehensive online database of automotive owners manuals. I have to put it in 2nd then get it to slip into 1st.
Browse our selection of 2006 mustang transmission parts and shift into a higher gear. Ford mustang forum 2006 mustang gt shiftingtransmission. Automatic to manual transmission swap cj pony parts. Improve the driving dynamics of your mustang with these manual transmission swap options from. All other cases ive seen are just people wanting to get another 5 speed manual or trying to convert from 5 speed manual to 6 speed manual. We follow along as this 2005 ford mustang gt convertible has its original 5r55s automatic transmission replaced with a tremec 3650 5speed manual transmission 5.
The next step in your restoration, upgrade or ongoing maintenance can be as simple as that. How to decide between an automatic mustang gt or a manual. It comes down to personal preference and lifestyle. Tuning an auto to manual pcm ford mustang gt 2006 hp tuners. Really it comes down to two factors driver involvement and convenience and to a lesser extent how driven by the performance numbers you are. The shelby gth was introduced once again in only 500 units with 4 of those 500 being manual. What to expect when changing from an auto to manual. This transmission package is rated to 750hp but we have had cars make over rwhp and is great for any street strip application. These cars celebrated the 40th anniversary of the original shelby. The 2006 mustang differed little from the 2005 model year. Ive run into several with 8s that have done that conversion. Automatic vs manual transmission fox body mustangs which is better. We follow along as this 2005 ford mustang gt convertible has its original 5r55s automatic transmission replaced with a tremec 3650 5speed manual. It is a daily driver, but i will take it to the drag strip once or twice and to a road course too.
The most recently reported issues are listed below. Worlds widest selection of ford mustang headers hedman. I would assume that the actual tuning, interface work differences between the gt500 and mustang gt electronics and associated wiring harness work would be much less going with a manual valve body. Now as far as wiring, its probably easier to grab a wiring harness of a manual gt off a pull apart location, itll be cheaper. Stacey upgrades a 1990 ford mustang with a little help from our friends at american powertrain. I dont know if i should go with the tko600 with the road course gearing or the. Its just i have never seen the swap from auto to manual transmission. So ive had my car for about 5 years now and ive decided to make the switch from auto to manual. These are counted highly among things that i like and so i took it upon myself to replace the aging, broken c3 automatic transmission in my 1986 fox body mustang with a 1995 t5 manual. Discussion in svt shelby gt500 started by skeltor, jan 10. Along the modding process i swapped in full black leather interior and a new tr3650 5spd manual. Hi all, im fairly new to tuning fords in general, and to the forum, but have used hp tuners to tune several gm vehicles.902 74 1120 1067 1360 1593 1593 1323 273 666 368 836 1171 1534 1602 639 1298 1099 1132 619 555 709 1173 613 690 562 729 1441 1414