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SO for some reason out of no where, now that my car is running and looks just about done, i cant let go the idea of getting an aftermarket front clip, and now converting to a manual transmission!:yes: so right now i just need help gathering all the info needed to do this, not so much for the front clips, I already have that figured out, but as far as manual transmissions conversions, i know very little, so I wanted to see if i can get some advice on how to go about it, i currently have a TH-350 with a lokar floor shifter, what im trying to accomplish is buying a TKO600 5 speed trans, but if i can get some details and maybe some pictures, that would help me alot, i want to do it around the same time i install the front clip, so all in all, my question for you guys is ..

-how to properly fit a TKO600 in my trans tunnel.? what to look out for ?

-what clutch pedal assemblies will work great? example...(http://www.summitracing.com/parts/wil-340-1290) will this work?

-how to properly mount clutch pedal assembly

-pedal stop?

-hydraulic clutch set up/master cylinder bore size?
example ..(http://www.summitracing.com/parts/cmb-14-0013)
what is recommended?
-bellhousing set up?

so pretty much everything to make a TKO600 fit and work properly behind my sbc as i have very little knowledge of a conversion like this, i have looked on the site before for info but i seem to just get half of whats going on, i would just like steps of a fresh start build or conversion, from start to finish,

pictures/part numbers/suggestions are all welcome and greatly appreciated, Im really pumped to get things:D again thanks for the help

Esteban Mejia
 

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I think you need to get on the phone with one of the major vendors who sell these conversions . I know a few of them will sell the complete kit all the parts and the set up instructions.

I also know that with a new front clip it will be an easier set up too.

You might start with Hurst and then Keisler and then Classic Chevy 5 speed ( 6 speed) . They all are well informed on kits to do this.

One note of caution, most of these kits work well with standard rear end gear ratios 3:08 to 3:55. If you have 4:11s like I do the " short" first gears offered are useless.

Just have your facts together and then call one or more of these guys and ask questions, lots of questions.


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