[Healeys] Toyota 5-speed conversion
michael.oritt at gmail.com
Sat Dec 19 20:11:04 MST 2015
I opted for the forward position on my 100 and the shifter falls
conveniently to hand.
My ex's BN7 came with a five-speed with the shifter in the center position
and I felt the stick was too far back to make for easy shifting.
On Sat, Dec 19, 2015 at 9:15 PM, Jim Frakes <JimFrakes at frakes-eng.com>
> I have installed three five speed boxes and never split the case. The
> shifter has three possible positions, any of which can be used according to
> how far fwd or back u want.
> Sent from my iPad
> On Dec 15, 2015, at 7:09 PM, "warthodson at aol.com" <warthodson at aol.com>
> Michael,et al:
> The kit included a "shift tower" which needs to be installed if you want
> a "forward shifter" and the transmission you order does not come that way.
> Our transmission came with a "rear shifter". Removing the rear shift tower
> & installing the forward shift tower is easy. The kit also includes a
> "housing shift" #33521-35221. See attached illustrated parts list. This is
> the component that the ball on the end of the shift lever engages & it is
> installed on the shift rod with a single set screw. The original "housing
> shift" needs to be removed & the new "housing Shift" that came with the kit
> needs to be installed. In other words, if you want a forward shifter you
> need to install two components. There does not appear to be any way to
> remove the original "housing shift" & install the new "housing shift"
> without splitting/separating the transmission housing.
> It seems like the first group of emails agreed with that & the last group
> do not agree, but have not explained how to remove the original Housing
> shift & install the new housing shift without splitting the transmission.
> Am I missing something?
> Gary Hodson
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Oritt michael.oritt at gmail.com
> To: warthodson <warthodson at aol.com>
> Cc: Austin Healey <healeys at autox.team.net>
> Sent: Tue, Dec 15, 2015 12:48 pm
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] Toyota 5-speed conversion
> My "Smitty's Instructions" are not close at hand but my recollection is
> that there are three different locations available for the shifter
> depending upon which tower is used. None requires any adaption, etc.--they
> are simply alternative Toyota parts.
> Best--Michael Oritt
> BN1 w/Toyota 5-speed
> On Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 10:03 AM, <warthodson at aol.com> wrote:
>> A friend is installing a Toyota 5-speed conversion kit. One of the
>> changes required is installing a forward shift tower & "housing shift"
>> #33521-35221", but the instructions do not explain how this is done. The
>> part we do not understand is how to install the new housing shift onto the
>> existing shaft. Does the transmission need to be split in half to access
>> the shifter shaft? Has anyone done this & could you explain the process?
>> Does anyone know what I am talking about?
>> Gary Hodson
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