I tried to get a full manual shift kit for mine (EF) a few years ago and was told impossible but of course I know better - nothing is impossible just no one had done it yet (at that time). Hopefully there might be some info on doing this now.
You can get a sport shift conversion to suit but it is (was 3 yrs ago) about $2,500. This is a paddle wheel shift type to go up/down a la super tourers style. I'll try to find the URL for it and post.
I have just had my trans redone by BC Automatics over here in Adelaide. They replaced my valve body with a modified AU valve body which shifts without delay even at full revs. My friends ED XR8 auto use to run dead even with me, but after the trans was done, I could easily pull 1 - 1 1/2 car lengths on him each change. The modified valve body was around $500.
Due to the cost of replacing a buggered transmission, I have always been sceptical when it comes to modification. My plan was to wait until mine goes bang and go wild and replace it with a manual. Now I'm thinking modifying the 4speed. :hrm:
It'd like a 'tighter' shift at full throttle and I wonder weather a shift kit will help. I don't even know how much power and torque this things can handle.
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Yes chiptorque was the site where I saw it a while back but they don't seem to have it now - I went and checked their site for it last night but couldn't find any reference to it - or maybe I was just too blind ...
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