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Old 03-08-2003, 03:55   #1 (permalink)
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I have been fortunate enough to get a five speed conversion with 120 klms on it. I have also been supplied the computer for it.
The box is an ed for eb11.
Does anyone know if it is necessary to change the computer coming from the auto?

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Mate, good job on making the change!
It will not need a new gearbox computer.
However, my understanding is that the serII and on combine the gearbox computer with the engine computer.
Have a look, if there is a box comp. under the instrument cluster then you can use your old comp. If not, you will need a manual comp., which you have anyway.
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sorry,
I mean i was supplied a ed manual computer to take the place of the one in your passenger kick panel. Atleast it looks like that one
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Depending on if your car is smartlock. If it is then itll work, If not then It wont. The ed will be a smartlock computer.
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I donno about the EA-EDs because they have a seperate computer for their autos.....but the EF-on use the same computer for the engine and 'box....so i know you have to change the computer in an EF-on but I'm not sure about the EA-ED....just change it anyway :)

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I donno about the EA-EDs because they have a seperate computer for their autos.....but the EF-on use the same computer for the engine and 'box....so i know you have to change the computer in an EF-on but I'm not sure about the EA-ED....just change it anyway :)

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EA -> EBseries 1 have a seperate auto ecu. EB series 2 onwards its combined with the engine ecu
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I was told by the guy who programmed my chip that I can keep my comp when/if I put in a manual...

Mine it series II pre-smartlock (The good one IMO)
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