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Hi guys!<br>I have 2001 GT T5. I love this car, and i dont want to sell it and buy one with MT trans. Besides i was looking for it alot and its really hard to find one. I wish to make some mods, but GT stops me, im scared put more HP, and have problems. So my questions is: is there any problems to put 2001-2003 manual trans from s60 to my T5? Is any difference between LPT and HPT trans? Or all s60 have the same one? What changes will i have to do doing that, besides changing all shifting thing, and maybe putting few holes? What about all transmission computer? Do i need MT one, or my old is fine? Please expleain me easy cause my english is far away from good:)<br>Who can make that swap? I dont want to go to dealer, probably they wont do that? Evolve maybe?<br>Im really into it, i can find trans for even less than 1k, probably plus another 1000 (maybe less?) for parts? Its not a bad deal, if i want put more hp in it.<br>What do you think?<br>
 

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Re: Trans swap s60 (Brzoza)

I am doing the research now, It seems to be the electronic modules that present a problem as they are VIN matched to other components in the car. <p>I will let you know if I get some answers.
 

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Re: Trans swap s60 (Brzoza)

The ECU software is different for the GT and the MT, not sure if it's even possible to overwrite one with the other, you would likely need Volvo to produce some custom software.<p>Bottom line is that it will likely be more trouble than it's worth. I suggest just getting an intake/exhaust/chiptune (IPD or BSR can do safe ECU tunes for GT cars). Don't worry about breaking your tranny, especially with BSR as they leave the torque limiters in 1st and 2nd gear intact. Even with them removed, some folks are running tons of power through their GTs without issue (BoostedS60R in particular).<p>Or just save for a few more years, then get a used MT S60R! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Trans swap s60 (zzrguy)

yes, GT is geartronic...<p>I have abandoned plans to swap the trans as somebody has offered a good some of $$$ for it and I cannot let my buddy pass it up!<p>Too bad, would have been interesting....But probably for the best!
 
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