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    Re: My Reatta Series II 3800 s/c + 6 speed manual swap

    is lookin good so far there....hopefully the oil filter thing doesn't turn out to be that big of a pain
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    Re: My Reatta Series II 3800 s/c + 6 speed manual swap

    I haven't addressed that yet but I know the Fiero dudes deal with it all the time, along with the 5 speed Reatta conversions
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    Re: My Reatta Series II 3800 s/c + 6 speed manual swap

    How bad do you think torque steer is gonna be in this?

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    Re: My Reatta Series II 3800 s/c + 6 speed manual swap

    There'll be some I'm sure
    '07 Subaru Forester 2.5X 5MT. Bought new. 197k miles. '05 Dodge Durango Limited Hemi AWD. Mom bought new. 102k miles. '74 Buick LeSabre Luxus convertible. 455-4/7.5L. '89 Buick Reatta. 3800 SII L67/F40 six speed swap to be completed someday. Wife's: '07 Subaru Forester XT. World Rally Blue Mica.

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    Re: My Reatta Series II 3800 s/c + 6 speed manual swap

    Wow, sure is an involved project, though a great way to go.
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    Re: My Reatta Series II 3800 s/c + 6 speed manual swap

    Tonight, though it took two trips to Lowes for hardware, I've got the engine/trans mounts done! I should have got pix of the rear mount I finished but you'll see it soon. I've still got to adjust its level with washers (may have to do this again when it gets time to get the cradle back in the car), but otherwise, the cherry picker's not holding it anymore
    '07 Subaru Forester 2.5X 5MT. Bought new. 197k miles. '05 Dodge Durango Limited Hemi AWD. Mom bought new. 102k miles. '74 Buick LeSabre Luxus convertible. 455-4/7.5L. '89 Buick Reatta. 3800 SII L67/F40 six speed swap to be completed someday. Wife's: '07 Subaru Forester XT. World Rally Blue Mica.

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    Re: My Reatta Series II 3800 s/c + 6 speed manual swap

    thats going to be sick. good job so far. not easy retro fitting parts and pieces from a different car to the one you have. i can see the wiring will probably be a nightmare, but once its all done, its going to be a bad ass car
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    OMG that is going to be a delight! Congrats on a job well done so far.
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