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> Manual Transmission, conversion?
dharps
post Jul 4 2008, 09:27 PM
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Greetings. I'm starting to look for a V90/960 wagon. Wikipedia says that they made this vehicle with a manual transmission. I haven't seen a manual for sale and am thinking that they might not have brought manuals to the US. I once converted a 1972 1800 from automatic to manual, but there were donor cars available that that had the pedals and cable. Any one know if a V90/960 is convertible to manual transmission?
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post Jul 4 2008, 09:55 PM
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if there are manual 960's then it can be converted. check in canada, i know that the 850 R's came in manual but not in the US. so it might be the same for your model volvo. good luck and keep us posted.
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There were no 95-98 960's that came with manuals in North America.
There have been a few guys over on Turbo Bricks that did a manual
conversions. Biggest hurdle is all the parts need to be shipped in from
Europe. There is only one transmission that will bolt up and it is the
M-90 5 speed. It might be cheaper to see if Ross Converse up at
Converse Engineering could do a T6 transmission conversion on your 960.
Ross is the guy that does the V8 Volvo conversions
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