Discussion Starter • #1 • Mar 7, 2013. It would be FAR easier to swap to a 5MT, as with a 6 speed you WILL need to mess with your wiring due to the DCCD. ‘17 doin her thing. 200 Posts . Copyright ©1999 - 2019, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc. http://legacygt.com/forums/showthrea...5mt+trans+swap, http://www.rs25.com/forums/f145/t155...z30d-swap.html, http://www.sl-i.net/FORUM/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=12871, http://legacygt.com/forums/showthrea...ad-143520.html. I love the car just hate the automatic transmission. View entire discussion ( 17 comments) More posts from the SubaruForester community. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. What about the vdc crap on my car. 4eat( VDC) to 6 speed in a forester XT questions Transmission (AT/MT) & Driveline. Posted by 3 days ago. I know this topic comes up a lot, and there is a lot of information out there. 241. I have a solid Trans mount that whines like straight cut gears. There have been several 4EAT->6MT swaps on here...one that comes to mind is Infek, message him and ask what he needed, etc. well if you want to buy a 6 speed transmission i have one for sale. 210. We’re the best Subaru Forester Owners Forum to talk about the best years of the Subaru Forester, modifications and reliability history of the Subaru Forester. I have a basic idea of where I want to go, which is to a 07 sti donor car and complete driveline swap into my 2007 Forester Sports XT. I have looked for Forums all over. Therefore, if I were to make the Outback my project car, I would want to start with a 4EAT to 5MT or 6MT swap. I am trying to figure out what is really involved in a 6MT swap with what we know in 2019 after so many people have done it. I have been looking at doing this to my 07 LLBean it already has a 5 speed automatic. JavaScript is disabled. But all of those threads only cover trans swaps in cars with EJ2xx's. Thanks for the reply. I did a little reading here as well when I searched. The 2004 and 2005 model WRX STi 6MT was a final drive of 3.90. Copyright ©1999 - 2019, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc. http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...auto+to+manual, Can I use ABS Box off and WRX02-07 5 speed on 06 Forester XT 5 speed. I know this is a tiresome subject so I appreciate it. VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. Fire season here in California. There is nothing different on the newer manual trans cars that have vdc and tcs versus the older ones. 25 comments. This is due to the R160 rear differential 3.545 final drive of most of the non-STi WRXs. save hide report. It's all controlled by the wheels speed sensors and brakes. I have considered doing a built 4EAT with VTD center diff conversion, but I'm not sure that setup on the stock diff would handle 400who. I am starting to research this swap. I think it would be possible, I met a guy who swapped a 5mt into a svx and i feel like if you put in some time and $ it could be a awesome car. What's required to either keep it working or bypass it. I was on a couple hundred mile trip and … Now, I've got a bookmarks folder with well over a dozen various 5MT/6MT swap threads on multiple forums, and even a couple of 4EAT to 5MT swap threads. I don't think it's very trans dependant. In 2006 and 2007 the 6MT came with a final drive of 3.545 which made the 2006 and 2007 much sought after for the non-STi WRX owners as a transmission swap. I'd MUCH rather have a low-milage 2000 4EAT IF it would work with just a diff swap. I have a basic idea of where I want to go, which is to a 07 sti donor car and complete driveline swap into my 2007 Forester Sports XT. I have been reading about this subject on and off for a few years, I have dozens of bookmarks, and I am still a bit lost on how I want to approach this. I have done a 4eat-6mt swap in a 04FXT all myself.. What you want to know? share. So my 4eat blew itself to kingdom-come. Let's face it, low-milage good-condition 4EAT's are getting kind of scarce, and I don't want to replace my beater tranny with ANOTHER 10,000 mile less beater tranny. I am starting to research this swap. Please post any updates of anything you find. 241. Just working on a blue shift boot to match my STi seats.