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Author Topic: Manual trans swap from Escort GT  (Read 317 times)

Trackerrrr

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Manual trans swap from Escort GT
« on: July 31, 2018, 04:47:16 PM »

Hi all,

Got a '91 Escort GT for sale near me cheap. Will the pedal assembly from these fit our Capris?
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Rocketman

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Re: Manual trans swap from Escort GT
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2018, 08:48:59 PM »

Put the whole drivetrain in :)

I bet the pedal assembly is similar and could be made to work
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Re: Manual trans swap from Escort GT
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2018, 07:44:58 PM »

I did an auto to manual swap on one years ago, but I had a donor capri to swap all the parts from. Early Mercury Tracer pedals may work, but I don't believe the escort is the same chassis. The 1.8 motor and heavy-duty trans would be an upgrade though.
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