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  1. Sequential gearbox issues

    MR2 Spyder Main Forum
    Does anyone have information that may help regarding MR2 spider sequential transmission. Will not change gears, cannot drive have tried re learning the gearbox no luck, just wondering if anyone else has had this experience and may be able to offer advice. I am in Sydney Austrt
  2. WTB-5 speed manual transmission

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    Hey guys, is anyone selling a 5 speed manual transmission for an 01 spyder? If so would you be willing to ship it to Nevada? Thanks in advance.
  3. Is My SMT Dead? 2003 Model

    Hello, I'm brand new here - never posted before so I hope you'll tolerate my naivete and general lack of knowledge. I have a 2003 Spyder that I've owned for 12 years and have always loved this car. Over 80K of ownership (it has about 117K total), aside from standard maintenance I've only had to...
  4. 2ZZ Turbo + C63 6Speed transmission?

    Performance Modifications
    Hi. Is it true that the use of 6speed transmission in a turbo 2zz is not recommended? I read that the turbo breaks it, so it is preferable to use c56 transmission. I have also read that the C60 transmission is too short for turbo, but the C63 has a different ratio. I have the opportunity to...
  5. Short Shifters: TWM or MWR?

    Performance Modifications
    I just got my 6-speed transmission from MikeV and can't wait to get it installed. I'm looking at replacing the shifter with a short throw, and came across two in particular of interest (if there are more, I'm open to suggestions). Monkey Wrench Racing: Short Shifter Kit $89 TWM Performance...
  6. Transmission Hard to Shift in Every Gear

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hey everyone, On my drive to Atlanta today, my 2002 MR2 (manual, not SMT or SMT conversion) was suddenly very difficult to shift into every gear. The only previous transmission problem I've had is that it would grind if downshifting into 4th too quickly. It feels as if you are shifting the...
  7. Anyone in Socal, San Diego or near, know where I can find a used tranny, 2000 Spyder

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Looking for basic 5 speed transmission for 2000 model with 208k miles....can afford a rebuild with all labor involved...any and all help would be appreciated.....thanks so much...Jack
  8. Looking for a C56 stock tranny.

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    Hey guys, i rarely post but im asking for help locating or someone selling a stock C56/MR2 spyder transmission. Thank you to anyone with little or a lot of input.
  9. FS: 2003 C56 transmission w/ 80K miles

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    2003 C56 with 80K. Purchased from King's Auto Salvage (Mebane, NC) with 57K in Dec 2009. Installed a C66 (European HLSD 6-speed) in Aug 2014. The C56 has been sitting in the C66 box ever since. The box is 23" x 24" x 19" and currently weighs about 98 lbs without additional packing material...
  10. FS: 5 Spd transmission w/ LSD

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    i have my 90k original miles 5 speed for sale with factory helical LSD. No noise No grinds smooth gears only reason im selling since i have a 6 spd and need the cash. the tranny is missing the parts needed for the 6 spd swap. Im asking 700 Located in San Diego PM me if you have any questions...
  11. Need a transmission

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    My original 5speed MT went out and instead of paying for a rebuild I'm looking for a good condition replacement transmission to get the car back on the road. I'm in San Antonio TX. Thanks,
  12. WTB: Shift Knob

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    My shift knobs leather is all ripped up. Selling my Spyder soon so could really use a new one but can't find any stock ones online. If any of you have a stock shift knob or an aftermarket one that fits a spyder well (and looks stockish, if that makes sense) then let me know. Even if it has a...
  13. 1zz-fe and 5sp parts, remnants from 2zz swap

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    I'm currently swaping a 2zz and 6sp C60 into my Spyder. I'm selling all discarded parts in the process, except for the common parts I can use for spares (coils, alternator, clutch slave, etc...). The car is located in Colchester, CT. Heavy parts like engine and trans pickup only. If you need...
  14. Who can do a 5th gear swap???

    Performance Modifications
    I wanted to see if anyone knew of a place who could do a 5th gear swap in Northern California, more specifically in the Bay Area. I'm going to have the clutch replaced soon and though it would be a good time to attempt a 5th gear swap in the process. Any information from local Spyder owners who...
  15. Stubborn shifter after 2ZZ/6-speed swap

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    When I swapped my engine for a 2ZZ, I seized the opportunity to also upgrade my transmission to a 6-speed C60 with a TRD helical LSD. While the car is driveable and all gears are useable, I have some difficulties shifting that I need to go away. The symptoms are this: 1st gear: hard to get...
  16. Replacing clutch on 2003 6 speed SMT

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hello Everyone, My clutch has been slipping at high acceleration and up hill(90,000 miles) so I decided I would try and replace it myself. I've been using And other threads and youtube videos for 1zz clutch replacement...
  17. 75k mi Precat hurt 1ZZ, 5-sp trans, stock exhaust, PPE header/downpipe, Charleston SC

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    After three years of owning my 2001 Spyder and never seriously investigating the cause of my P0172 Check Engine Light, my right pre-cat failed and, as is common, wreaked catastrophic damage on my 1ZZ internals. Today I ordered all the goodies necessary to swap my engine from intake to tailpipe...
  18. F/S: 2003 2zz C60 transmission - 6th gear jumps out - $ 500 OBO

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    I don't know the mileage on this transmission, something around 100k. It works fine except it jumps out of 6th gear, so probably needs to be rebuilt. I am in Northern Virginia
  19. more 2zz swap questions

    Performance Modifications
    I just purchase a new 05 mr2 so now I'm dealing with a whole slew of questions that I've never had to deal with 1st. Can I use my LSD from my 5 speed in my new 6 speed? 2nd. My 2zz is from a 00 Celica, what will have to change now that my mr2 is DBW instead of throttle cable? 3rd. Should I still...
  20. somewhat urgent: cannot shift into gear

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    So my '01 was reared ended a few weeks back. ( see thread: ) I am now back in possession of my car FINALLY after a long battle with an insurance company ( a battle that I lost ) and my car is in my drive way this weekend...