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Modern Muscle with a 5-Speed Manual Install
Installing modern manual Mopar muscle with Keisler five-speed upgrade
Photography by Muscle Car Restorations
January 01, 2005
Now, you can either attach the coverwith screws, pop-rivets, or weld it in place.
(above & right) Before the final installation of the transmission, you will need toinstall throw out bearing. In this application, we chose to use ahydraulic clutch kit from Keisler. Set up the bearing using the suppliedspacers, and follow direction explicitly. Hurrying now will only cause aproblem with operation later.
(above & right) Before the final installation of the transmission, you will need toinstall
Here you can see that the shifter boot is attached. If it the boot looksstock to you, that's because it is. When finished, the Keisler kitreally looks like a factory-installed transmission.
Here you can see that the shifter boot is attached. If it the boot looksstock to you, that
One thing you will need to do if your car already had a manualtransmission is to replace the carpeting. The shifter location is movedto the right, and the new shifter will not line up with the hole in thecarpet.
One thing you will need to do if your car already had a manualtransmission is to replace t
(above & below left) To activate the hydraulic throw out bearing, we need to install theactuator. The actuator installs into the factory clutch-rod hole, andattaches with screws; next, attach the actuator arm to the pedal. If younotice something missing in the image, you have a good eye. Whenever youinstall a diaphragm style clutch, you should remove the over-centerspring, as it may cause issues since the diaphragm style is much easierto operate.
(above & below left) To activate the hydraulic throw out bearing, we need to install theac
To connect the actuator to the throw out bearing, Keisler supplies ahigh-quality steel-braided line. The supplied cover is placed over theclutch fork hole, and the line is fed through it to the bearing.
To connect the actuator to the throw out bearing, Keisler supplies ahigh-quality steel-bra
(above & below left) To get the fluid to the actuator, you need a reservoir. A bracket ismounted to the firewall, by attaching at the master cylinder bolts.Next, mount the reservoir to the bracket and run the hose to theactuator. When you have all the lines installed correctly, bleed theactuator cylinder per the instructions.
(above & below left) To get the fluid to the actuator, you need a reservoir. A bracket ism
The back-up light sender and the speedometer will need to be hooked-upnext. Splice the wires for the backup light into the factory harness,and attach the speedometer cable extension to the factory cable. Thespeedometer hook up for the Tremec is farther back, and that is thereason for the extension.
The back-up light sender and the speedometer will need to be hooked-upnext. Splice the wir
With the Keisler shifter handle installed, the install in done, andlooks factory.
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