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which gearbox?

(CODEZ)

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gday guys
ive got an auto vp 3.8L and im interested in converting it to manual eventually.
later on down the track i might look into gettin her supercharged or turbo'd
so what would be the best gearbox for me to get (that wont fall apart with an S/C or turbo)
while trying to keep it as cheap as possible?
any ideas and opinions appreciated, just want some ideas coz i might decide to drop in a V8 instead of forced induction
and could i use the same manual gearbox (when i get one) if i eventually put in a v8? (i dont have much mechanical knowledge lol) :p
thanks - cody
 

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t5 manual will be what you want s/c or turbo itll probably take 220rwkw maybe a little more depending on condition and how you treat.
It wont fit a v8 and neither would your auto if you chose that path. Manual might be cheaper in the end as new clutch will be pretty much all thats needed to handle the power compared to building a tough auto
 

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okay thanks pub, good advice mate
 

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could i get a t5 trans out of any manual VN-VR?
and what other parts would i need to convert it?
 
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