--- In Cadillac_Performance_Association@y..., brad mattson
> Last month in one weekend I got 2 Cad's. First was a
> '89 Seville and then a '73 Eldorado convertable. I've
> been eying this smooth running 500 for over a yr. to
> make my next work truck, but it seems getting a manual
> transmission on it is hard to do. I just hate auto
> trannies. I have some metal working machines , what am
> I to look for to get a 5 speed to fit it? The book
> says it's easy to get the engine out , but the FWD
> trans. won't stay up by itself? I was to get the
> title for the newer one within the week and now find
> out that it won't be till the 1st of the yr. I should
> keep the newer one , but I really don't need a car.
> Oh, they were both free, I'm about to scrap them if a
> newspaper ad doesn't pan out. In Vegas...
> I really need know how to get a manual trans. on the
> 500 or I'll stick a 400 auto on it and stick it in a
> car and sell it and hope the new owner doesn't kill
> them self's with it. I think it would be perfect for
> running multiple compressors and alt's. and still be
> able to haul up mountains with heavy machinery.
> There's a guy called caddycarlo with a website that expains how he
mated a manual tranny to the Cad motor. His e-mail address is
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