73 Camaro Auto to 4 speed conversion

Discussion in 'Transmission & Driveline Topics' started by brianjw4, Mar 21, 2006.

  1. brianjw4

    brianjw4 New Member

    Mar 21, 2006
    I'm looking for a 4 speed conversion kit for a 1973 Camaro, clutch/brake pedals, linkage etc, basically all the necessary parts. Is there a company that makes a kit for this car?

    Any help is much appreciated.

  2. 79silverz28

    79silverz28 Veteran Member

    Jan 6, 2006
    I don't think so.

    I was going the other way, 4 speed to auto, and looked for a little while. I never came across a 'kit' of any kind.

    Your best bet is to go to a junkyard, and they can probably obtain all the little pieces for you and you can buy it at once. That's what I did.

    Or, the more fun way is to go through the junkyard by yourself, and rip apart what you think you need.

    Lastly, you can get lucky and find some who also switched the other way, and get parts from them.....
  3. brianjw4

    brianjw4 New Member

    Mar 21, 2006
    Yeah, so far it looks like there are only complete kits available for 72 and older. Looks like year one has most of the parts though, I guess i need to get a manual with all the parts broken out to be sure.
  4. ZS10

    ZS10 Moderator Lifetime Gold Member

    Jan 18, 2003
    BC, Canada
    buy a parts car.
  5. dsnell72

    dsnell72 Member

    Nov 13, 2005
    south jersey
    yes, you can buy the whole kit. I will get you the web site
  6. Wouldabin

    Wouldabin Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    classic industries sells the kit and everything else you will need. all you need to add to it is the clutch pedal assembly with the pads, the clutch pedal rubber bumper, and your clutch fork/pilot bearing/throw out bearing/flywheel/pressure plate/bellhousing. And of course, you will need your tranny with a shifter and shifter assembly. Do some searches on this website, its been covered many times.
  7. amargari

    amargari Veteran Member

    Feb 19, 2003
    Morristown, NJ, USA
    To be complete, you also need the metal hump for the shifter hole. If you have a console then manual console is different that the auto console.
  8. Real SS

    Real SS Veteran Member

    Sep 23, 2004
    Delafield, WI, USA
    Check out keislerauto.com.

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