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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-22-2008, 03:00 AM Thread Starter
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I need to know what would need to be done to put a C6 on a 95 Bird that has a 351w going into it. Car is mainly going to be driven in town. Need to know what mods will need to be done.

Thanks in advance.

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Installing a motor with some parts to go faster.
Oh yeah the engine is painted so that adds 15hp right there!
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-22-2008, 07:43 AM
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well, since it seems I'm the only one who has ever done the exact swap your wanting to do, here's how I did mine.
Allright, first off, the C6 fits rather nice in the tranny well.
The tranny crossmember that held the 4R70W, works perfect.
I didn't have to change anything there.
I also reused the stock shifter and cable.
The one main thing I had to change was the length of the drive shaft. The C6 is longer then the 4R70W. I had to get roughly 5 inches cut off the driveshaft. It cost me around $80 dollars to get it cut and rebalanced.(this was the 2 piece OEM shaft BTW). I also had to use a larger yoke in the rear of the tranny. The yoke from the 4R70W was too small. Since I took the motor and tranny from a donor vehicle, I had everything I needed.
I also had to run new tranny cooler lines.
Also, your factory speedo won't work(unless someone knows how to make it work by a cable driven speedo).

I think thats about it, if you have any other specific questions, lemme know.

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