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W58 help.

Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:21 pm
by DavidCurtis
I need help doing a W58 swap.

The car is a dedicated drift ae86 with a 4agze, using the 4age clutch and flywheel setup. Well I want a stronger tranny.
I have the w58, a t50, supra drive shaft, and some other bits and pieces
I have a guy who will cut the t50&w58 bellhousings and reweld them for me. Or should I just buy an adapter plate or a custom bellhousing?

So, what do I need? I figure I need a custom clutch, what else?

Thanks in advance!!! :D

Re: W58 help.

Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 4:08 am
by Flipp
when i was going to do that setup, i was going to get the nite parts bellhousing, custom clutch kit and custom drive shaft. also was going to get my rear axles upgraded from weir performance.

Re: W58 help.

Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 7:40 am
by ditn
this is all the info i collected on the w59,currently waiting for car to be painted and then i will install it :)
i bought the niteparts bellhousing,cost more but it looks very good

W58 gearbox
custom bellhousing
clutch with different splines for the w58
gearbox crossmember
slave master

w58gearbox info
W58 -3.768 3.285 1.894 1.275 1 0.783
weight 35,5 kg

4 shifter positions possible
The above transmissions feature a range of gearshift positions as standard. Measured from the front face of the transmission these are : 18, 20, 21, 21.5 inches.
18 and 21.5 are not good,rest not sure
AE86 : Technical > Collecting info for w58 conversion

dont use the dellow one
=>niteparts best

can be bought from illegal garage

tailshaft part

possible to add front part of supra mkII/mkIII , with last part of an ae86=>asking a shop

gearbox crossmember
custom,mount can be used from an auto ae71? still to do

Re: W58 help.

Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 5:36 pm
by DavidCurtis
where can I find the NiteParts bell housing and the Illegal garage clutch? Can someone find me links?

Re: W58 help.

Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:30 am
by ditn
illegal garage was on the previous forum,i hope he posts a new thread again here.
Im also waiting to buy a clutch.
if i remember correct for niteparts this is his email
But you could also like you said use the T50 and w58 bellhousing and weld them together if youre good enough,will save you money

Re: W58 help.

Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:14 pm
by NIXmx
I can confirm that an automatic AE86 SR5 transmission crossmember will work perfectly with the W58 rubber mount. Position is great. The shifter location will differ from W5x transmission, but a simple Google search will help you figure out which one is best suited for your needs.

Re: W58 help.

Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:12 am
by Illegal_Garage
illegal garage here