Print this page. This thread is from the archive. Hi there, My Mk1 midget had a T50 5 speed gearbox fitted to it when I bought it many years ago.
I was told at the time that the gearbox had come from a RWD Toyota Twin Cam - the type beloved by the "doughnut" brigade.
It could do with bearings, synchros etc to freshen it up. The only number I can find on it is "" which means nothing to the Toyota main dealer here in N Ireland. Regards Robert Holmes. Hi Robert, The gearbox is probably from a Celica or Corolla. Can you post a photo? Spares are now largely unavailable and a spare box maybe the only source. Bearings should be OK from equivalent lists and some gaskets and seals could still be obtainable.
Robert: Here's a pic from below of the T in my Corolla. I can post more if needed. Are you sure thats not the aussy toyota 5 speed box i want to say its called a Here you go People seem to use "T5" or "T50" for all 5 speeds, Toyota or no. But, it is a real Toyota designation, for a particular box.
The T50 is easy - it is the only one that has an all aluminum case, split lengthwise on a diagonal. Separate bell housing, in several forms. Stolen of the web long ago: "1. The Spilt-Case alloy 5 speed.
Found behind any 2T or 3T toyota engine. Strong and light but not up to really high power 4 cylinders. Great behind crossflow escorts and anglias, datsuns and MG's etc Gear ratios: 1st 3. T40 tends to be from earlier cars, but it is the same basic box, so might be worth cannibalizing if necessary.
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Album click to view. The Toyota box, being of the split case design, makes it easier to maintain should you be the type to switch gearsets or perform your own overhauls. Toyota and aftermarket suppliers offer a large range of different gear ratios to suit your needs. It has a shorter throw. More details on the T50 transmission: Toymods. Discussion: T series gearbox for the a series. T50 with cut-n-shut bellhousing Album click to view.
The T transmission is found in rear-wheel-drive Celicas, Corollas and Sprinters. For example with 3TC or 2TC engine. Essentially the same box but the 3T has the larger input shaft bearing.
This is important to know as Dellow has different bellhousing to suit each box. Count the splines on the output shaft, the stronger Ts had 22 or 23 spline, the weaker ones 20 spline. The t50 bellhousing has a paper gasket between it and the gearbox. The "strong" gearbox -- suitable for supercharged A-series -- is the late one, and it has a bigger front bearing, and a bigger output shaft. To get a shifter than comes out closer to standard 's position, use the 2T transmission -- slightly forward of the Datsun position.
If you have the stronger 4A transmission you can swap the 2T rear section to it. You can also convert the T50 from overdrive 5th to direct-5th. POST T2 box. POST Celica box for sale. Dellow Engineering Australia sells a bellhousing for this purpose. The Kit comes with gaskets, clutch driven plate, spigot bearing and brass bushing for the new spigot hole. The Dellow kit is not cheap, as it is more than an adapter plate.
It actually incorporates the front part of the gearbox. The upside is that in Australia the T gearboxes are inexpensive compared to Datsun 5-speeds. Toyota box is basically unbreakable behind any A-series, better standard ratios and more available through TRD if requiredand has better shift action!! If you get the kit from Dellow, you don't need a hydraulic clutch. It works with the standard right-hand drive cable. You may have to machine the sliding bit on the nose of gearbox to accept the Datsun release bearing, but possibly you could modify the level to accept the Toyota throwout bearing.
There is a little bit of machining required to push bearing carrier and the bearing carrier slide. Give Jeff Dellow a call and tell him the Gearbox you have and then he'll tell you to sit down and then he will tell you about the price of the new bellhousing and all the rest of it.
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Unfortunately almost all of them either have a low torque output or physically protrude outwards towards or completely in the way of the exhaust system.
With all those factors considered we wanted to offer something that was an improvement on every other genuine option out there. To find a solution it required some unconventional thinking, the result is in the form of a easy to use adapter that allows a cheap, common and very powerful starter sourced from a Honda to bolt right up to a Toyota T50 gearbox.
When this type of Honda starter motor is used with our adapter it has some significant advantages. This leaves the maximum amount of room for the exhaust system and keeps the starter motor as cool as possible. This part sale is for the adapter plate and fasteners only. A compatible starter motor is not provided.
When used in a Left hand drive car with a manual steering rack a very small amount of material may need to be removed from the top edge of one of the mounting bolts for clearance.
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Also of note for certain countries all postal service operations have been cancelled for the time being. Application There are many starter motors available that will physically fit on to a T50 gearbox when combined with a engine such as a 4age. Advantages When this type of Honda starter motor is used with our adapter it has some significant advantages. Supplied parts This part sale is for the adapter plate and fasteners only. Additional information Weight 0.
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