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Gearbox conversion. Most will think its crazy, but i want to convert my 1992 Celica from manual to Auto! My girlfriend cant drive stick & i have access to a good auto very cheap, but whats involved? do i need to change the ECU? The "why bother doing it" answer is really not very helpful to me, sound technical advice would be appreciated.

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Computer controlled trans so yes ecu has to be changed use pedal assy from auto car and shifter assy if on column change collumn if floor just shifter needs changed probably need fuse boxfromauto car underhood fuse box for prndl to work properly for shifting purposes fuses relays etc.

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