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Hoping to get some information on transmission swap options. I'm planning on doing an engine rebuild either this summer or next. While the engine is out it would be nice to swap to a 6spd manual from my 5spd manual.

Things I know:
  • 2010 2.0L's = 5spd, 2010 2.4L = 6spd
  • 2010 - 2013 SX/2.4L's had same 6spd (Part# 43000-24481)
  • 2011 - 2013 no more 5spd, only 6spd (both manual and autos had 6 gears)
  • 2011 - 2013 2.0L had the same manual transmission (43000-32493)
  • 2010 2.0L shift cables (43794 1M300) are a different part number than 2011-2013 2.0L shift cables (43794 1M600) which are also different from 2011-2013 2.4L shift cables (43794 1M450)
  • 2010 - 2013 2.0L rear engine mount (21930 1M100) and transmission mount (21830 1M000) are the same

Things I'd like to know:
  • Has anyone put a 6spd manual into a 2010 2.0L?
  • Can anyone confirm that if I get a 2011-2013 2.0L manual transmission and the 2011-2013 2.0L shift cables the swap will work?
  • Does anyone know if they changed the mounting/shifter brackets on the interior of the car (under the console) from 2010 to 2011-2013?

The main possible point of failure I can see is if the interior shifter/cable mounting brackets were altered between 2010 and 2011. If thats the case I'd have to modify my 2010 mounting brackets to imitate the 2011-2013 mounting brackets. If the interior bracket mounting locations are identical and only the cables are different than with the cables and the 2011-2013 2.0L manual transmission I should be set.

Thanks in advance for any help!
 

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Are you aware that these cars' Engine Control Modules (ECM) are specific to the transmission installed...and that you would need to have the capability to program the software to update the info for the transmission you will be using - or use an ECM from the donor car?
 
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