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If i get a 78 malibu 3 speed manual transmission will i need to do anything to my drive shaft of anything else?
I would appreciate any advice thanks!
 

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You may have to get the crossmember and the linkage from the frame so the clutch will engage. I don't know if the bell housing/transmisssion length will be longer or shorter than the automatic that was in yours. Measure from the mounting face of auto trans to the end by the splines and from the bell housing mounting face to motor to the splines at the end and see how much difference there is you may be able to have 1 in shorter, but if it is longer then you will need to shorten your driveshaft. Tranny Mike may be able to help you with some of this.
 
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