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Is it possible to transplant a c27a into a 1987 sedan 5 speed? if yes would you have to get a new ecu and a different transmission too?
 

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Absolutely possible...

Youd need the engine (duh), ECU, Igniter Unit, and Vacuum box...

Theres some wiring involved but its should be fairly simple and straightforward.

Also helps that you have a 5 speed as the auto trannys ARE different....
 

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whats a vacuum box?
 

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The one circled is the vacuum box:
 

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^ yeah the 5 speed would be the best bet since the 2.5 Auto needs a signal from the 2.5 ECU for lockup....so you COULD keep a 2.5 auto, but it may never lockup :sadwavey:

A 2.7 auto could theoretically be swapped in too so long as you wired up the TCU as well...
 

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hoow much does a an ecu, vacuum box, and an igniter unit usually cost?
 

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You can go to the junkyard and pull them out from there. Look for a 88-90 Legend.
 
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