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Will a manual fit my MINI?

Will a manual fit my MINI?

Hi my Mini Cooper needs engine but it’s automatic if I buy manual engine it will fit or I need to look for automatic engine


Hi Sabrina,

The engine from a manual car will physically fit fine. I assume you intend to use your existing gearbox and not convert to manual. To change to manual would be a much bigger deal, as it could involve interior changes as well. Saying that, there may still be some electronic complications in using an engine that was with a manual gearbox. Make sure the garage that is doing the work is familiar with the engine and the work involved before committing. 

Shane O' Donoghue - 09-Jul-2019