WTB dogleg 5 speed FS5W63A transmission from 200sx

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TB510
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WTB dogleg 5 speed FS5W63A transmission from 200sx

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Looking for 77-79 200sx dogleg 5 speed transmission FS5W63A or parts. Located in Northern California. Let me know what you got.

Thank you.
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Re: WTB dogleg 5 speed FS5W63A transmission from 200sx

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I just bought one off Epay and rebuilt it with parts from https://cobratransmission.com/

good luck with the hunt.

there was one on facebook. Back east somewhere.
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Re: WTB dogleg 5 speed FS5W63A transmission from 200sx

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Thanks for the info. What parts did cobra transmission have available for your trans?
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Re: WTB dogleg 5 speed FS5W63A transmission from 200sx

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All you have to do is look

https://cobratransmission.com/FS5W63-St ... rts-Search

Just the bearings
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FS5 W63 Bearing, Gasket and Seal Kit

FS5 W63 (5 Speed) (Rwd), Bearing, Gasket and Seal Kit, 200SX Rally Shift 77-79 (2.0L) (Nissan) (AT30204 Counter Shaft Cone Bearing Not Included)
Part #: BK178
$39.99


Bearings and synchros.
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FS5 W63 Synchro, Bearing, Gasket and Seal Kit

FS5 W63 (5 Speed) (Rwd), Synchro & Bearing, Gasket and Seal Kit, 200SX Rally Shift 77-79 (2.0L) (Nissan) (AT30204 Counter Shaft Cone Bearing Not Included)
Part #: BK178WS

The cone bearing at the front (aka the counter shaft bearing) is the largest failure point. Too bad not included
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Re: WTB dogleg 5 speed FS5W63A transmission from 200sx

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Called Cobra Transmissions, looks like the two above kits are not available.
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Re: WTB dogleg 5 speed FS5W63A transmission from 200sx

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If in fact the "kits" are NLA NLS, you should be able to find the bearings individually, by the part # stamped on them. The seals should also have a part # (or dimensions) cast into them. We often go this route for other classic car trans parts! I know, a pain to wait until disassembled, but that's the classic car world sometimes! The synchro rings MIGHT be the same as the other Datsun models, so come up with the OEM part # & compare to other Datsuns..........
1973 510 2dr
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1972 510 Wagon parts car
2009 Toyota Matrix S AWD

LOTS of 510 parts!
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Re: WTB dogleg 5 speed FS5W63A transmission from 200sx

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32604-P0100 all 5 are the same and also found (but not necessarily all 4 or 5) in the 4 speeds in the
521,610, 710, A10, '73 620, the 71B 4 and 5 speeds in the z and zx car, 620, 720, 810/Maxima, S110 and S12 200sx, 71C 4 and 5 speeds in the 300zx, S12 200sx, Z24 powered D21 and WD21
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Re: WTB dogleg 5 speed FS5W63A transmission from 200sx

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datzenmike wrote: 19 Oct 2022 07:03 All you have to do is look

https://cobratransmission.com/FS5W63-St ... rts-Search

Just the bearings
Image

FS5 W63 Bearing, Gasket and Seal Kit

FS5 W63 (5 Speed) (Rwd), Bearing, Gasket and Seal Kit, 200SX Rally Shift 77-79 (2.0L) (Nissan) (AT30204 Counter Shaft Cone Bearing Not Included)
Part #: BK178
$39.99


Bearings and synchros.
Image

FS5 W63 Synchro, Bearing, Gasket and Seal Kit

FS5 W63 (5 Speed) (Rwd), Synchro & Bearing, Gasket and Seal Kit, 200SX Rally Shift 77-79 (2.0L) (Nissan) (AT30204 Counter Shaft Cone Bearing Not Included)
Part #: BK178WS

The cone bearing at the front (aka the counter shaft bearing) is the largest failure point. Too bad not included
The oil seal for the bell housing was too small. Other than that everything else was tits.
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Re: WTB dogleg 5 speed FS5W63A transmission from 200sx

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Don't forget the tapered counter bearing. Bottom right below...

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This is the weakest link on this, and the 71B on the left. When power is applied, the main and counter shafts try to move apart. This bearing has to handle that load. If transmission growls in every gear but 4th it's the counter bearing. Note how much larger the 71B bearing is.
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Re: WTB dogleg 5 speed FS5W63A transmission from 200sx

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Wouldn't it be a hoot if that tapered cone bearing was the same as the inner front wheel bearing? Nah..... What are the chances?

But there might be a wheel bearing that works somewhere.... just saying...
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Re: WTB dogleg 5 speed FS5W63A transmission from 200sx

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That's the weak point. Every gear but 4th (which isn't a gear at all) even reverse, has to go through the countershaft. Any load tries to push the countershaft and the mainshaft apart and exerts a lot of pressure on that bearing. A larger bearing would help but you are limited by the distance between the main and countershafts. In this case it's 63mm, hence the FS5W63A.

To reduce the wear, never pass or climb steep hills that require full throttle, in 5th. Same with high winds at high speeds. Better to use 4th which avoids the counter bearing.
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