Toyota W50 5-speed can be fitted to a Datsun A-series engine. Use an A-series automatic transmission bellhousing with an adapter plate to fit the W50 gearbox.
Above: A series 56A 4-speed
Below: W50 Celica 5-speed below. Modified Datsun clutch fork fitted to Celica thrust bearing. Slot cut through the side of an A series auto bell housing . Clutch fork retaining spring and clutch cable mount still to be made.
The input spline lines up exactly
The spigot fits into the back of the A-series crankshaft as per standard but a machined spigot bearing needs to be made to suit the Celica input shaft.
mods need to be made to the clutch fork , thrust baring carrier
A new cross member needs to be made , the tunnel needs a bit of a massage
the speedo cable matches up to the Celica box with no mods.
A clutch needs to be sorted out , a new spiggot baring needs to be made and a new tailshaft is needed.