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Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 7:06 pm 
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Im after a list of places around Sydney/South Coast that do 5spd conversions and how much?
Done a search and couldent find much info.

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Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 7:55 pm 
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Hey xch45r...
macqarther parts plus narrellan do 5 spd conversions...
$1100 all parts supplied..
$1500 installed roughly...
Drive in auto jive out 5spd..
3.5 hour job...

And i would know...
They did my 5spd conversion!!! (EF Fairmont)
Still goin strong after-
60+ runs down the quater...
7+ 2min burnouts...

(WSID over the last 5 months)

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 8:20 pm 
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get a new clutch when you do it tho
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Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 8:27 pm 
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my 2nd hand clutch lasted 2.5 monthes... poor thing...
is now a heavy duty daiken clutch.. much better..

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 8:47 pm 
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actually macarthur parts plus have an EF manual down there at the moment. so give em a call to find out more
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Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 9:51 pm 
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anyone got there number handy? will give em a call tommorow.

$1500 fitted is a good price! what ecu do they use?
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Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 10:02 pm 
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fordfreak ef wrote:
Hey xch45r...
macqarther parts plus narrellan do 5 spd conversions...
$1100 all parts supplied..
$1500 installed roughly...
Drive in auto jive out 5spd..
3.5 hour job...

And i would know...
They did my 5spd conversion!!! (EF Fairmont)
Still goin strong after-
60+ runs down the quater...
7+ 2min burnouts...

(WSID over the last 5 months)


Do they come with parts and labour warrenty?
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Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 10:03 pm 
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fuzion wrote:
get a new clutch when you do it tho


Where did you get your's done at fuzion?
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Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 10:13 pm 
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yes, a parts and labour warranty... 6 monthes from memory...

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 10:21 pm 
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that's tight, ill ring them in the morning.. only thing is i'd have to get use to the old manual.. should be interesting!

"hey there goes that bloke with that silver falcon bunny hopping up the street again!"
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Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2005 9:17 am 
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was the est mod ive done for driver satisfaction... :D

 

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Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2005 5:04 pm 
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I just called wollongong parts plus and they want 1550 for the kit plus a further 600 installation fee!
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Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2005 9:33 pm 
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Have you considered doing thwe conversion yourself ? I have very limited mechanical knowledge and was able to convert my EA, it's just nuts and bolts afterall.

Good luck with it, deffinately a worthwhile mod.
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Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2005 6:21 pm 
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Number in my Signature mate

Save money buy the parts and find someone to do the conversion with ya eg me and a mate maybe
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Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2005 6:33 pm 
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only prob is i have nowhere to do it, only a carport.. lol
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