Fordmods Logo

ed diff into el 

 

Page 1 of 1 [ 10 posts ] 

 
 Post subject: ed diff into el
Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2011 7:03 pm 
Getting Side Ways
Offline

Age: 25

Posts: 1260

Joined: 11th Dec 2010

Ride: EL xr6

Location: Craigieburn
VIC, Australia

will an ed xr6 diff fit into el fairmont?

 

_________________

EL xr6,standard a** au motor,hi-tech headers, 2 1/2inch red back,,Tikky kitted and wingless,Black GT-P's,on ultra lows and still too high

My Build: the-garage-f53/daniels-el-xr6-build-t100586.html

Top
 Profile  
 
 
 Post subject: Re: ed diff into el
Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2011 7:12 pm 
Oompa Loompa
Offline
User avatar

Age: 35

Posts: 47

Joined: 12th Aug 2011

Ride: FG XR6 Turbo Ute

Location: Deer Park
VIC, Australia

yes and at the same time a resounding no.
Top
 Profile  
 
 
 Post subject: Re: ed diff into el
Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2011 7:17 pm 
Getting Side Ways
Offline

Age: 25

Posts: 1260

Joined: 11th Dec 2010

Ride: EL xr6

Location: Craigieburn
VIC, Australia

so is it a no?my mate wants to do it and has a ed diff his looking at.so its not possible?

 

_________________

EL xr6,standard a** au motor,hi-tech headers, 2 1/2inch red back,,Tikky kitted and wingless,Black GT-P's,on ultra lows and still too high

My Build: the-garage-f53/daniels-el-xr6-build-t100586.html

Top
 Profile  
 
 
 Post subject: Re: ed diff into el
Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 12:53 am 
Getting Side Ways
Offline

Posts: 5582

Joined: 20th May 2005

Gallery: 11 images

Ride: EB1 Fairmont Ghia T5 Wagon

Location: Seven Hills, Sydney
NSW, Australia

The handbrake cable brackets are missing on the ED Diff and will need to be welded on.

You will need to pull the axles and swap the backing plates, calipers and rotors etc.

You will need to source ED upper control arms as they are a different length to the EL.


So yes it is doable, but not simple by any means.

Cheers
BenJ

 

_________________

BenJ's EB T5 DOHC Ghia Wagon - Current Ride
BenJ's EB GL Sedan - Previous Ride
My respect and thanks go to - snap0964, Paulmac, SWC and MRE-50L

Top
 Profile  
 
 
 Post subject: Re: ed diff into el
Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 1:16 am 
Getting Side Ways
Offline

Age: 25

Posts: 1260

Joined: 11th Dec 2010

Ride: EL xr6

Location: Craigieburn
VIC, Australia

oh he cbf doing all that sh*t.lol too complicated for him better off finding an el xr6 diff.

 

_________________

EL xr6,standard a** au motor,hi-tech headers, 2 1/2inch red back,,Tikky kitted and wingless,Black GT-P's,on ultra lows and still too high

My Build: the-garage-f53/daniels-el-xr6-build-t100586.html

Top
 Profile  
 
 
 Post subject: Re: ed diff into el
Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 7:22 pm 
Getting Side Ways
Offline

Age: 50

Posts: 912

Joined: 22nd Mar 2005

Gallery: 1 images

Location: FNQ
QLD, Australia

Would the centre out of the ED diff fit into the other one???

 

_________________

96 EF Auto GLi - Bilstein Shocks - Adjustable Front sway bar - JMM Cam - TI Perf J3 - TCI 2500/3000 stall converter. 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk.

Top
 Profile  
 
 
 Post subject: Re: ed diff into el
Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 3:17 pm 
Smokin em up
Offline
User avatar

Age: 24

Posts: 216

Joined: 14th Oct 2010

Gallery: 11 images

Ride: 1991 Ford Fairmont Ghia

Location: Palmerston North
New Zealand

Sorry to hijack your thread here, but would a el diff go into an ea?

 

_________________

Build Thread - More of a mismatch of parts :P the-garage-f53/seftons-ea-t106586.html

Top
 Profile  
 
 
 Post subject: Re: ed diff into el
Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 3:23 pm 
Getting Side Ways
Offline

Posts: 5582

Joined: 20th May 2005

Gallery: 11 images

Ride: EB1 Fairmont Ghia T5 Wagon

Location: Seven Hills, Sydney
NSW, Australia

Maybe.

The EA upper control arms are narrower than the later models. The real problem is that the EL diffs have two mounting points on the upper bracket, and the EL also uses different length upper control arms depending on if the car is tickford equipped.

If it was an EF diff with the same upper mounting location as the EA-ED, then you could just add in some spacers on the diff end of the upper control arms to centre them in the upper diff brackets. If you had to use the shorter std EDl upper control arms, I don't know if they will bolt up to the EA chassis. It will be trial and error.

Then you have the same issues with the different brake arrangement and handbrake cable setup. When I put the EF XR6 diff in my EB Sedan, I swapped all of the EB brakes on to the EF, along with the metal brake pipe autocross the diff etc. Again, you will need to pull axels to accomplish this.

Good luck

Cheers
BenJ

 

_________________

BenJ's EB T5 DOHC Ghia Wagon - Current Ride
BenJ's EB GL Sedan - Previous Ride
My respect and thanks go to - snap0964, Paulmac, SWC and MRE-50L

Top
 Profile  
 
 
 Post subject: Re: ed diff into el
Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 5:54 pm 
Smokin em up
Offline
User avatar

Age: 24

Posts: 216

Joined: 14th Oct 2010

Gallery: 11 images

Ride: 1991 Ford Fairmont Ghia

Location: Palmerston North
New Zealand

Cheers benj got to stop thinking that everything e series is so interchangeable.

 

_________________

Build Thread - More of a mismatch of parts :P the-garage-f53/seftons-ea-t106586.html

Top
 Profile  
 
 
 Post subject: Re: ed diff into el
Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2011 6:58 pm 
Getting Side Ways
Offline
User avatar

Posts: 1427

Joined: 21st May 2005

Location: Melbourne
VIC, Australia

The watts linkage mount on the EL diff cover is also lower than the ED. It will change the rear roll centre unless you fit the EL cover to the ED diff.

 

_________________

EL Fairmont Ghia - Manual - Supercharged
- The Car
- The Headlights

Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:
Sort by  
 Page 1 of 1  [ 10 posts ] 

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 22 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

 

 

It is currently Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:01 am All times are UTC + 11 hours

 

 

(c)2014 Total Web Solutions Australia - Australian Web Hosting and Domain Names