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 Post subject: Re: 2nd Gen EB XR8 engine quality
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:54 pm 
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CPOCSM wrote:
EVL098 wrote:
Commonwhore box will not fit and no one makes a bellhousing to suit.

Yeah they do-dellows does one as does tremec. Plate cost me $185 and housing $350. Will mount up a T56 from a commywhore and even got the housing made to retain the starter on the passengers side.

The internet(and just cars magazine) is your friend.

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T5 =/= T56. There is a big difference

 

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 Post subject: Re: 2nd Gen EB XR8 engine quality
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 4:16 pm 
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Good luck trying to find a v8 t5 hence why I went a t56. Remanufactured and no exchange for $1900 and miles ahead in strength and reliability. I would have died of old age waiting for a t5 for a Windsor to come up.

Just saying that there are companies out there that can help you-don't rely on info on here being gospel.

BTW dellows DO an engine plate and housing for the t5 to Windsor. However if it is from a six cylinder, be prepared for a cardiac arrest for a longer input shaft to be made up. Hence why the commo t56 :roll:

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