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 Post subject: V8 Gearbox into 6Cyl AU
Posted: Wed Feb 23, 2011 3:12 am 
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I have a AU V8 fairmont Ghia, And wondering if the auto box willl fit in a standard 6Cyl falcon, Or what mods would be required to do so.
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 Post subject: Re: V8 Gearbox into 6Cyl AU
Posted: Wed Feb 23, 2011 7:26 am 
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Can't see why not assuming the 6 is already auto the only grey area may be the torque convertor. The bellhousing will be different and should be able to be swapped over. The gear ratio's may not be the same but probably not enough to be of concern.

 

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 Post subject: Re: V8 Gearbox into 6Cyl AU
Posted: Wed Feb 23, 2011 3:19 pm 
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input shaft is different diameter and length i believe. why not throw the motor in to ? is it post eb ?

 

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 Post subject: Re: V8 Gearbox into 6Cyl AU
Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:55 am 
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No they won't swap.
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