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Posted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 8:18 pm 
Getting Side Ways

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hey would a 5sp manual that has done over 300000 ks that has never been rebuilt still stay strong if i use it in a conversion for my car apparently it does not pop out and works fine



02 series 3 AU marline ute 5speed 347 stroker

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Posted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 8:27 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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Yeah she'll be right. Budget for a future rebuild though.
Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2008 1:25 am 
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After that many K's the bearings are probably gone, and the teeth are probably worn at the very least slightly.. But it should run fine until it gets overly noisy or chews a few teeth out..

It'll be easy enough to get another gear cluster and some bearings to rebuild it, or get someon else to rebuild it.

But as was said, budget for a rebuild down the track, maybe barter the price down if you feel it is excessive for the number of K's it has travelled..

I hope this helps




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