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 Post subject: au auto into el
Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:13 am 
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Hi all just a quick question i am fitting a au motor into my el fairmont & wanted to know does the au auto fit straight in with no issues ,tail shaft length wiring etc ??? :roll:
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 Post subject: Re: au auto into el
Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 4:47 pm 
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its a direct fit, you just need to use the el gearbox cross member...
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 Post subject: Re: au auto into el
Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 5:16 pm 
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Won't fit unless you modify the Sump as in My Tech doco or if you modify the K-Frame.

see:
ford-4l-and-6-cylinder-f1/au-sump-mod-for-e-series-t79648.html

 

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 Post subject: Re: au auto into el
Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 5:40 pm 
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Krytox wrote:
Won't fit unless you modify the Sump as in My Tech doco or if you modify the K-Frame.

see:
ford-4l-and-6-cylinder-f1/au-sump-mod-for-e-series-t79648.html


your right about the engine, but he is asking about the gearbox..
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 Post subject: Re: au auto into el
Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 6:16 pm 
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monty EL wrote:
Hi all just a quick question i am fitting a au motor into my el fairmont & wanted to know does the au auto fit straight in with no issues ,tail shaft length wiring etc ??? :roll:



Pretty sure he said motor as well.

 

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 Post subject: Re: au auto into el
Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:11 pm 
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Its the gearbox i needed to know i already have a modified k frame ,thanks for the info ,i am going to mod the box by drilling the hole for the dipstick tube from a ef as the au box has the spot blank & didn't want to bother if it didn't fit . thanks guys
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