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 Post subject: Ba Falcon ute gearbox install
Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2016 11:53 am 
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Hello there, I am in the middle of installing a new clutch into my BA Falcon ute 5 speed. Ive got the pressure plate in clutch all aligned and bolted up but am having a hard time installing the gearbox and thought there must be a trick to get it in there? I seem to run out of room as far as the bell housing needs to go up hitting the tunnel but the gearbox shafted hits the fingers on the pressure plate. I have installed clutches on many other Falcons but this one has me stumped. Any suggestions would be appreciated Thanks
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 Post subject: Re: Ba Falcon ute gearbox install
Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:48 pm 
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Sounds like you need to bolt the bellhousing on first, and then install the gearbox. Have you got someone helping you? I did this by myself with a trolley jack twice... :roll:

 

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 Post subject: Re: Ba Falcon ute gearbox install
Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2016 10:08 pm 
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FORDZ2FAST2C wrote:
Hello there, I am in the middle of installing a new clutch into my BA Falcon ute 5 speed. Ive got the pressure plate in clutch all aligned and bolted up but am having a hard time installing the gearbox and thought there must be a trick to get it in there? I seem to run out of room as far as the bell housing needs to go up hitting the tunnel but the gearbox shafted hits the fingers on the pressure plate. I have installed clutches on many other Falcons but this one has me stumped. Any suggestions would be appreciated Thanks


Shortshift wrote:
Sounds like you need to bolt the bellhousing on first, and then install the gearbox. Have you got someone helping you? I did this by myself with a trolley jack twice... :roll:



i installed the clutch & bellhousing in my EB .... then using my larger jack to locate the T5 input shaft in the clutch/bellhousing & then i just 'hoisted' the box up ..... slipped in easier than i thought it would lol :mrgreen:
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