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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:28 am 
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Hey guys
Ive been thinking i i need a new diff mine just stuffed and ive seen quite a few au diff and gear around for cheap prices i was wondering if any one has converted there rear end under carriage to IRS

anyone tryed

is it possiable

ive got a mig welder if needed to make up support brackets of any kind


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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:33 am 
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it has been known to fit
all you need is the irs mounts to be welded to the body , still not 100% sure cause im waiting chassis spec's from each model

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:37 am 
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REALLY SWEET

I don't care if i have to make a few support frames to hold/support stuff from any pressure

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:39 am 
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Also check legalities of doin this... cause it seems to be a major restructure...

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:40 am 
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yer ill just have to see a engineer and get a mod plate for it
thats not really a problem for me
but good thinking to suggest that
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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:44 am 
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Xflow wrote:
yer ill just have to see a engineer and get a mod plate for it
thats not really a problem for me
but good thinking to suggest that
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Im a good bloke wat can i say... :D

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 9:21 am 
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any one got pic's of au IRS???

anyone got pic's of a ef el with the au IRS???

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 12:10 pm 
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I was looking at this the other day. Someone in a champagne coloured el did this i believe? maybe ef? And then ran the diff without checking for oil :P

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 12:34 pm 
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LOL thats a real kick in the bum

but good on him for doing the IRS

any one got pic's of au IRS

or a ef/el with it?

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 12:37 pm 
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last time i read about this the general agreement was that you needed to drill some holes for the IRS mounts and that was about it.

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 12:40 pm 
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Sweet to easy
got pic's of the mounts ill have to drill?

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 1:45 pm 
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there was a write up of an EL with AU xmember and irs, but i cant seem to find it,
there was details of welding pivot points etc.

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 1:49 pm 
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ok u remember how long ago and what the forum might of been called?
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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 2:54 pm 
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I remember reading somthing also, however it was not on fordmods, maybe fordforums.com.au

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 3:29 pm 
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Yep, i heave seen the car
Dude brought a wrecked AU XR6, and converted the entire undercarriage to his EL.
Has AU front suspension, was a b**ch to do,
Had IRS and wasn't that hard.
BViggest prob he had was relocating hand brake placement.
Try this link, has evering thing you need.
Dudes name was macxr8
http://www.fordmods.com/forums/viewtopi ... ght=au+irs
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