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 Post subject: converting my ef falcon to a manual
Posted: Sat Oct 02, 2010 8:03 pm 
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hey guys i am converting my ef falcon to a manual i will give you the info.

i just recently put a 2000 model au motor into it and i have a 5speed gear box and everything to make the switch but one thing a tail shaft.
now this is where im stuck i dont know if i need a tail shaft out of a manual or not because i have been told that the lenghts of the tail shafts are different.

can anyone help me with this asap as my car is going nowhere till i find out what to buy next.

cheers
tony,
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 Post subject: Re: converting my ef falcon to a manual
Posted: Sat Oct 02, 2010 8:55 pm 
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Search manual conversion, add ef or el if you like. You'll find heaps of info

 

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 Post subject: Re: converting my ef falcon to a manual
Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2010 1:36 pm 
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Are you using the AU T5 and bellhousing?

 

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 Post subject: Re: converting my ef falcon to a manual
Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2010 1:55 pm 
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Auto and manual EF/EL tail shafts are the same length.
With your conversion you should be using an E series T5 box and a AU T5 bellhousing, but a E series bellhousing will work you just miss the bottom 2 bolt holes.

 

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 Post subject: Re: converting my ef falcon to a manual
Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2010 3:51 pm 
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about the tail shafts, mine is a factory 5 speed yet it has a weight on the end of the tail shaft near the box?? the auto 1ns dont
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 Post subject: Re: converting my ef falcon to a manual
Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:49 pm 
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5LIGLI wrote:
about the tail shafts, mine is a factory 5 speed yet it has a weight on the end of the tail shaft near the box?? the auto 1ns dont

This might help with that

gearbox-suspension-brake-driveline-f4/shwoing-differences-in-auto-and-manual-tail-shaft-t92147.html

 

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 Post subject: Re: converting my ef falcon to a manual
Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2010 7:13 pm 
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sams_missen1604 wrote:
5LIGLI wrote:
about the tail shafts, mine is a factory 5 speed yet it has a weight on the end of the tail shaft near the box?? the auto 1ns dont

This might help with that

gearbox-suspension-brake-driveline-f4/shwoing-differences-in-auto-and-manual-tail-shaft-t92147.html



ohhh thanks for that
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