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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:24 pm 
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Quick question for those who have done a manual conversion. Is the EF manual and auto transmission rubber mount at the back of the gearbox the same or different? I did not get one with my conversion.

 

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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 7:20 pm 
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You can use the auto rear rubber mount and the crossmember.

Did you get the rear damper and the engine pipe rear mounting hanger with the manual box ?? - If you have to use the auto ones you'll need some mods.

 

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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 8:06 pm 
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I have the manual vibration damper but not the hanger, I can live with that. The engine mount has me puzzled though, a quick measurement indicates the mounting holes on the manual box as 615 mm from the bellhousing face but the auto is around 640, does the mount turn around or have I made a mistake in measuring it?

 

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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 8:17 pm 
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You'll find when you drop the crossmember, there's 2 sets of mounting holes. The crossmember will match the manual box if you use the front ones.

 

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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 8:45 pm 
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Man you are a legend.

 

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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 10:21 pm 
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No probs :P

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2006 8:55 pm 
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New question,
I appear to be missing something where the clutch fork exits the bellhousing. Is there a rubber seal or something normally there or is it open?

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2006 9:10 pm 
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There's a plastic compartment and a lid that clips in. It acts as a dustcover for the throwout fork/ clutch cable and the bellhousing internals.

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2006 9:25 pm 
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Thanks Snap.

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2006 9:36 pm 
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No probs Tony.

 

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