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 Post subject: Re: looking to convert to manual in my ed falcon will au box fit
Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 10:06 pm 
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I thought the actual AU T5 box was the same, it was the bell housing that differed and required to be changed to properly fit into the earlier E series falcons?

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 Post subject: Re: looking to convert to manual in my ed falcon will au box fit
Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 10:14 pm 
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ashcook wrote:
AU is 50mm longer at the shifter point compared to the E-series. Not sure about the AU V8 T5 as I didn't have one to compare. But the E-series V8 T5 is the same length as the E-series 6cyl excluding the input shaft which is 26mm longer in the V8.


Really? Is that figure with both boxes measured without bell housings fit?

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 Post subject: Re: looking to convert to manual in my ed falcon will au box fit
Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 11:37 pm 
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ashcook wrote:


Wow, i'll be buggered! Good job on the pics.

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 Post subject: Re: looking to convert to manual in my ed falcon will au box fit
Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:39 pm 
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ashcook wrote:
No worries. I was quite shocked too, honestly didn't think there was that much difference.

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I thought it was all in the bell housing, but it looks like the ext housing is different as well. I will keep this in mind when i'm hunting for a spare T5 for my EB. We all know they have limits & it wouldn't hurt to have a spare in the shed. :D

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