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 Post subject: manual conversion
Posted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 9:20 pm 
Fordmods Newbie

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Ride: 2001 au falcon

Location: yandina
QLD, Australia

hi i have just acquired 01 Au falcon and the auto is cactus i have a complete t5 conversion out of my old Eb fairmont will the the manual gearbox bolt up to the Au motor and do i have to change anything can any1 help
 Post subject: Re: manual conversion
Posted: Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:58 am 
Getting Side Ways

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I think you may find that the AU T5 is actually longer than the EB T5, which of course creates several problems relating to shifter position, tailshaft length etc.




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 Post subject: Re: manual conversion
Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 1:35 am 
Oompa Loompa

Posts: 33

Joined: 21st Oct 2006

Location: Sydney
NSW, Australia

I have done a manual conversion from an EL XR6 to an AU Fairlane with VCT. I found the shifter and mounting section sits about 40mm infront of where the AU auto was.

You may have the same problem. The fix for me was a modified mount member and a slight cut in the tunnel to allow for the shorter shifting position.

Hope this helps.
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