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Posted: Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:42 pm 
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Okay, well i wasn't sure about where to put this topic, but i assume "driveline" has something to do with gearbox? Anyhoo, how come the Auto Falcons are rated at towing 2200kg, but the manual is limited to 1200kg?

Sorry, i lack good knowledge of cars. Oh and i found this on the internet when i was wondering about the weight of an EL:

http://www.trueblueford.com/ELfalconGLi ... html#seats

EDIT: "GEARBOX, Suspension, Brake and Driveline Workshop"... I think i'm going blind at the age of 16 :'(
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Posted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 12:01 am 
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Because Torque converter in an auto can put up with a LOT of friction.

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There would be warranty and clutch issues!

and

The poor old T5 would most likely Break when trashed when draging another anchor rather than itself.

 

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