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 Post subject: question bout gearbox conversion xf fairmont ghia
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 11:01 am 
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Hey i dont really know much about gearboxes. but.. I got a xf fairmont ghia Sedan, I want a 5spd in it, It's auto atm, Im not sure about how to do it. Id take it to a mechanic but.. If i buy say:

gearbox
bell housing
fly wheel
pedal box
clutch cable
gear shifter surround
tail shaft

if i buy that? ill be able to put it straight in? or will i need a new engine. sorry if this is a stupid question, im learning:)
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 Post subject: Re: question bout gearbox conversion xf fairmont ghia
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 7:42 pm 
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hi mate,
if you buy a complete 5spd conversion you can swap it all over, no need for a new donk.

 

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 Post subject: Re: question bout gearbox conversion xf fairmont ghia
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 7:51 pm 
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All good mate. Good to see your wanting to learn.
Wont need a new tailshaft your auto one will work.
Dont need a new motor its pretty much all plug and play.
Funnily enough Im selling at the moment just what you need.
ford-parts-for-sale-f17/fs-xf-t5-conversion-t81520.html

PM me if your interested. We could work out getting it sent down to you.
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