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Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2006 2:25 pm 
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hey.. just a wuick question.. does any1 kno if a manual tailshaft and auto tailshaft are the same for an EL falcon...
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Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2006 2:29 pm 
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yes

 

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Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2006 2:38 pm 
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as above!

however my manual prop shaft is 133cm (uni to uni centre)
and all the ones i've measured on auto's are 144cm
i'm yet to find a 133 one again.... not sure if theres a reason behind this.

 

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Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2006 6:48 pm 
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thanks for the info.. any idea on how much they would cost from a wreckers
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Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2006 7:07 pm 
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Krytox wrote:
as above!

however my manual prop shaft is 133cm (uni to uni centre)
and all the ones i've measured on auto's are 144cm
i'm yet to find a 133 one again.... not sure if theres a reason behind this.
Could be the difference between SWB & LWB Andrew. That comes out to 132mm(or 13.2cm). Coincidental or not ????

 

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Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2006 7:12 pm 
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Nice avatar Snap...very befitting :lol:

Btw that is the reason:swb to lwb ie wagon/ute to sedan. Otherwise they are the same. 8-)

 

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Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2006 7:15 pm 
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Nice avatar Snap...very befitting :lol:

Btw that is the reason:swb to lwb ie wagon/ute to sedan. Otherwise they are the same. 8-)
Yeah thanks dude. That's about the only reason I can think of.
All wagons AFAIK are alloy items too - correct me if I'm wrong - nice upgrade for a ute without one.

 

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