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Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 9:27 pm 
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Mad2 wrote:
another question .......

i know what most have said re manual boxes ... but :roll:

my local gearbox builder [who also checked out the box for me] recommends that i use 5/30 engine oil for the AU box [& he has built a few boxes for me]. what are the pro's/con's for using ether gearbox fluid??


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no one wanna throw in their two bob??
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 Post subject: Re: AU Wagon ....... aka yellow peril
Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 3:41 pm 
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I read somewhere that Mal wood uses Transmax z in all there T5 gearbox's,alternative would be 70/80 light gear oil..with an additive like lubrizol,I think there's also some synthetic gear oils which may be something to look into aswell

 

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Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:54 pm 
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johnnyeHCF wrote:
I read somewhere that Mal wood uses Transmax z in all there T5 gearbox's,alternative would be 70/80 light gear oil..with an additive like lubrizol,I think there's also some synthetic gear oils which may be something to look into aswell



thanks...


figured betterer look & found this

http://www.fordmods.com/gearbox-suspension-brake-driveline-f4/what-oil-you-run-in-your-t5-manual-box-t53424-15.html

6 of 1- half a dozen of the other . . . . . ...... :roll:

also

http://www.fordmods.com/gearbox-suspension-brake-driveline-f4/t5-oil-recomendation-t30862.html

http://www.ozfalcon.com.au/index.php?/topic/927-t5-manual-oil-level/


http://forums.justcommodores.com.au/threads/gearbox-oil-for-t5.73520/
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 Post subject: Re: AU Wagon ....... aka yellow peril
Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 1:36 pm 
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Hey Mad2, is the T5 to go with the barra in the AU?,I'm considering using a T56 have the box and just got the flywheel but trying to work out a hydraulic clutch in a X-series gives me a bit of a headache :roll: . What clutch are you going with?

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU Wagon ....... aka yellow peril
Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:04 pm 
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johnnyeHCF wrote:
Hey Mad2, is the T5 to go with the barra in the AU?,


for the moment just to the AU motor with the clutch/pressure plate it came with [bought T5 and everything needed to convert to manual ... except tailshaft & box wiring lol ... cheap]. re barra .. still need to workout what wiring i need & etc etc etc . . . . . ... :roll: . if barra goes into the AU . . . will be using cable clutch [have a few cables coming] .... i think. but the AU's rego runs out in just under a year & won't be renewed.





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,I'm considering using a T56 have the box and just got the flywheel but trying to work out a hydraulic clutch in a X-series gives me a bit of a headache :roll: . What clutch are you going with?




with the barra will be either fitting the EB T5 just to get it up & running ..... or buy the correct setups i've seen on upay T5 [or is it T56? ] .... which come with all items needed [i believe? .. well except the sedan tailshaft :x ], with the clutch being a standard piece?. why not make up a bracket for the later hydraulic pedal [pedal & hydraulics only] & mount that to the X-series brackets .... maybe use a auto pedal box & mod that?. will be modding the BA/BF setup to fit in the EB wagooon .... which is waiting for a wash & wiring strip


currently hunting around for a very cheap BA/BF tailshaft :lol: :lol:
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Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:29 pm 
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Yea T56 is the tremec BA/BF 6-speed,will see how it goes when I start prepping for paint as the engine and box are coming out to paint engine bay (may weld unused holes and smooth aswell ) have finally got some decent XR6 headlights too,if I'm lucky I may be able to get hold of BA-BF peddle box to adapt the clutch with -we shall seeee :wink:

p.s Im going Xtreme clutch for the T5 -but if I go T56 its a bloody expensive clutch for the T56 :roll:

Edit Tremec T56 is the 6-speed-sorry for for the miss info :oops: :roll:

 

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Mods to come AU XR6 3:45.1 LSD/New wheels and full respray
the-garage-f53/project-xg-fpv-dohc-barra-182-t128753-60.html

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 Post subject: Re: AU Wagon ....... aka yellow peril
Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 7:15 pm 
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johnnyeHCF wrote:
if I'm lucky I may be able to get hold of BA-BF peddle box to adapt the clutch with -we shall seeee :wink:

p.s Im going Xtreme clutch for the T5 -but if I go T56 its a bloody expensive clutch for the T56 :roll:



good luck with all that :shock: ..... ok . . . shall resist temptation and nooot looook at $$ for T56 clutch ... . . maybe :lol: :shock: :shock: :roll:
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Posted: Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:43 pm 
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welll .... changed a few parts on the "old Yeller" & found that it has one hellofa bad problem . . . . yep rust. believe it's drivers door, both rear doors & drivers side "C" pillar [upper], plus a few other minor areas. so when rego runs out i betterer have the red EB up & running :lol: :lol: :lol: :roll: :oops:
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