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Old 08-29-2006, 04:33   #1 (permalink)
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Could anyone tell me the type of gearbox ive got in my 1987 XF falcon 3.3L it says on the id tag that it is a K gearbox i cant find any info any were anything would be great
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manual or auto? if its manual is it a 4-speed or 5-speed?
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Yea Its a 5 speed Manual
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y do u need to know the type?
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Old 09-03-2006, 23:52   #5 (permalink)
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i want to do a v8 conversion just want to no if gearbox if got will hold up to a 302 windsor
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i want to do a v8 conversion just want to no if gearbox if got will hold up to a 302 windsor
not a very strong box and certainly wont last past a couple of v8 wheelies..
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Old 09-04-2006, 03:35   #7 (permalink)
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True that sucks i heard it mite have been a t5 but if not all good i'll just got to c4 that should see me rite id guess
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Do this.
There are two 5 speeds in the XF's. One is a light box, one isn't.
Get the Slip yoke from a V8 toploader/C4/Single rail. and see if it fits your box. IF it does, then you have the stronger box which will hold up to a 302 quite nicely. (but then if you thrash it, nothing will anyhow)

Dellow Automotive can supply a bell housing for this box to go up to the 302...provided you have the heavier box.

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Do this.
There are two 5 speeds in the XF's. One is a light box, one isn't.
Get the Slip yoke from a V8 toploader/C4/Single rail. and see if it fits your box. IF it does, then you have the stronger box which will hold up to a 302 quite nicely. (but then if you thrash it, nothing will anyhow)

Dellow Automotive can supply a bell housing for this box to go up to the 302...provided you have the heavier box.

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3.3 in the xe was the weak box , it might be stronger in the xf but I doubt it , will be interested to see .
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Old 09-06-2006, 01:39   #10 (permalink)
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cheers guys ill let you wat the outcome is ...
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