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Old 02-20-2005, 22:02   #1 (permalink)
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alloy tailshaft

just wondering if anyone has the dimensions for the aluminium tailshafts that were run in au?ba? falcons.
eg diamter and wall thickness

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Old 02-20-2005, 23:30   #2 (permalink)
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Re: alloy tailshaft

What gearbox, body style?
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I dont think you can use them as a blank to shorten or put in another car because they are injection filled with something, I was told this by a master technician that works at a ford service depot. He had one of the BA shafts(shell type unknown) and the box yoke fitted in but it was too long he looked into getting it modified to suit my car and they wouldn't do it. Could be wrong tho.
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bugger, i was thinking about modding one for my torana.
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yeah he has like a dozen of em sitting around but they are of no use he just scraps them.
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bugger, i was thinking about modding one for my torana.
Why? One good compression lockup, one stone dent, and they are scrap.
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the only good thing about them is the weight they may be ok for a track car with a smaller vehicle weight.
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