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EL engine into XF

A mate of mine has currently got the oppurtunity to purchase an XF body and a sound EL engine for very little. But before he does he asked me to ask you lot a few Q's.

1. Will the el engine mount straight into and XF, or is there some work involved.

2. Would an XF 5spd tranny be able to be connected easily, or do we need perhaps a T5 from E series falc's

3. is there nyone here that has attempted this sort of mod and if so, would they be willing to help if he goes ahead.

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Re: EL engine into XF

Nobody has any idea or has done this before? perhaps this is in the wrong forum?

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Re: EL engine into XF

This is purely speculation, I've never done it.

EL engine will bolt straight in with XG engine mounts. Wiring the ECU would be an adventure, but it could be done.

You can use an XF T5 but you will need the 4.0 bell housing. CRS sell brand new bellhousings for $300 odd.
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Re: EL engine into XF

anyone game enough to try??

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Re: EL engine into XF

Cheers pyscho, as for anyone game, my mate is willing to do it, but he'd prefer to not be the first one to do so, ohwell, i guess i'll have to talk him into it.

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Re: EL engine into XF

i am going to do it to my XF when i can come across a nice project motor and i was just planning on running it with a Wolf 3D setup.

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hehehehe, i thought my mates would be quick with an EL engine, ohwell, urs will be bloody fast.

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