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just wondering fellas is it at tall possible to change the gears in my gear box, to different ratios as i would like qiker acc, or would it be easier to do a compleat box swap toa newer smoother better geared box


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Re: gear queries

What box have you got?
Theoretically it's possible, but the chances are it'd cost a hell of a lot, unless you can find a few busted boxes with the same size shaft and the ratios you want...

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WELL its an ef xr8 so i dont know what box is in it

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Re: gear queries

Auto?
Manual?

Best bet would be to chat to a few gearbox reconditioners, they should know what gears are interchangeable from what boxes. If it's a manual, v8 Falcon manuals are rare as rockinghore shit, so adapting the gears is probably your best bet.
If it's an auto, my suggestion would be to put a manual in it, failing that a better diff such as a 3.45 or 3.77 should be the go.

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Re: gear queries

Personally, I'd go for diff gears. Try 3.7s, 3.9s or even 4.11s. That'll get you accelerating quicker.
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Re: gear queries

it is only the diff center that needs replacing right and what can i expect to pay for a center say 3.7 or 3.9

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