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Old 09-30-2002, 06:57   #1 (permalink)
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how much for a manual conversion?

hey guys,

Im brainstorming some mods for my AU2 falcon S, which currently has the standard 4 speed auto in it, I have thought of a few ideas, which i have had priced, but I dont have one for a manual transmission yet (5 speed). Does anybody know roughly how much this would set me back fitted??

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I remember a while ago, street machines did a write up on converting an AU to a 6spd manual. Now im not sure if was orginally a 5spd to start with or auto. I'll see if I can dig up the mag somewhere.....
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thanks mate, that would be great
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From what I remember the mal wood conversion to 6speed was about $6000 of which most of that cost was made up be the price of the box.

The best bet would be to wait for a manual AU to come up at a wreckers, although you may be waiting for a while.

I was recently princing up a conversion from local wreckers for my EF and prices were around the $1500 mark exchange.
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yeah for that sort of money I would be better of with a new diff ratio, tricked up auto, and maybe a shifter kit... does anyone know much about these kits?? what exactly do they do, I dont have a huge amount of knowledge on them...
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