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Old 12-09-2004, 17:33   #1 (permalink)
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I think my BTR has died :(

My ED V8 wagon has the 4 speed auto. Regular services, only the inhibitor switch has been renewed. On my recent trip to Maitland from Orange, the car has been slow to respond when I change from neutral to drive. It has slowly been getting worse from about a 3-4 days ago.

I get to Maitalnd and now I've lost all my forward gears in one foul swoop. Nil, zip, nothing.
I still have reverse but thats it. This at least rules out the torque convertor.

Anyone here on the forums had this problem with either the six or the 8? I thought that at least I'd have 3rd gear with that limp home mode but I get absolutely nothing. BTW, as I saud before, the thing is always regularly serviced and its fluid/levels are spot on. I'm stuffed if I know whats wrong???
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Old 12-13-2004, 02:09   #2 (permalink)
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Re: I think my BTR has died :(

what was the end diagnosis banarcus?

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Old 12-13-2004, 02:34   #3 (permalink)
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Re: I think my BTR has died :(

Mate, in the end I checked the linkage adjustment to see if that was the problem. The NRMA bloke said that the fluid appeared to be burnt so I decided to pull the gearbox out (only took 2 hours) and the pedal box, t bar, transmission cooler, lines etc. I'm picking up a T5 tomorrow with all the gear. The box is from a 96 EL. Going to fiddle around with all the wires tomorrow night and see how it all goes. Should be fun anyway with it being a very unique car. Cant wait to drive it, its gonna be an absolute ripper, just wish I had another 2 grand to spend on the motor...

Going to sell the old box and all the other auto junk for $50 if there are any takers.
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Old 12-13-2004, 14:16   #4 (permalink)
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Re: I think my BTR has died :(

Where did you pick up the V8T5 and how much did it cost you if you don't mind me asking.
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Re: I think my BTR has died :(

Funny you ask ignition. I ended up getting a T5 from a fella in the tow truck, smash industry in Sydney with the console boot rubber surround, brand new pedal box with switches and a new clutch cable all for $750. All I need is the clutch and to fiddle with the wiring and a gear knob . Flywheel wasn't cheap though, it cost me $450, apparently because the 5.0L is externally balance d through the flywheel counter weight.

Our mate ebxr8240 had one going for $1000 but I missed out on that one. Could've been mine though if only he answered his mobile :).
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Re: I think my BTR has died :(

Funny you ask ignition. I ended up getting a T5 from a fella in the tow truck, smash industry in Sydney with the console boot rubber surround, brand new pedal box with switches and a new clutch cable all for $750. All I need is the clutch and to fiddle with the wiring and a gear knob . Flywheel wasn't cheap though, it cost me $450, apparently because the 5.0L is externally balance d through the flywheel counter weight.

Our mate ebxr8240 had one going for $1000 but I missed out on that one. Could've been mine though if only he answered his mobile
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