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Old 12-27-2002, 02:20   #1 (permalink)
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'88 ea falcon

I have just inherited an early model EA falcon which is in very good condition. The only problem is that its a 3 speed auto.
the 3.9 trottle body injected engine goes well. I was told the easiest option is to fit a btr 85 le box. I was also told that fitting a ef engine & gearbox isn't that involved. any advice gratefully apreciated
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Old 12-27-2002, 04:50   #2 (permalink)
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one of my mates has put an EF engine & auto in his EA, becuase he got pee'd off when it went through 2 heads, as you would expect the whole ECU & wiring loom ect had to be transfered over and i know it wasnt cheap, mainly because he paid someone to fit it and i am talking 4 years ago be alot cheaper now. But it goes like a rocket !!!!!!!
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I have a 88 fairmont ghia and a 3 speed auto.....the auto died last week and i goyt a 1300 repair bill!!! not happy jan.....other than that its not as bad as people say. Yeah acceleratoin is crap but it does get going once your out of 1st
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Old 12-29-2002, 05:23   #4 (permalink)
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Better still.... put a 5.0 and 95LE auto in it.

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