Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Newbie
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    14

    Default 185i gearbox choices..

    gday guys,

    i currently have bought an engine and loom out of a wreck vs clubsport to go into my vs sedan. my vs sedan at the present is only sporting a 6cylender with a knocking bottom end, a getrag 6 cylender 5speed gearbox and live axle borg warner diff.

    now i have bought all my parts. engine, loom , gearbox, gearbox loom, computer, ignition module, kframe etc etc but the only thing im missing is a tailshaft. now to make sure you guys understand my dillema. i bought everything for this conversion out of the vs clubsport, except for the gearbox, flywheel and clutch. The gearbox i bought, i believe is a getrag 5speed v8 box. Possibly out of a vt?

    My question to you guys is, is there a tailshaft i can buy secondhand to suit the getrag to my borg warner diff or do i have to make something up at hardy spicer?

    PS: This is my brothers old car. He has passed away and i intend on keeping it. Im not interested in buying a vs ss for the same amount of money. thanks guys..

  2. #2
    Newbie
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    14

    Default

    also thought i might add i think its a getrag 290? (says it on the side of the box with a whole lot more numbers)

    also will i have to change my pedal box seeing as i gt the v6 getrag inthere at the moment. thanks again guys.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. F.S. VIC - HSV VS Senator 1996 185i $9,800
    By vb sle 253 in forum For Sale Cars
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 13-06-2011, 10:18 PM
  2. VS2 STATESMAN 5.0 HSV 185i S.E Melb
    By wildss in forum For Sale Cars
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-07-2010, 08:46 AM
  3. fs: vr commodore 5ltr 185i
    By [TOPGEAR] in forum For Sale Cars
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 31-03-2010, 11:59 PM
  4. lpg choices
    By hqgtstonner in forum Holden V8's
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 02-08-2009, 09:24 PM
  5. VSII Caprice HSV 185i
    By pipes in forum For Sale Cars
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 18-05-2009, 07:25 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •