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5ltr and manual conversion for my vp

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ok ive got about 3000 grand and im wondering if 3000 grand or maybe a bit more if i can get it would be enough for a 5ltr and manual conversion i cant do it myself so i would have to get someone to do it

if three grand isnt enough how much would it cost
 

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I bought a full manual conversion from a mechanic for $1000. He offered to install it for $2700, and I'm pretty sure that included purchase price.

Where do you live? I can do a T5 conversion in your driveway for a good price.
 

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dammm it i live in adelaide how much would u charge to put it in
 

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PM sent mate :)
 

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Gees 3 grand would come close to a 6 speed kit :) little bit more for Mortons fuel a spanner work and your set
 

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yer but i need to buy a 5ltr engine and get that installed aswell all for under 3 grand

is this possible
 

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ah ok :) well that should be about right, you can get a whole rough car for about 2500 so should be doable, get morton to bring one over from Melbourne :p
 

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now if i went through all of this would i need to upgrade diff, suspension,brakes or should i be alright
 

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lol Greenfoam, I should start an interstate mobile Manual and 304 conversion business :p

You'd need V8 brakes (1" master, bigger rotors, bigger finned calipers + pads), and V8 springs (technically, but you can get away without the springs). The diff should be fine, I think some V8 diffs had shot peened gears, but I don't think you'll need them. BW diffs tend to be pretty hardy to start with.

Then you have to consider Morton's petrol bill for carting a trailer full of tools interstate :p

... however, I should have some time off work in a month ;)
 

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Hey Morton just qurious how much to put 5lt an manual in a v6 vs stata have all the parts but if you could do it for the right price cause i cant be f****d
 
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