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Subject Topic: Mk2 Transit diff ratios
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Message posted by spionkop on 14/8/2004 at 7:47am
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Hi billybun,

   it's odd, because the crossmember I got is "horseshoe" shaped, i.e. it curves back and down compared with the old one, but it would still make the gearbox catch a reinforcing crossmember in the floor directly above the tail of the gearbox if I hadn't lowered it a bit. Maybe there's different ones. Both the bellhousings were skeleton ones with a fibreglass cover. We had a quick test last night and it makes a dramatic difference to the engine revs. It's actually a lot quieter now even in 4th gear. Must have been all the loose bolts! Unfortunately, the gearbox was of uncertain origin, and 5th is a bit noisy, but bearable. Going to have to take it out again, I suppose.

Still, off in a few hours. See how we go.

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Hi there did u manage to sort this out , if so what was it , I have bought one last season and I have the same problems no higher than 45mph , the people before me change box to a Sierra 5 speed and a upgraded 2lt pinto, I have went and bought another camper mk1/2 that is 100% original to sorts bit of and strip down what I dont need to sell on , I dont know if they have changed the back axle or not ! IM going to see if they r if not should I put back on the original axel if there differen ? Speed is not a problem but I will be Towing with it and will need a bit more speed lol

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Ps billy if u got a number that will be great email me on far.v8.302 at hotmail.co.uk

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Original poster(spionkop) not posted since 2005 and Bill(the roadrunner) not posted since 2006 so I think you will be out of luck getting a reply from either of them.

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