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You are probably right, but I do know shipping from Australia is incredibly expensive

On most calculators you don't need an exact address and I suspect the rates don't vary much from different Australian cities. i.e. It will give you a good idea.
 

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You are probably right, but I do know shipping from Australia is incredibly expensive

On most calculators you don't need an exact address and I suspect the rates don't vary much from different Australian cities. i.e. It will give you a good idea.
I honestly care more about when instead of how much at this point, now that I know the part number I’m not above flying down grabbing a couple of other parts and putting them on my carry on
 

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If the shipping from down under is anything like it is from Singapore/Hong Kong, you are probably looking at a month.

I was told that because they are so few commercial airliners flying at the moment they is a big shortage of air cargo capacity and thus mail that would normally be placed on airliners has been sent by boat.

Hopefully, someone can be more specific.
 

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Prior to Fedge digging up this info, I ordered a manual trans crossmember from Australia (photo analysis and a lot of hand-waving says the manual trans crossmember is close in mounting location to the 6L90 crossmember, but would require significant trimming to fit). Shipping for that crossmember was $50 USD, and will probably take 4-6 weeks.

If you’re in a huge time crunch, a ZL1 Camaro crossmember is narrower than a G8/PPV/SS crossmember, so some sort of small adapter brackets can likely be welded up to make one fit in an SS. There’s also a guy on the G8board who makes 4L80 conversion crossmembers. An extra plate can be welded to the front of that crossmember to interface with the 6L90 mounting location (photo attached).

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I’m more than happy to wait for a factory crossmember to show up.
 

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I honestly care more about when instead of how much at this point, now that I know the part number I’m not above flying down grabbing a couple of other parts and putting them on my carry on
I thought about that but they weren’t in stock
 

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If the shipping from down under is anything like it is from Singapore/Hong Kong, you are probably looking at a month.

I was told that because they are so few commercial airliners flying at the moment they is a big shortage of air cargo capacity and thus mail that would normally be placed on airliners has been sent by boat.

Hopefully, someone can be more specific.
A month? 😂🤣 it took 8+ months for this I’ve been waiting on it before the pandemic
 

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Wow! Hope the swap is well worth it. Are you doing thread on it?
 

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not really a swap I pulled the original LS3 and 6l80 out and put in my 1986 Chevrolet Caprice going back with built 6.2 LSA and 6l90 to fully clone a Holden GTS
Sounds like a winner! Does that include the Mag ride struts front and back? I was wondering if those would work on our SS as I thought the springs in those lowered the GTS compared to the SS.
 

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not really a swap I pulled the original LS3 and 6l80 out and put in my 1986 Chevrolet Caprice going back with built 6.2 LSA and 6l90 to fully clone a Holden GTS
I’m planning on running coil overs this will primarily be a street/strip car I have too many cars for it to be my daily
 

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Was this confirmed to fit properly?? It looks like the part # was 92266836 is that right?
looks like it should work compared to an original one but still haven’t gotten around to putting the drivetrain back in the car yet, took the time to forge the bottom end while I had it out
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I am about to try to order one from down under. Do the holes for transmission mount look like they are 1 3/8 further back than stock mounting holes?
 

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I am about to try to order one from down under. Do the holes for transmission mount look like they are 1 3/8 further back than stock mounting holes?
Looks like it to me....the trans mount holes are back near the rear holes of the crossmember - I prolly shoulda ordered one for myself lol
 
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