I'm thinking of having the gearbox rebuilt (stock) rather than replacing it, can somebody that's had this done give me a rough cost please ? Seals, bearings and all syncros job
A getrag is north of 4k though. Rebuilding a stock box is surely a lot les than that even with the gtr tax added onI just priced a rebuild with Abbey. Expensive, spend a little more and get a getrag. Personally if my std one ever breaks I'll just buy a s/h boxe and treat them like wear items - cheaper than a set of AP discs!
lol yeah that's what I thought! the parts are very expensive and they updated the configuration of the box so to overhaul it you need loads of new parts apparently. Then plus vat plus labour...A getrag is north of 4k though. Rebuilding a stock box is surely a lot les than that even with the gtr tax added on
I'm not sure what supporting mods are needed for an os got the os tripple plate clutch but it has thatThe OS will be much stronger. Depends what you want gear ratio wise.
Can't remember if your car already has an OS Centre plate.... I could be wrong like
It's not a big deal really, worse case, I swap the box with another unit but I'm just keeping my options openJ
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The gearbox was always going to need attention but I was hoping to put it off to next year but these things never go quite to plan[/Sorry to hear that, lets hope all goes well.
I don't even want to think about how much I've spent in that time but just the other day my wife said you could have bought an r34Just totaled up my outgoings on car for the last 3 years, including road tax and insurance and tyres all round, only 3,000 miles per year though, do my own servicing, motul oil. changed 3 times. £2, 625. doesnt include petrol though.