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PostSubject: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyThu Aug 10, 2017 12:43 am

VW Heritage have this available on their eBay account:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/391858838685?ul_noapp=true

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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyThu Aug 10, 2017 5:26 am

Am interested in this - as garage have warned that my gearbox won't have too long left in it. Does anyone know if VW heritage recondition with german parts? Has anyone bought from them and recommend it?
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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyThu Aug 10, 2017 9:33 pm

I phoned VW heritage and the guy on phone thought that it would be reconditioned with brazilian parts. So don't think I will buy it.
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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyThu Aug 10, 2017 9:47 pm

I suggest that requires further investigation.

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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyThu Aug 10, 2017 10:06 pm

Ive tried further investigation but no success - online help said this "It would be impossible to say what parts have been used to rebuild this gearbox, whatever available at the time to rebuild and enhance the gearbox would've been used. The gearbox rebuilder we had building the boxes is now retired so we wouldn't be able to confirm. Sorry about this."

So I guess better leave it.
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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyThu Aug 10, 2017 10:48 pm

Given that completely ambiguous response I'd make them an offer ... how else would they expect to sell it?!

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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyThu Aug 10, 2017 10:50 pm

Good idea! I think am just going to leave it though - would rather get a good box which will last - cos will no doubt be expensive to swap with current box.
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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyThu Aug 10, 2017 11:09 pm

What's wrong with your current gearbox @gordonmac?

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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyThu Aug 10, 2017 11:40 pm

@gordonmac I could rebuild your gearbox if you want. I have all the tooling and parts.
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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyThu Aug 10, 2017 11:45 pm

My gears are very notchy - I can drive it but can't let anyone else drive as think would cos problems. Garage said was noisy and getting towards end of useful life.

Thanks Brabay but I live in Glasgow so logistics would be challenging.
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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyFri Aug 11, 2017 12:32 am

You've put semi synthetic gear oil in I take it?

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I think so - maybe!! Am trying to find the old forum post on kind to get, but can't find it. When I first drive van, gear change nicely then after about half hour it gets really sticky.
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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyFri Aug 11, 2017 2:08 am

@gordonmac wrote:
I think so - maybe!! Am trying to find the old forum post on kind to get, but can't find it.  When I first drive van, gear change nicely then after about half hour it gets really sticky.

Semi synthetic gearbox oil will sort that mate.

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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyFri Aug 11, 2017 2:59 am

Cheers Tim - will 2 litres be enough to change oil?

Does this one look correct?

Gear Box Oil
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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyFri Aug 11, 2017 3:41 am

You need 2.5 litres @gordonmac.

Comma Semi-Synthetic Gear Oil

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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptyFri Aug 11, 2017 4:35 am

Thanks a lot Tim
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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptySat Aug 19, 2017 5:12 pm

New gearbox oil does seem to have made gearchanges much better - glad I didn't buy that gearbox!!
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@gordonmac wrote:
New gearbox oil does seem to have made gearchanges much better - glad I didn't buy that gearbox!!

There you go.

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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptySat Aug 19, 2017 8:37 pm

Thanks again Tim
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PostSubject: Re: Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699   Reconditioned Aircooled Gearbox £699 EmptySat Aug 19, 2017 9:18 pm

Case closed!

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