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    Another great day in the Lotus camp......NOT

    Thought my wheel bearing was on the way out, so did vauxhall, but its actually my gearbox!!! Nice!!!

    I believe the gearbox in my mota is an f18, so I want to take this opportunity to upgrade to an f23 which I believe is compatible. In all fairness its probably the increase in power which has shot the current box through anyway!!!

    So, Vauxhall want £900 scuffers for a new box, then 5 hours labour!!, can anyone source me a box for cheaper!? Havetried LMF, no joy there!!!

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Mark

    Also, Each box within the f catagories has different ratios, i.e there are 3 f23 gear boxes each with different ratios, Well, I want the code for the box thats gonna make me accelerate like a biatch!!!!

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    www.autovaux.co.uk ? :?

    Good luck with that mate, sorry to hear the bad news.

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    Try:

    Find-a-part

    Just don't supply them with a mobile number or else they'll txt you back with a number to call that will set you back £2 an minute just to get your responses

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    good luck finding one as i was trying to find one for 3 months..I had to buy new in the end, so I brought a special one...and mine cost me £1500ish
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    try vauxhall spares centre on 01708 384720 as i have just got a steering rack, wishbone and suspension sturt for my mk4 and it cost £103.40 all in thats with vat and p+p

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    Quote Originally Posted by MatG
    good luck finding one as i was trying to find one for 3 months..I had to buy new in the end, so I brought a special one...and mine cost me £1500ish
    FUC**** HELL!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: Another great day in the Lotus camp......NOT

    So, Vauxhall want £900 scuffers for a new box, then 5 hours labour!!, can anyone source me a box for cheaper!? Havetried LMF, no joy there!!!

    FUC*** HELL.............TWICE!!!!!!

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    Brand New F18 gearboxes
    Can be used with hydraulic type clutch.
    To fit Vectra 1.8 and 2.0 Models.
    £495.00
    Total including Mainland Delivery £530.00


    See here.

    I know it says Vectra but they should be able to tell you whether it will fit your car.

    I had the end cap gasket leak on my Calibra (which had a F1, Vauxhall wanted to put a new gearbox in as they could not source the gasket! I got a Transmissions specialist to do it for £80!!
    Now drives : 2002 Astra SRi Turbo in Black
    PREVIOUS ASTRA'S : 1990 GTE 2.0 8v | 1993 1.4 GLS | 1994 1.6 Cesaro | 1995 1.8 16v Sport

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