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Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2006 8:51 pm 
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hey all, i own a el xr6, shes goin fine, buts shes an auto, wouldnt mind to bust a manual in her, was hoping you blokes could give me price on a box and price of labour, any help would be greatly appreciated

 

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Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2006 9:33 pm 
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round 1000 for a 2nd hand box from ftg auto salvage, inc everything for swapover, then u gotta pay postage, prolly 200 ish, then labour, dunno how much that wud be, but hope this helps, pm xr8dismantler he owns ftg, he should be able to help u out

 

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Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2006 9:52 pm 
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why dont you put in a 3000 -3500 stall converter, shift kit and possibly a trans brake?

i bet she'll move off the line then :D

 

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Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2006 10:08 pm 
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il let you know tomorrow after my box goes in. hopefully all goes to plan and i havent lost anything

 

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Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2006 10:50 pm 
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yer im actually tossin up between a stally. shift kit or manual conversion...shift kit mite be the go with turbo being put in next month..arr the decisions

 

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Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2006 10:55 pm 
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if your going turbo, add a few grand to the cost of a manual because the standard t5 wont last long (depending how you drive)

 

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