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Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2006 1:23 am 
Getting Side Ways
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Location: Melbourne
VIC, Australia

Mine only cost me 1hr of my time & $5.20 for the components!!!



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Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2006 3:15 am 
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judging by the $250 price tag, and the lack of ability to switch it off, Id say that he bought a physically different Solenoid 5.

In my opinion its two different ways of achieving the same thing...

Either way, good s**t, and enjoy. Next thing on the list a manual? :-P





Cheap, fast and reliable.. choose 2.

Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2006 8:41 am 
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for that price I'd say ACTUAL work to the gearbox was done, like the S5 solenoid, and not just tricking the ECU :P

You would wanna hope so for $250 anyways...
Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2006 2:43 pm 
Parts Gopher
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yes it was actually work to the gear box - really shifts nice and hard and chirps in 1st and 2nd when planting the foot - absolute dream to drive it really kicks over nicely and pushes the car on!!!

well worth $250 - which also included a transmission service



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