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Gearbox replacement

Post by gtirron » Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:40 am

Finally have the bus back on the road. Gear selection ain't the best. But when warm will not go into 2nd. Looking for a replacement box. I fancy a freeway flyer as the engine is now a lot more powerful. Problem is I can't seem to find any for sale. Anyone know of a good supplier.
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Re: Gearbox replacement

Post by vwJim » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:03 am

Might help if you said what type of gearbox you had.
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Re: Gearbox replacement

Post by gtirron » Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:46 am

vwJim wrote:Might help if you said what type of gearbox you had.
Sorry it's a beetle 1303 irs box.

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Re: Gearbox replacement

Post by vwJim » Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:33 pm

Depending on exactly what's inside that box, you probably won't get much improvement
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Re: Gearbox replacement

Post by e m p i » Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:32 pm

Probably easier and cheaper to just replace with another 1303s box. Plus your 4th gear has about the best for a lower cruising revs.
Send a pm to “onion” on here (Owen Warlow) as he usually has a few different boxes hanging about.
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Re: Gearbox replacement

Post by gtirron » Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:26 pm

Thanks for that. I will drop him line.

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Re: Gearbox replacement

Post by susta » Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:55 pm

Owen has more than a few, has anybody been down to his Gaff, mind boggling for sure


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Re: Gearbox replacement

Post by garys67 » Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:59 pm

gtirron wrote:Finally have the bus back on the road. Gear selection ain't the best. But when warm will not go into 2nd. Looking for a replacement box. I fancy a freeway flyer as the engine is now a lot more powerful. Problem is I can't seem to find any for sale. Anyone know of a good supplier.
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Re: Gearbox replacement

Post by tyler » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:30 pm

Just give john Walklett at classic vw transmissions a call

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