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PostSubject: Gearbox help Thu May 05, 2011 7:35 am

Hi was wondering weather anyone eles has had any problems with the driveshaft an diff since my gearbox has decide to die lol an guy from rac told me that my driveshaft could be under stress From it being so low which has made the diff in the gearbox go anyone eles have these problem if so how can I sort it out any help would be appreciated thanks
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PostSubject: Re: Gearbox help Thu May 05, 2011 1:48 pm

im on my 2nd gear box. mine was lowwered 60mm made alot of noise before so I took it to a garage, they raged it to death and lost 3rd gear. never going to that garage again. put a box in from annother lupo and has been fine ever since. now im even lowwer and still no noises. not sure if this helps but your not alone.
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PostSubject: Re: Gearbox help Thu May 05, 2011 5:18 pm

Isn't the lupo, polo based engine/box?

Because its a well known fact that polo boxes are made of chocolate.....
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PostSubject: Re: Gearbox help Thu May 05, 2011 5:33 pm

I never had a spot of bother with my lupo that was lowered 60mm all round but if it is a polo6n box they are proper dog **** especially the 8v ones
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PostSubject: Re: Gearbox help Thu May 05, 2011 5:53 pm

wrighty wrote:
I never had a spot of bother with my lupo that was lowered 60mm all round but if it is a polo6n box they are proper dog **** especially the 8v ones

Granted mate, but you never owned yours for too long and it had done low mileage.
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PostSubject: Re: Gearbox help Thu May 05, 2011 5:55 pm

Yeah true I only had it 8 months and it had done about 50k lol
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PostSubject: Re: Gearbox help Thu May 05, 2011 8:12 pm

Well mines done about 65k an mines about 100mm at front trying to source a box but no luck at the min so hard to find one am gutted cause suppose to be at all types in show n shine so really gutted now
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PostSubject: Re: Gearbox help Thu May 05, 2011 8:35 pm

ebay will help...

http://shop.ebay.co.uk/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570&_nkw=lupo+gearbox&_sacat=See-All-Categories

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/VW-LUPO-03-1-0L-MPI-5-SPEED-GEARBOX-GOOD-WORKING-ORDER-/160425769382?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item255a1ef9a6

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/POLO-LUPO-1-0-1-4-1-6-GTI-GEARBOX-CODES-085-DXJ-DKF-/270743813566?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3f0996bdbe

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Volkswagen-LUPO-1-4-16-valve-gearbox-/130517260230?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item1e636f57c6

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PostSubject: Re: Gearbox help Wed May 11, 2011 6:58 pm

Well just to say thanks to everyone an let you no the gearbox is now fixed got it reconditioned so lupo is running nice an sweet now lol
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PostSubject: Re: Gearbox help Thu May 12, 2011 7:54 am

thats great news. im in the show n shine this sunday too cheers see you there.
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