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Old 10-01-2010, 05:14 PM   #1
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Need Opinions on AX5 Replacement

Got three opinions by three mechanics: synchros are burnin up.

Tranny shop: replace synchros, 1500 bucks

New AX5: online 1500 bucks

Got a line on a used one from an advertisement: $400 with 15,000 miles on it. Owner told me he's switching his 4cyl out to a "4.7 stroker"---more power to him.

Any of these routes is pure gambling. And the stork ain't gonna drop $1500 frickin dollars over my house for quite some time.

So I ask:
Quick fox for $400?
Or ride the tranny til death, save my money, and replace all new?

OR is there a third option?

Any opinions welcome, thank you---Brent

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Old 10-02-2010, 03:17 PM   #2
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You guys won't touch tranny questions with a 10 foot pole!

I'm buying the $400 AX5 used and the owner is throwing in a next-to-new clutch.

My synchros are getting worse and I'll be glad to be rid of this trans...
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