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Old 07-17-2007, 05:26 PM   #1
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repaired trans plus quaife lsd and spec stage 3 clutch

wooooooooooooooooooooohooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooo

i can't stop speeding around on-ramps. i hear my tires squeal with delight everyday as my car pulls round the corners. the most delicious part about it is how the car pulls straight when you step on the gas. everybody needs (a) lsd. i got it for 650 US thanks to abbots super discount price.

oh. and the clutch is sweet, too.

my transmission is back together. apparently some carrier bearings were busted, and as a result the second gear synchronizer ring wore out, and it could have destroyed my gears too if i had let it go too long. he also installed some updated "gear kit" that dealt with customer complaints of sticking in fourth and fifth gears.

apparently the springs in the stock clutch had started to cut through the metal that is shaped to retain their position. he told me its common that once the pieces of metal break off they stick in the pressure plate or clutch material. one little bit of my clutch had broken off, but i got lucky and it didn't end up damaging anything else.
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Old 07-17-2007, 05:30 PM   #2
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Sounds like you caught things just in time. I have heard of the 4th to 5th difficulty. Is this gear kit under warranty or a bulletin?
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Sound good Mike, I'll need a demo sometime soon. What are you up to this weekend?
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Thats it...I'm putting a quaiffe in my 9000 next spring.
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Old 07-17-2007, 05:40 PM   #6
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sweet, i cant wait for my LSD!

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Thats it...I'm putting a quaiffe in my 9000 next spring.
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this weekend, yarmouth clam festival, i think a demo is in order. the gear kit was not under warranty, though i feel like its something that should have been a recall. too bad i dont have a warranty.
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Who fixed it?

Did they fix yours? or a used one you snagged?
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they fixed mine, it was a factory trained saab indy, nice dude.
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