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took my mate to pick his car up last night. after we picked it up decide to go for a little drive down the sea front.while driving down there i herd there was a funny noise when i put my foot on the clutch but didnt think nothing of it.anyway went over a speed bump put it im first pulled away a BANG gearbox gone oil everywhere no drive nothing.but if that wernt enough i rang my break down an the took hour and half to get there.when the finally arrive an picked it up got home an took it off the trailer an cruch front bumper ****ed on the floor.:mad:
now iv spent all day trying to find an f20 gearbox an no luck the only one iv found is a re con one for £425. rant over.lol
 

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oh jim :( sorry to hear mate, you only just had it rebuilt haven't you?

ive had **** luck as well.
 

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the splitters broke an all the brakets on the bumper are snaped im well gutted took me hour to get that splitter right.
on the bright side iv fone all the companys i can fink of with no luck with a gearbox.but put a post on the mig wanted an within 10min iv found someone with an f20 for £40 20miles from me picking it up 2morow.then get it checked an prob new seals an fitted next week.it will prob make it abit slower off the mark tho.:(
 

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Ouch sorry to hear that mate, hope you get it all fixed soon :(
 

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im hoping it should be back on the road by the end of next week.
 

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Sorry to hear that mate; you need to get fixed though that car shouldnt be off the road :p
 

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cheers thanks for the help sam.i had a good look under the car to night an the gearbox mounts fine but the shells snaped out the mount. iv got an f20 for £40 droping it off to the garage tomorrow for a rebuild then hopfully getting fitted next week some time.i just hope this box lasts longer.
 

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Aahh mate what a sh*tter, hope you can get it all sorted asap, you dont seem to be having much luck :(
 

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it should be back on the road in a week or 2.il have to stop driving like a twat when the new gearbox goes in.lol
 

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Thing is you dont pay all that money and put in a 2.0 to drive like a granny. Gearbox should take it no probs really.
 

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f20 might be longer lasting mate, as it wont be putting as much pressure on as the f16 was getting. even though the f16 should of lasted.
 

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wel iv droped the f20 to a gearbox specialist today so he can check it over an renew the gaskets.im getting the new clutch tomorrow an the cars booked in thursday.:D
 

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good news got a fone call today an the guy that was booked in for tomorrow cant make it. so im dropping my car off at 9 tomorrow to have the new box an clutch fitted hopfully it will be done by tomorrow evening.:banana:
 

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iv just got my car back with the f20 still having a few problems tho.it seams to wine at about 2k revs then stop when the revs get higher an the car seams to vibrate alot for some reason.:confused:
 
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