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Boxerman23

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Have decided to change the gearbox in Vera, mainly due to the loss of oil i had a few years ago which caused 5th to fail and i now have lost the syncro for 2nd, it goes in and stays in but its crunchy !!!

So i am looking for recommendations of places that can supply and fit a Gearbox Type MG5T, perhaps you or a friend have used some one and are happy with them.

Anywhere in UK is ok and thanks for reading.
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Where you be sir?

I used a company in Wakefield, EP transmissions, reasonable price they remove the box too, a used box is likely to have come from a high mileage van and be more worn than your existing one.



https://www.yell.com/biz/ep-transmissions-wakefield-7489771/

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Hi Kev, did they fit a recon box, if so idea of price would be helpful, pm me . presently in Wales but Wakefield is do able.

Thanks, Dave
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Hi Dave

When I was working in the motor factor we would use Ivor Searle in Soham, ivorsearle.co.uk call 01353 720531.

We always found them to be very helpful. We’d buy around a dozen or more engines and gearboxes a year from them. They must be OK or we wouldn’t use them as it’s too much hassle trying to sort out warranty issues 2nd hand.

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Boxerman23

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Thanks Simon, will message them later this week.

Thanks, Dave
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Hi Kev, did they fit a recon box, if so idea of price would be helpful, pm me . presently in Wales but Wakefield is do able.

Thanks, Dave



I just had them fix the 5th bear issue this is 6 years ago, can't recall exact price but 180 springs to mind.

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There are a few gearbox places in Cwmbran, I have used one a couple of times and have found them helpful, quick and sensible price wise.
I will look up there details later.
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Thanks very much, I appreciate the leads

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This is the place I have used twice now, both times for Transits and they stripped repaired and refitted the gearbox in about 6 hours.

I think it was about £1000 and has worked perfectly ever since.


I spoke to Andy last time and I think he is one of the owners.

https://www.gearboxaxlecentre.co.uk/

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Thanks for the Link, I will be in touch with them next week.

Really appreciate the info.

Dave
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