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2001 C2 Gearbox fit a 2000 C2?


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http://forum.boxa.net/index.php?showtopic=5367

Funny, but I saw the C2 engine and transmission on ebay 10 days. One of the guys on the UK Boxster board saw a 3.2 Boxster engine on ebay and wanted to know if he could put it in is 2.5 Boxster. So I told him to check out US ebay for a 3.4 transplant.

I was going to tell you about the transmission but I though you had taken care of your transmission problem long ago. I hope you know it is a LHD transmission and you car will run backwards unless you shift with your right hand. :o

For what it is worth, I have seen the seller on ebay before with other 996 parts. Looks like he is parting out a 2001. I am bidding on the 4 stalk steering column switch assembly he has.

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I was going to tell you about the transmission but I though you had taken care of your transmission problem long ago.  I hope you know it is a LHD transmission and you car will run backwards unless you shift with your right hand. :o

Holly mother!!!

Jeff please tell me your kidding me. Are these things really LHD/RHD dependent? If so I just bought myself a doozy.

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Holly mother!!!

Jeff please tell me your kidding me. Are these things really LHD/RHD dependent? If so I just bought myself a doozy.

I'm afraid they are. UK engines turn the other way around, so they need different gearboxes, otherwise your car will indeed go backwards.

Fear not: you'd still have one forward gear, just six reverse gears seem a bit excessive.

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Fear not: you'd still have one forward gear, just six reverse gears seem a bit excessive.

:drive:

ROFLMAO! at least that's cheer'd me up a bit. OMG! what a total f*ck up! So I just bought myself a LHD gearbox for my RHD car. Freaking hell!

That'l teach me for trying to be clever. Thought a low mileage (3000mile) gearbox for roughly $2000 was really a cheap way out for me. But now I am stuck with a left hooking, backwards driving pile of cogs while my car's gearbox reamins wining!

What a nurd! Now I have two unwanted gearboxes. You have to laugh :oops:

Woa is me! :help:

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OK, this is getting a bit too far ...

AFAIK, all MY 2000 Carrera 2 have the same G96/00 box (this can be easily verified with the parts catalogue). It is however true that sometimes there are country-specific versions of gearboxes because of emission or noise regulations. For instance, the MY94 993 had a G50/20 box for Switzerland, US and Australia and a G50/21 box for ROW. Also, I think there were some country-specific versions for Japan ...

Cheers,

Uwe

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OK, this is getting a bit too far ...

I have to hand it to you, you bastards got me good and proper :lightbulb:

I was in the shower just before thinking: hang on a minute, that has to be a load of BS. I mean the engine going the opposite way! What a load of horse crap. Holy cow. You got me. Then my wife shouted in to me "Hey Berny, what the hell you cackling and laghing at?". I was in total stitches. I mean really crying with laghter.

I never laghed so much in my life.

You bastards!

OMG! the sheer embarassment of it all! I think I will have to sell my porker now. I could never face you guys again.

Brilliant!

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