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2nd gear pop out issue

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2001 996 c2 cabriolet.

Bought it not knowing about this issue and thought it was me when very rarely 2nd gear would pop out. Didnt really think about it back then. That was about 10k ago and now happens much more frequently. Just learned about Gbox bandaid through this site and had installed with no change. My mechanic--independent german master, very solid and relatively inexpensive compared to most-- says there is likely internal damage that will require a rebuild. Suggestions?? Should I buy used from ebay or salvage yard? have it rebuilt by my guy?--he would need to figure out price depending on teardown but if bad synchro he says about 2500; or send it out to a place like gbox? I know not to work with meister motors. Any other suggestions are welcome. Also, any idea on what is best in terms of overall cost and peace of mind?? It is a 2001 after all and I just put in a new clutch about 6 months ago. Thanks kindly!

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I would favor having someone like Gbox that specializes in these transmissions go through it, updating anything needed. Would also be a good time to consider a type of limited slip diff, and redo the IMS & RMS while the gear box is out if it has not been done already

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I called Gbox recently and spoke with them and he was very nice and explained a few different questions I had. I asked about the cost of a rebuild and he explained until it was torn down the price of the rebuild would vary. He did mention that a factory reman from them was something like $3800 if I remember correctly. The reman may have a few advantages over a rebuild and you might be able to find a deal on one somewhere else. The reman could be bought and at the shop and you would have less down time. Good luck and let us know how it turns out.

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