PS Cheapest gearbox removal, recon and refit is £325 + parts + VAT + clutch..... and I can live without A/C but as condensor is £85 + VAT for my local RAD specialist, fitting is 2hours at £19+VAT and the guy that regassed my broken aircon owes my a free regas (fat chance !!..but) I may as well fix that too.....
mmmm. that sounds rather resonable does that include reconing all the bearings? were did u get the quote from m8??
Andy, sorry, I missed this - I got the quotes at NAD, I've got business cards of the people but I'm at work at the mo and the cards are at home - I'll have a look and let you know !!
In the end I had the gearbox rebuilt by a local chap who charged me £80 cash and I bought the parts (I had to pay another local garage £150 to remove and refit the box though) so in the end it worked out about £350 to get the box sorted......then there was the clutch and the the condensor.....and the radiator..... !!!..