[ROVERNET - UK] Re: rovernet Digest, Vol 32, Issue 26
slatskars at comcast.net
Mon Jul 18 17:19:50 BST 2005
I was hoping you would weigh in. I figured that you would have the answer to
this problem, thanks. I personally did not need the solution, other than to
store in my head (my it is getting full), but wanted to assist by asking the
Nice to see you slowly becoming more active on the net again. When are you
coming to the Portland area? Still have a guest room ready.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kent Kinard" <kkinard at swbell.net>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Monday, July 18, 2005 5:49 AM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Re: rovernet Digest, Vol 32, Issue 26
> Hi Chris, Peter and Slats,
> I wouldn't call it "modern," but you can easily install a BW 65 in place
> of a BW35 and there seem to be more people around who can rebuild one of
> those. You can even find good used "65's" from scrapped SD1's. Any "65"
> from an SD1 will do and all you need is the shifter from a Series 2 P6B
> that used a "65" OEM. Folks in the UK, NZ or Oz should have lots of
> these. The rear flange on the SD1 "65" will require the drilling of two
> more holes to mate up to the P6B driveshaft. You will need the whole BW65
> assembly (although the flexplate may be the same). Even the kickdown
> cable is a straight bolt-on. Don't know about cooler lines, though. I
> plan to do this when the "35" in my P6B gives out, although it seems to be
> fine at present.
> Kent K.
> Slatskars wrote:
>> Question - Is there a more modern replacement that would be a bolt on??
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Christopher Smith"
>> <csmith at ssl.berkeley.edu>
>> To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
>> Sent: Sunday, July 17, 2005 6:37 PM
>> Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Re: rovernet Digest, Vol 32, Issue 26
>>> Thanks for the info Peter. $2000 is starting to make $1200 look better
>>> but I am starting to think I should just replace the seals and leave
>>> well enough alone unless I find someone who knows what they are doing.
>>>> Hi Chris:
>>>> I'm at $2,000 for a auto gear box rebuild in the Seattle area. And
>>>> they can't seem to get it right! Strongly suggest that you find a
>>>> person who's had experience with the BW-T35, in the past. I told the
>>>> transmission shop what an experienced man told me in Florida. He said,
>>>> "That transmission will fool you!" It's fooled them here!
>>>> Peter Miller
>>>> Port Orchard, Wa.
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