5k tranny conversion

Aleksander Mierzwa alexaudi at kki.net.pl
Tue Sep 19 10:20:18 EDT 2000

At 22:40 00-09-18 -0400, Ameer Antar wrote:

>the time to change the stuff I've wanted to. The AT is in decent shape. It 
>up-shifts and down-shifts properly, doesn't take long time to engage, and 
>the pan had no metal particles  in the pan the last time I changed the 
>fluid to synthetic. It doesn't seem to be leaking that much either [have 
>not topped up in 15k mi.] But, I've heard horror stories about $2500 repair 
>bills on these 3-spd's. Also when I got the car, most of the parts were 
>original, even the tie-rod ends. So the tranny prolly has 190k on it and 
>who knows what will happen a year from now. Is this reason enough to do 
>something w/ the tranny???

http://www.germantransmission.com	sells rebuilt transmissions for $595 with
core exchange. No affiliation, yadda, yadda. So the $2500 figure is a BS.
BTW, with proper maintenance these autoboxes are pretty much reliable.

Aleksander Mierzwa
Warsaw, Poland
87 5KT

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