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Old 08-14-2005, 15:26   #1 (permalink)
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Stage1 Shift Kit & 3.9-1 Gear:

Hey yall,
Just checkin on a rough price for the above & fitted?
I was thinkin no more then $1,000.00.
Shift Kit: $350.00 (mechanical/internals)
3.9-1 Gears: $450.00
Labour: $200.00
Total: $1,000.00 ish
Wat all yu guys think? Roughly.. would that be reasonable??
My ride is an XR8.
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Old 08-14-2005, 17:50   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Stage1 Shift Kit & 3.9-1 Gear:

I would factor a bit more for the ratio change- new bearings, gaskets etc, it all adds up!

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Old 08-14-2005, 18:15   #3 (permalink)
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I would factor a bit more for the ratio change- new bearings, gaskets etc, it all adds up!

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Is that all necassary goin from 3.45 too 3.9's?
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Re: Stage1 Shift Kit & 3.9-1 Gear:

Just depends- a diff might seem to be fine but when they pull it down it might need to have extra work done on it- I recently got the ratio changed in my 9" and it cost me an extra $600 for basically a total rebuild which I wasn't aware it needed.

Just doesn't hurt to have a bit of extra cash set aside just in case!

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Re: Stage1 Shift Kit & 3.9-1 Gear:

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Just depends- a diff might seem to be fine but when they pull it down it might need to have extra work done on it- I recently got the ratio changed in my 9" and it cost me an extra $600 for basically a total rebuild which I wasn't aware it needed.

Just doesn't hurt to have a bit of extra cash set aside just in case!

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I was just a lil' concerened on the price, thats all.. but you have calmed me down majorily. Getting the work done today, and ive been told.. that it will cost no more then $1,000.00... Im more then happy to pay for that, considering the work done, and time needed.
Second gears chirps shuld be par for the course!
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Old 08-15-2005, 01:15   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Stage1 Shift Kit & 3.9-1 Gear:

my shift kitted ed xr6 chirps the rears and gives a hard kick changing, yours will probly give you whiplash
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my shift kitted ed xr6 chirps the rears and gives a hard kick changing, yours will probly give you whiplash
lol cheers, was yurs electronic or mechanical shift kit??
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Old 08-16-2005, 01:07   #8 (permalink)
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Re: Stage1 Shift Kit & 3.9-1 Gear:

Is your xr8 a AU carlos ??? I think i saw some where that it was. IF so your wasting your time changing diff gears if its a auto. The ecu's torque reduction strategies will get even worse and completely null the gain. Run a search here and on the austrailian site you will see heaps of threads on it.
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lol cheers, was yurs electronic or mechanical shift kit??
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