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Gearing

Post by AngeloftheAbyss » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:00 pm

Is it possible to change the gearbox on my 1600i Boom so it has 5 gears instead of 4, I think it needs it when cruising the motorway. Or is there an alternative which doesn't include trading it in for another.
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Re: Gearing

Post by Aztec » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:11 pm

My Boom 1600i used to cruise at upto 85 before I changed the gearbox, now it tops out at 70, however that's great for towing the teardrop.

I know that Bears in Solihull do a five speed conversion for VW transaxle, however I don't think it will be cheap, it is possible to buy different ratio gears, it's a case of finding someone to do the job at a reasonable cost.

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Re: Gearing

Post by Deep Diver » Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:47 am

I believe you can change the diff ratio, this may help. Here is Bears web page.

http://www.bearsmotorsport.co.uk/
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