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Old 10-26-2012, 11:18 AM
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Location: Amish Country
Join Date: Aug 2011
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Mein Auto: E30, Rabbit GTI
Originally Posted by cj.surr View Post
The auto transmissions are made by GM and tend to go bad pretty easily. Although I thought mine was pretty good for an auto. Not too many unnecessary shifts, hard downshifts, etc.

The manual transmissions are much better, though. You can get a whole used swap kit for around $500, and they're not too difficult to swap if you're mechanically inclined.
Yeah I wasn't sure how difficult It would be. I'll do some research. If I buy it I'll be a regular over here. I hang around on the E30 forum mostly. Thanks for the info.