Pre and post 1973 Gearboxes

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Pre and post 1973 Gearboxes

Post by keithm18@gmail.com »

Hi Beetle experts.

With my project I am fitting a pre 1973 gearbox onto a post 1973 frame. As such the front gearbox mounting is different.

The post 1973 has the two bolts on the bottom of the chassis for the new type bracket.

Is there an adapter I can buy or is my only choice to weld the pre 1973 bracket into the post 1973 frame?

Thanks for the input on advance.

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Re: Pre and post 1973 Gearboxes

Post by Haans »

Keith,...no "expert",....but if my memory serves me right,...we had to change the nosecone of the box,....?

But I stand to be corrected by ghurus

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Re: Pre and post 1973 Gearboxes

Post by calooker »

As Haans said, will be the easiest.
For what it's worth, ignorance has no limits ......
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