Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

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Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#1 Post by Steve Crist » Sat Aug 11, 2012 1:43 pm

Looking for a reputable person to rebuild my 1963, 741 transmission; preferably in the Northwest (Washington, Oregon). Any references, recommendations? Thanks, Steve Crist
 

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Re: Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#2 Post by Olivier AUVRAY » Sat Aug 11, 2012 3:17 pm

On the other side: Vic Skirmants!

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Re: Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#3 Post by Alex Mestas » Sat Aug 11, 2012 3:38 pm

On the West Coast there's Werkstat (Jon Bunin) in Vista, CA.
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Re: Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#4 Post by Jacques Lefriant » Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:25 pm

Olivier
Did you forget that i do them also?
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Re: Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#5 Post by George Walling » Sat Aug 11, 2012 8:36 pm

Steve I had Import Transmission Portland Oregon do my 519 splitcase transaxle, they did a great job. Good luck. George
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Re: Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#6 Post by Olivier AUVRAY » Sun Aug 12, 2012 7:46 am

Jacques Lefriant wrote:Olivier
Did you forget that i do them also?
jacques

Sorry Jacques, when I think of a gearbox Vic's face appears in my spirit. Your face appears when I think of an four cam engine.
But you are right, I shall have of to think of you!

All the best from France!

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Re: Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#7 Post by Jon Schmid » Sun Aug 12, 2012 2:47 pm

X2 Jon Bunin.
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Re: Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#8 Post by Roy Lock » Sun Aug 12, 2012 3:13 pm

X3 for both Jacques and Jon. Both long established SoCal stalwarts.
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Re: Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#9 Post by Vic Skirmants » Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:35 pm

x4 for Jon. He has his customers buy most of the parts from me! Win, win.
When someone calls me from that part of the country, I usually give them Jon's number.

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Re: Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#10 Post by Jacques Lefriant » Mon Aug 13, 2012 12:14 pm

Hi All
I usually don't do the boxes anymore but i have a very experienced buider on site who may not have done as many as Vic but Vic does not even come close in the no of swing axle VW/Porsche boxes he has done. Jon usually has a backlog and can not even come close to the turnaround we are capable of since we don't have to wait for parts. The other nuance is that we offer the Cadrobbi conversion that cures the diff problems and make shipping easier. If you are in the market for a straight forward rebuild consider me if you want concourse anal assembly Jon is the best and if you want to go fast and be suported at the track Vic. There are a few more excellent builders out there but good luck finding them and getting a reasonable price. Willis Works on the east coast is a good option and a few shops like the Stable do great jobs for their customers but they are not in the unit rebuild arena.
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Re: Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#11 Post by chris romney » Mon Aug 13, 2012 5:47 pm

Try Jack Morris at Wolfsburg Motorwerks in Seattle. 206-789-0182
 

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Re: Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#12 Post by Dan Kalinski » Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:15 am

chris romney wrote:Try Jack Morris at Wolfsburg Motorwerks in Seattle. 206-789-0182
Jack rebuilt both my engine and trans-axle. He is a good fellow and technically savvy.

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Re: Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#13 Post by Thomas Sottile » Tue Aug 14, 2012 11:32 am

What is the Cadrobbi conversion? thanks tom

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Re: Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#14 Post by Eric Wills » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:27 pm

This is the link to pictures of the Cadrobbi Conversion.

http://porsche356registry.org/356talk/t ... al#p142529
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Re: Transmission Rebuild Reccomendation Needed

#15 Post by Kevin Wills » Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:35 pm

I'm saving up my pennies. You'll help me install it, right, Eric?

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