gearbox conversion 105 series

Submitted: Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 08:01
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I have a 2000 105 series 1hz diesel (after market turbo) with a R151F gearbox in need of repair .I have being told that the H151F out of a factory turbo is a much stronger box.Just wondering if anyone has done this conversion or know what i need for convesion
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Reply By: Gnomey - Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 10:04

Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 10:04
Leigh. Can't speak about a 105 1hz but a couple of years ago the R151 gearbox in my 2002 troopy stuck a couple of times in 5th. Advice was that this was a known weakness and a sign 5th was on the way out. I got advice from a few sources including lcool forum. In the end I had a H150 and transfer case fitted. Search lcool and you'll find my thread in the 70 series forum.

It required a different clutch plate because of different splines on the input shafts. While there you might as well fit an HD pressure plate and, of course, a new thrust bearing. Different plug on the speedo sender. Different spigot bearing. Shifter floor plate and boots from the donor vehicle. Alteration of the floor mat. It also cost me a lot of aggravation by choosing the wrong mechanic to do the job.

If I the same choice again tomorrow I'd probably buy a reco R151 and be nice to 5th, especially by no towing in it. I'd do the job myself or rather I'd give it to the mechanic who now looks after the troopy because he is a REAL mechanic and not a parts fitter. That said, there is a lot to like about having an H150 and transfer case. Food for thought mate.

Cheers
Mark
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Follow Up By: Jack - Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 10:45

Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 10:45
There are many ways to solve this issue, with different components etc. Suggest "search" the internet as it has been done to death.
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Reply By: MUZBRY- Life member(Vic) - Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 10:50

Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 10:50
Gday
Read post 103115 and all will be revealed......

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Follow Up By: leigh r - Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 16:07

Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 16:07
Hey muzbry thanks very much great read which helped very much
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