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Close ratio gearsets - any interest in a bulk buy?

PostPost by: jono » Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:04 am

I've been in contact with MKF who manufacture new helical gearsets in the UK for the 2000E gearbox, including a close ratio set with the 2.5:1 first (and, also, an ultra CR set)

The standard price is ?1,075 + VAT but there is the chance of a bulk buy discount if there are a few interested parties.

Just testing the water to see if there are any takers, and to establish approximate numbers :D

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PostPost by: Type28 » Tue Feb 09, 2016 11:45 am

Hi Jon

I would be intrested, depending on the discount- my engine and box are out just now and I am going to overhaul the gear box. I have been looking for a close ratio box for a while.

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PostPost by: rgh0 » Tue Feb 09, 2016 12:05 pm

I need to build up a spare close ratio box sometime soon. I have used the Quaiffe straight cut gear set in the past but would be interested in the MKF set so happy to join in a bulk buy

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PostPost by: jono » Wed Feb 10, 2016 8:26 am

...3 takers so far.

Keep em coming chaps, I was hoping to get up to, say, 10 as that 'feels' like a critical mass in terms of negotiating a discount.

I've not discussed discounts yet as I want to go back with an indication of numbers first

I'm going to have a set regardless but the more interest the better the price is likely to be.

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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Wed Feb 10, 2016 11:41 am

Jon
You may want to try the Cortina,Escort forums etc...etc...

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PostPost by: brettengelaz » Wed Feb 10, 2016 11:53 pm

Count me in for a set, I'm running a CR box now, but would like a spare...

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PostPost by: Chancer » Thu Feb 11, 2016 10:11 am

Wasnt this same company recently selling complete 2000E gearboxes for ?495 on E-bay, outright purchase not even exchange?
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PostPost by: l10tus » Fri Feb 12, 2016 11:02 am

Put me in for a set, pls?

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PostPost by: vstibbard » Wed Feb 17, 2016 7:52 am

You can add my name to the list please.

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PostPost by: jono » Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:34 am

we appear to be up to six now :)

Are there any more takers - aiming for 10 if possible to try and drive the best deal.

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PostPost by: SADLOTUS » Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:39 pm

I spoke to MKF yesterday about a c/r gearset before I read this.
Yes, if it helps, put my name down for one.
I'll need it/one in the next few months for when the engine goes back in.
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PostPost by: 661 » Mon Feb 22, 2016 9:14 pm

Jon,
I've sent you a PM and it would be good to discuss these.
If it's the company in Hailsham, they are only 5 minutes away from me!
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PostPost by: SADLOTUS » Thu Mar 10, 2016 9:10 pm

Any news on this?
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PostPost by: nmauduit » Wed Mar 23, 2016 5:04 pm

S4SE 36/8198
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PostPost by: l10tus » Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:13 pm

Is this a guessing game as to what happens next??
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