05-24-2012, 12:27 PM
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Chicago, IL
What I Drive: Yellow '03 EAP
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Mini / SVT Getrag Compatibility
I ran across a wicked cheap Mini Cooper with a blown transmission. It is possible to replace either the Cooper's CVT auto or 5 speed with the Getrag 6. According to what I've read both the CVT and Midlands 5 are crap, so the Getrag is the way to go.
Does anyone know if the Mini and Focus Getrags are the same? The bellhousing is probably different, but other than that? For some reason, I can't find this info anywhere. Seems that people, especially on the Mini side, would have investigated this.
The Focus box is apparently geared lower, which would be a plus in my book.
Thanks in advance!