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Old 07 December 2011, 06:41 AM   #31  
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i'm quite interested in this system, if not for the reduced insurance but rather for the security and piece of mind..
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Old 07 December 2011, 08:38 AM   #32  
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right I have spoke to Showells (dealer) they retail at approx 150.....there is some suggestion they only fit 5speeds, get back to you
hi guys, hopefully this will help, they defo dont just fit 5 speeds.

the details i got with mine are as follows

Dilpol Wroclaw
Car transmission Lock
STi 6 Speed 2002 Model
Subaru Part Number SACC3393
and it locks gear in reverse.

Bought from waldonway on ebay as clearance.

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Old 07 December 2011, 09:29 AM   #33  
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hi guys, hopefully this will help, they defo dont just fit 5 speeds.

the details i got with mine are as follows

Dilpol Wroclaw
Car transmission Lock
STi 6 Speed 2002 Model
Subaru Part Number SACC3393
and it locks gear in reverse.

Bought from waldonway on ebay as clearance.

Cheers

Eddy
Available on their website (http://www.walldonwaypartsshop.co.uk...K_STI_SACC3393) for 113.40, seems like a pretty good price if they were ~250 before.

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Old 07 December 2011, 09:38 AM   #34  
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woah i got a bargain then, they had one up on ebay with no reserve. a mate pointed me in right direction, and put max 40 quid bid on it..won for 35
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Old 07 December 2011, 09:44 AM   #35  
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woah i got a bargain then, they had one up on ebay with no reserve. a mate pointed me in right direction, and put max 40 quid bid on it..won for 35
I saw that listing whilst searching, yeah cracking price!
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Old 07 December 2011, 06:07 PM   #36  
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Available on their website (http://www.walldonwaypartsshop.co.uk...K_STI_SACC3393) for 113.40, seems like a pretty good price if they were ~250 before.
seems like they have one left but who installs these sort of things? and is it suitable for the 5 speed in a rb5?

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Old 07 December 2011, 08:07 PM   #37  
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None left now i've just bagged the last one!!

I've been hunting for one of these for ages...

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Old 07 December 2011, 10:29 PM   #38  
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I have one fitted to my 6 speed STI, brilliant bit of kit. I think the fitting is done by lifting the car and fitting a bracket around the gear linkage in the transmission tunnel under the car, the pin then locks through the bracket and gear linkage at the same time. As said before they only fit the 6 speed box.
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Old 08 December 2011, 07:58 AM   #39  
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hope it comes with full fitting instructions then.....
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Old 11 December 2011, 03:53 PM   #40  
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As said before they only fit the 6 speed box.
They do a version which fits the 5 speed, as fitted to my WRX.
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Old 11 December 2011, 03:55 PM   #41  
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seems like they have one left but who installs these sort of things? and is it suitable for the 5 speed in a rb5?
For a RB5 you need a different version called a Barrier Deadlock, requires some welding unlike the Dipol.
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Old 11 December 2011, 07:59 PM   #42  
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For a RB5 you need a different version called a Barrier Deadlock, requires some welding unlike the Dipol.
do you happen to know anyone/anywhere good in the south east (or even london) that will fit one of these?
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Old 12 December 2011, 12:53 PM   #43  
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do you happen to know anyone/anywhere good in the south east (or even london) that will fit one of these?
Sorry no, but your best bet would be to start with a main dealer. My Barrier Deadlock was fitted at the dealer when the car was new (2000), but they didn't actually do the work.

The Deadlock design was probably dropped in favour of the Dipol, due to it being easier to fit (no welding required). The Deadlock was a better product as the pin stayed fixed in the device, and therefore couldn't be mislaid. Both are very good though.
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Old 12 December 2011, 01:26 PM   #44  
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I'm getting mine fitted by Clark Motorsport in the early new year. Told them about it when it was booked in for the MOT/Service and they said not a problem.
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Old 12 December 2011, 04:40 PM   #45  
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any idea what the part number of the "barrier deadlock" is? don't fancy calling up a dealer and asking them for some random part, at least if i can quote them a number, their monkeys can go away punch it into the system to check
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Old 12 December 2011, 04:52 PM   #46  
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Have another thread read, this is not a dealer part.
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Old 13 December 2011, 11:29 PM   #47  
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Dealers stated that the 6speed needed welding! tbh I honestly don't think they have a clue
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Old 14 December 2011, 08:08 PM   #48  
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Have another thread read, this is not a dealer part.
Yes it is!

Or at least it was... It has, as stated previously in this thread, a part number of SACC3393... Perhaps they have discontinued it now I don't know, but that part number is specific to the UK Subaru Franchise and was created by I.M (the official Subaru importers) when they commissioned the product and started to sell it through their Dealer Network as an official Subaru upgrade/accessory.

Subaru part numbers for standard factory parts are generally made up using a format of 5 numbers 2 letters 3 numbers ie 15208AA100, but all accessories commissioned by I.M for the UK market have a part number which starts SACC (S=Subaru, ACC= Accessory) followed by 4 numbers....

Just as any accessories promoted by I.M for their Izuzu Franchise uses a part number that starts IACC.

If you google the part number then you will see that apart from e-bay, the listings are nearly all from Official Subaru Dealers.. If this part has now been discontinued it may be worth your while contacting these dealers to see if they still have stocks of these and wan't to get rid of them for a decent price
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Old 07 January 2012, 12:24 AM   #49  
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Anyone got a fitting guide for the 6speed?
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Old 07 January 2012, 09:45 AM   #50  
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Honestly a fitting guide shouldn't be needed. It's held on place by shear bolts and is simple to fit. The trickiest part is probably lining up where to trim the side panel for the locking pin to go in...
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Old 07 January 2012, 10:31 AM   #51  
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Here's some pics....
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Old 07 January 2012, 09:27 PM   #52  
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cheers Dave, could you kindly PM me your tel number

Picked up the kit today and its the same one, but not sure where the smaller black metal bits go..........?
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Old 07 January 2012, 10:59 PM   #53  
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I'm guessing it's a squarish bit with a hole in it..... It's what the pin goes through. Attaches to thre gear change bits under the gaiter trim. The pin doesn't block the lever it locks through the 3 chunks of metal....
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Old 08 January 2012, 01:38 AM   #54  
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Are these recognised by insurance companies yet? If so what range of discount do they seem to attract?
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No idea, i think they used to be and i think their website says they are. I fitted it for my own peace of mind cos i got used to having one on my other scooby. I'll check with my insurance company when i call to get the whiteline kit added. Not sure mine would be 'officail' though as it wasn't fitted by a sanctioned installer. Not that i could find one of those in 3 months of looking
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ill have a go, anyone got any pics without the gaitor on?
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Old 08 January 2012, 06:22 PM   #57  
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I'll PM you some tomorrow!
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Old 08 January 2012, 08:40 PM   #58  
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I had mine fitted to my 03 sti when new, never had a discount on the insurance in those 8 years
Great bit of kit though.

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Thinking of getting one of these, at the price of 113 its a snip. Just been to the Walldonway website and they are out of stock. Any ideas when they may get some in or somewhere else I could get them from for that price.
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