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Land Rover parts/mechanic Addis Ababa

Does anyone have any Land Rover contacts in Ethiopia, particularly Addis Ababa or the north? A friend in need of gearbox help...
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Does anyone have any Land Rover contacts in Ethiopia, particularly Addis Ababa or the north? A friend in need of gearbox help...
I don't have a number for them, but you could try here:

Africa Lakes N09°02.504 E038°45.767


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Many thanks. Landy limped gamely into Kenya this week where I suspect easier solutions will be found!
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Does anyone have any Land Rover contacts in Ethiopia, particularly Addis Ababa or the north? A friend in need of gearbox help...
Hi! I want to help but I don't know anyone from Ethiopia. Anyway, why does your friend need a gearbox? Would you consider purchasing it online? I can suggest a few sites.
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Many thanks for the offer, but it's been sorted for a while now! New box carried out as hand luggage with another mate. Got to make it look light at checkin! Turned out mainshaft (or was it layshaft, can't remember now) BROKE. So much for the replacement output shaft and bearings fitted in Yaounde 4 months earlier.
I'm a LR mechanic in UK so I've plenty of places to get a box here. The tricky bit was getting it to Addis Ababa without paying horrendous duties and shipping costs.
Moral of the story: Check the output splines before you go!
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