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Old 08-27-2006, 11:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have had the 8700c for about 4 months now and love it, I have also managed to beat it up nicely as well. I am considering changing the casing for a new one (somewhere between US$80 - $100). A friend has the 8700g (T-mobile), in short, I prefer the look.

Does anyone know if I can replace the shell *casing* of the 8700c with the 8700g without issue? In short, are they the 'same' design, fit, etc inside?

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Old 08-27-2006, 11:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i pretty much refer you to this
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Old 08-27-2006, 11:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks Trigga15, but I am not looking for a leather casing or case; rather the change the look of the unit from 8700c to 8700g. I know the parts are sold online, however does anyone know if the dimensions of the internal bits are the same? Eg. will one fit the other?
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Yes. Seems like a lot of work for something you could very easily screw up, but yes, the internals are the same.
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I think the keypads are different, but the rest of the case will fit fine. You have to find a place online that sells the 8700g keypad (the buttons, not the pcb). I've yet to find a place that sells this.

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it is possible to do as long as, like Pizzle said, you have the proper keypad. I have done this on two units.
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