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  1. #1

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    Feb 28, 2012
    change macbook pro 17 (ealy 2008) bottom case

    I’m a proud owner of a macbook pro 17’ (early 2008). Recently he drops from my hands, hit a stair’s corner and got a big dent in the bottom case.

    So now I’m looking around for a used bottom case to install in my MBP. Yesterday I found a good one in ebay at a good price.

    The problem is that the case is for a MacBook Pro 17" A1229 and mine’s is a MacBook Pro 17" A1261 (EMC 2199). The photograph of the used case looks exactly as mine’s.

    I don’t know if it fits...

    Do you have some expertise about this? Can I bought it?

    All the best and thanks in advance!


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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    I wouldn't buy it. Only buy an exact bottom case for your model. I don't know if that one would fit or not but it's not worth taking the chance especially buying from eBay.

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    Air's Avatar
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    Feb 22, 2012
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    if you can return it..............
    If you can return it, go for it!

    EDIT: Link please.
    [Main Laptop/Computer] [April 2006] 17" MacBook Pro | 2.33GHz C2D | 4GB DDR2 RAM | 120GB Intel 320 SSD | Lion 10.7.5

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