early 2008 macbook top case replacement?

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  1. brandonb5269 macrumors newbie

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    Hey u guys my brother-in law just gave me his 2008 mac book, he bought it beginning of the year and on their honeymoon he spilled coffee on the keyboard. i have taken it completely apart and no coffee had seeped inside. i need to replace the top-case but am unsure what version to order. i found this on ebay and would like to no if this would work? or would i need " version 2"?
    here is the one i found on ebay.
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=120331676597&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT&ih=002
     
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  3. brandonb5269 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    ok thank u very much, is the version 2 compatable with laptops that take the verson one? just incase
     
  4. Vulcan macrumors 65816

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    It doesn't look that way and appears that one only works with earlier products (2006 and early 07) and version two works only with later (late 07, early 08). There are slight differences between the two keyboards (pre-07 models had a num pad, etc).

    Good luck getting the machine together.
     
  5. brandonb5269 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    thank you very much!!! and ill post up once i get it up and running! :D
     
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