Superdrive to MacBook transplant or Mod?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by HiFiGuy528, Oct 18, 2008.

  1. HiFiGuy528 macrumors 68000

    Jul 24, 2008
    I've been thinking about getting the Superdrive for the Air, but I only need it to do OS X reinstall (DVD read only). I have a MacBook 2.1ghz that has the Combo drive. I was thinking a drive swap between the two. I am more likely to do DVD stuff with the more powerful MB so having the SuperDrive in it seems more logical. Your thoughts?

    Do you think the drive only swap will work?

    Or do you think I should just do the SuperDrive mod? Has anyone done it?
  2. glitch44 macrumors 65816

    Feb 28, 2006
    did you check the measurements? i'd bet on them not being the same size, but that's just a guess.

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