$2000 sounds steep.
I'd think you could get the v drive out w/o pulling the engine, but not real sure of the access in a 205V.
Seals are cheap and easy to replace. $95% of the cost is getting to them.
'06 X2 MCX
"I understand why some people may not want to do this the way I have recommended but I can't understand the death grip some people have on a toilet plunger with a hose fitting." -JimN