--- a/branches/2.5.4RC1/cgi-bin/yabb2/Convert.pl
+++ b/branches/2.5.4RC1/cgi-bin/yabb2/Convert.pl
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@
 use English qw(-no_match_vars);
 our $VERSION = '2.5.41';
 
-$convertplver = 'YaBB 2.5.4 RC1 $Revision: 1381 $';
+$convertplver = 'YaBB 2.5.4 RC1 $Revision: 1383 $';
 
 # conversion will stop after $max_process_time
 # in seconds, than the browser will call the script
@@ -3179,12 +3179,6 @@
     $cookiepassword = qq~Y2Pass-$rancook~;
     $forumstart = timetostring($INFO{'firstforum'});
 
-# GMT offset fudgefactor #
-    use Time::Local;
-    @t = localtime(time);
-    $gmt_offset = timegm(@t) - timelocal(@t);
-    $forumstart = timetostring($INFO{'firstforum'} + $gmt_offset  );
-
     $settings_file_version = 'YaBB 2.5.4';
     if ($enable_notifications eq q{}) { $enable_notifications = $enable_notification ? 3 : 0; }
     $lang                  = $oldlang || 'English';