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Did 4:10 gears ever come stock in the E30's if so how can you tell

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They came stock on 325i's with automatic transmission with optional LSD. the 325iX had 4.10:1 LSDs with viscous coupling, the M42 318's had small case 4.10 diffs, and the M3 had a 4.10 LSD which would be a direct swap to a 325i/is.
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which one of these would best suit my 86 325e 5 speed i don't know if i have it i do have the limited slip though

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which one of these would best suit my 86 325e 5 speed i don't know if i have it i do have the limited slip though
4.10:1 on a eta would be way to extreme. 1st gear would be practically useless. the most i would do is 3.73 off an iS, which still may be too short
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I got some 17inch 225 45's on the back that will help lenthen the gear will it make that much of a difference

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I got some 17inch 225 45's on the back that will help lenthen the gear will it make that much of a difference
no probably not, also how did you fit those tires in the back? did you have to roll the fenders?
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They bearly fit.. had to stiffen up the rear suspention a lot but looks mean. i'll get some pic up once it gets re painted in march.

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