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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 02-06-2010, 08:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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well i have finally made the step to go manual ,all left is to hook up the reverse lights any one know how
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well i have finally made the step to go manual ,all left is to hook up the reverse lights any one know how
The blue and white wire on the gear selector switch. Cut that wire, extend as necessary and that connects to the reverse light switch on your manual tranny.
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so their is only one wire to connect is the other the ground ?
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so their is only one wire to connect is the other the ground ?
there's only 1 wire to the reverse light switch. and that is the blue/white wire. Ground is naturally provided in the engine ground.

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what was it like doing the conversion?
how much did it cost you and what currency?
I wish my car was manual
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Old 02-20-2010, 10:11 AM   #6 (permalink)
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it was a lot of fun .well i bought a rusted down crashed reck for $400 usd ,which came with every thing that i needed . all i had to buy was the pilot bearing ,because the owners that had the car told me that they had just changed the clutch ,pressure plate and bearing just before it was in the accident ,so i also changed mine to fuel injection. so i can say i got lucky

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it was a lot of fun .well i bought a rusted down crashed reck for $400 usd ,which came with every thing that i needed . all i had to buy was the pilot bearing ,because the owners that had the car told me that they had just changed the clutch ,pressure plate and bearing just before it was in the accident ,so i also changed mine to fuel injection. so i can say i got lucky
I've been thinking about doing this for a log time. How long did it take you to change everything?
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it doesn't take that long to perform the swap

depending on your skills, between 7 hrs and several days. But only if you have all parts.
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