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#1 (permalink) Old 07-28-2003, 02:02 PM
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How much would it cost to convert my 325is from an automatic to a manual?

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depending how much you get your parts for...and how much a mechanic charges you for labor...your probably looking at around 3k or more

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Do you think it is worth it?

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definitely not.

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3 grand is definetly the mode for this type of operation....

It is only worth it IMO if your car is heavily modified with performance parts, body/kit ect and is truly custom.

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leave it automatic cause on those days you wake up to get some dounuts and your half asleep it takes too much energy to shift

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3 grand is definetly the mode for this type of operation....

It is only worth it IMO if your car is heavily modified with performance parts, body/kit ect and is truly custom.
i agree. but if youre gonna do a swap then why not a 6speed
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Ok I will just keep it an automatic.

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leave it automatic cause on those days you wake up to get some dounuts and your half asleep it takes too much energy to shift
and you know this from what?


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Originally posted by triggrhaapi+Jul 29 2003, 12:30 PM--></span><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (triggrhaapi @ Jul 29 2003, 12:30 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin-hang 10@Jul 28 2003, 02:26 PM
leave it automatic cause on those days you wake up to get some dounuts and your half asleep it takes too much energy to shift
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i would just buy a manual.....
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