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Old 05-18-2006, 01:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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auto to a manual?

About Much would it cost to do a automatic to manual swap i currently have a 325i automatic and i want to convert it to a 5speed about how much am i looking at the automatic just seems so dang sluggish
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Old 05-18-2006, 01:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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probably more expensive then the car...
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well, not really. Expect to pay around $2500 for that. Factor in $750-$1000 plus around $1200 in labor and $300-$500 for the clutch and throwout bearing and new flywheel and all that.

edit, I just remembered you need new pedals, that's another $500 in labor.
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damn so chit i should just sell my 325i for like 6k save 4k and just get a m3
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well, not really. Expect to pay around $2500 for that. Factor in $750-$1000 plus around $1200 in labor and $300-$500 for the clutch and throwout bearing and new flywheel and all that.

edit, I just remembered you need new pedals, that's another $500 in labor.

Yea we can provide a complete kit with every bolt and peice you will need to make the conversion work at $2500.00
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and i will fit it lol
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yea around here its hard to pick up a CLEAN bmw for under 10k i got a hell of a deal on my car and i just want it manual so im looking at like 3500 to get it manual?
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what about the 6 speed that would juet be awesome
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You can use the 6 speed from the Z4, but they're pricey. You can also get the euro 6spd from the E36 M3 Euro, but also pricey.
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could some one give me a place to buy these im really wanting this either the 6 speed or 5 speed
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and a place to buy the m3 engine the one thats a direct swap i think its the ODB I?

could some one give me a place to buy these thanks.
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could some one give me a place to buy these im really wanting this either the 6 speed or 5 speed
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ok so lets say i get this conversion kit do u think it will act like it came from the factory ?
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