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Old 05-17-2005, 11:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys

So i have a 320 with an auto gerabox. It's not the original gearbox as that one died on be shortly after buying the car. I put a new one in and this one has 6 gears on it. Thought it would be nicer to have a reconditioned 6 speeed box rather than a new 5 speed one.

The problem that occoured to me yesterday is that when i put the sports in while i am in 6th the thing shifts down to 5th immediatly and it never goes to 6th anymore if i do not take the sports off and go to economy again.

Anyone has any ideas?
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Old 05-18-2005, 12:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hmm... the sports mode in teh auto trannies of some of the older ones always lop off that top gear... Ididn't know it would do that in a 6 speed... Did you swap that yourself, or did you pay someone to do it?
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Hmm... the sports mode in teh auto trannies of some of the older ones always lop off that top gear... Ididn't know it would do that in a 6 speed... Did you swap that yourself, or did you pay someone to do it?
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Paid someone to do it of corse. I'm good at car DIY stuff but changing the gearbox is a bit too much
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