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#1 (permalink) Old 08-20-2004, 08:27 PM
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I have a 97 328iS auto, and was wondering if I can swap an M3 automatic in. I'm assuming the M3 transmission is much stronger than the 328 transmission. Is this true? How hard of a swap would this be?
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I didnt know they made automatic m3's

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I didnt know they made automatic m3's
ya, very few of them, but they are around

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My neighbor had one, i was really suprised and i felt bad for him. Then again, I have a 325is and he has an m3... :wink

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is the m3 transmission the same as a 2.8L transmission? I haven't been able to find any info online.
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Correct...! Should be.... unless something changed since last I looked... M3's just have a different rear end...


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Anyone know how much power you can reliably push through an automatic?
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