M3 Clutch And Flywheel - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-08-2004, 10:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
theruss1an1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: In the 916 with 925 digits
Car: Needs momentum
Posts: 251
Photos:
theruss1an1 is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to theruss1an1
This message is for autotechnica and for those of you that know about this topic. I tried sending a P.M. but it didnt work..

I noticed you have a m3 clutch and flywheel. I got a 325is and my clutch maybe going out, not sure. Im going to have a shop check out my car in three days to tell me whats up. I have a few questions about the m3 switch over. For the clutch I found kits for about $285 that come with the preasure plate, disc, and the bearing. The slave cylinder is another about $60 on top of that. Is that all I need for the clutch switch over? You have a light weight flywheel too. Did that just bolt on the spot of the old one and also is there any mojor noise from it. I was lookin at the rogue engineering ones. I heard good things about them. How about using a stock m3 flywheel on my 325.
You got a real clean ride man. Im loving it. Very nifty mods. Hope to hear back from you soon. Thanks.

-Serge
theruss1an1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-08-2004, 10:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
Kevin325i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Madison, WI
Car:
Posts: 2,613
Photos:
Kevin325i is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Kevin325i
M3 flywheel fits nicely and is a good improvement. Anyone who's driven my car loves the modulation and the awesome feel you get with it. Super easy to get a good launch with it and it hooks up really well.

You could get a ltw flywheel but you just have to make sure you buy the clutch disk and pressureplate meant to work with the flywheel.

The slave cylinder isn't needed with the m3 set up, if you're short on cash you can skip that till your next pay check. The engaugement point will be lower to the floor with the 325 slave cylinder.
__________________
Kevin (President TBEA)

"WAAAAAAARRRRRIORS, come out to plaaaaay."
Kevin325i is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2004, 10:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
theruss1an1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: In the 916 with 925 digits
Car: Needs momentum
Posts: 251
Photos:
theruss1an1 is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to theruss1an1
Thanks a lot.

One more question: IF my clutch is going out and I gotta replace it, where is the best place for me to get a stock m3 flywheel from? And also should I get a 95 set up or later? 95 makes more sence. But Im not sure.

Also is it true that the stock 325 flywheel is around 25 pounds and the stock m3 is about 10 pounds lighter than that?

Thanks,

-Serge.
theruss1an1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2004, 11:00 PM   #4 (permalink)
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
Kevin325i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Madison, WI
Car:
Posts: 2,613
Photos:
Kevin325i is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Kevin325i
96+ parts have a stronger pressure plate. Find a flywheel from someone selling on on Ebay or around the forums. Buying one new is pointless as you might as well get a ltw flywheel for the same price.
__________________
Kevin (President TBEA)

"WAAAAAAARRRRRIORS, come out to plaaaaay."
Kevin325i is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2004, 11:01 PM   #5 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
theruss1an1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: In the 916 with 925 digits
Car: Needs momentum
Posts: 251
Photos:
theruss1an1 is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to theruss1an1
True,

Thanks.
theruss1an1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2004, 08:41 PM   #6 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Richmond Hill, Ontario
Car:
Posts: 1,169
Photos:
Autotechnica is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via ICQ to Autotechnica Send a message via MSN to Autotechnica
Basically the 96+ M3 pressure plate can take more heat and it's stronger. The flywheel is single mass (lighter) as opposed to the '95 dual mass which is heavier, you definitely want the 96+ kits.

The slave cyl will makes depressing the clutch pedal easier (required on 318's), it's something I would definitely recommend swapping. I'm not sure if it's required, but might as well replace parts with the M3 pilot and release bearings.

Aftermarket LTW flywheels will bolt right on to the stock M3 pressure plate and disc, the swap should be quite straight forward. You can use the same release fork so don't worry about swapping that.

If you're going for the LTW flywheel, I'd recommend buying a performance clutch kit which includes better gripping compound cluch disc and stronger pressure plate. RE makes a great flywheel. I'm using Fidanza which is also the manufacturer of UUC and many others.

You will have to change your driving habbits. If you like putting the gear in neutral at 4000RPM when you stop at a light, you won't like the LTW flywheels. You have to let it off gently and sometimes even give it a little gas on neutral to keep the car from stalling. There is a slight increase in noise, some people get extra vibrations, some people get ticking or buzzing noises. I guess it all depends on the kit.

Anyways, good luck!

Bry
__________________
<u>1994 M-Technic M42 Saloon - Trillium Chapter - 5130</u>
Stock - 2866lbs Current - 2670lbs
<a href='http://www.geocities.com/mtechnik42' target='_blank'>- VIEW MY MODS AND PICS</a>
<a href='http://www.automobile-technik.com' target='_blank'>- PARTS FOR SALE</a>
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
&lt;img src=&quot;http://www.maxbimmer.com/forums/atta...tc=1&quot;&gt;
Autotechnica is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2004, 08:59 PM   #7 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
theruss1an1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: In the 916 with 925 digits
Car: Needs momentum
Posts: 251
Photos:
theruss1an1 is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to theruss1an1
Thanks a lot for the help guys.

I got one more question... lol. Would a stock m3 clutch system work with my stock 325 flywheel?

-Serge
theruss1an1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2004, 09:00 PM   #8 (permalink)
General Chaos
 
SpeedInfusion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Plano, TX
Car: ///M3,Corolla
Posts: 13,803
Photos:
SpeedInfusion has disabled reputation
Send a message via AIM to SpeedInfusion
is this the m3 clutch kit?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAP...&category=33730
__________________
SpeedInfusion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2004, 09:03 PM   #9 (permalink)
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
Kevin325i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Madison, WI
Car:
Posts: 2,613
Photos:
Kevin325i is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Kevin325i
No, it won't work with the stock 325 flywheel.
__________________
Kevin (President TBEA)

&quot;WAAAAAAARRRRRIORS, come out to plaaaaay.&quot;
Kevin325i is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Clutch And Flywheel 528iguy 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 2 08-11-2005 10:48 PM
Anyone With 93 325is Running M3 Clutch & Flywheel? BMDub325is 3-Series (E36) 4 01-17-2005 02:13 PM
Problems with M3 clutch after install Autotechnica 3-Series (E36) 20 07-03-2004 07:01 PM
E36 M3 UUC Flywheel Wrong Clutch Becherert 3-Series (E36) 1 03-09-2004 01:39 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:11 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.