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#1 (permalink) Old 11-17-2004, 09:35 AM
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A friend of mine has a 98' M3 5 speed transmission with around 50k on it he took it out to do a 6 speed conversion. Would his M3 transmission fit on my 94' 318?

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yes, but why would you?

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It could potentially fit (may take a little fabrication), however, I do not think you would want it, I think the ratios would be all wrong for the 318, but after a quick search I am not able to find the ratios for comparison... any one know for sure?


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he tore his current gearbox up, so apparently he figures, since he's gotta drop it out anyways, why not stick an M3 back in instead?


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bitcore you are on top of everything.

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ah, good headsup. thanks bit. than go for it.

and kid, im actually pretty sloppy now-a-days. i used to be the first guy to post in each thread. but because ive been busy as hell. i usually dont post as much , but rather just read and then post when nessecary

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