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  1. 6Speed Swap into a 325ci

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, I recently bought a 2003 325ci (a few months ago) with the intention of turning it into a track car. I have finally completed 99% of the maintenance required and am ready to move on to mods. Unfortunately, the car is automatic and I'd like to throw in a 6 speed (ZF S6-37). Is this...
  2. 330xi tranny replacement/swap

    E46 Xi Forum
    Im looking to make around 500 horsepower (and eventually more) with a 330xi and the stock tranny can only handle about half of that. Im hoping for some recommendations and tips on transmissions that can handle the hp and the awd.
  3. Jumper Wire for GM Auto Transmission? (Manual Swap)

    Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    Hello guys, I've been tuning into this forum for about a year now since I bought my car, but have never made an account or posted a thread. Recently, I've have decided that the time has come for my failing automatic GM transmission to go away, and subsequently bought everything I would need...
  4. This 330i/Transmission swap worth it?

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys, I'm new to the forum and I came because I wanted some opinions and advice on this. I work at a carmax and I could get a wholesale 2001 BMW 330i with about 111k miles for about $800, but based on the warning lights lit up it may need a new transmission and some work done to the break...
  5. Difference between AWD manual transmission and RWD transmission for swap?

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, so I had a 2001 bmw 325xi, AWD manual. I ended up buying a 2002 bmw 325i and blew the engine. The 325xi was pretty beat up and needed new suspension and body work and etc, so I took the engine out of the 325xi and put it in the 325i. This 325i is automatic and I was wondering if I could...
  6. Help...(Manual Swap 03 330Ci)

    General E46 Forum
    I know I'm going to look like the typical new kid to the forums and probably get shunned into a corner for asking this and not "using the search button" but everything I've found on here doesn't seem to quite answer my question...(maybe I'm not looking hard enough, but I'm still relatively new...
  7. FS: ZHP 6-Speed with drive shaft.

    Engine & Performance
    FS: ZHP 6-Speed with drive shaft. SOLD!!! Selling the 6 speed transmission with drive-shaft out of a 2004 330ci ZHP with 90K miles. Transmission is in great condition shifts smoothly. Should work with most E46's motors. Also selling ZHP motor and Diff from the same car! SOLD PM Me if...
  8. FS: ZHP 6-Speed with drive shaft.

    Parting Out
    FS: ZHP 6-Speed with drive shaft. SOLD!!! Selling the 6 speed transmission with drive-shaft out of a 2004 330ci ZHP with 90K miles. Transmission is in great condition shifts smoothly. Should work with most E46's motors. Also selling ZHP motor and Diff from the same car! SOLD! PM Me if...
  9. e46 transmission swap ecu help

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, I'm a mechanic in training and my boss has this beautiful e46 coupe and I asked him how much he wanted to sell it for. He recently swapped out a automatic transmission for a manual and changed the engine. He said the only way he would sell it to me is if i figured out how to re-code the...
  10. 2000 323i 5-speed to 6-speed swap

    General E46 Forum
    Hi everyone, the transmission in my 323i is almost shot, maybe has a few months left. I have been doing some research on swapping it for a 6-speed, don't ask why just accept that it's a possibility :D I am looking for a comprehensive parts list of what it will take to perform the swap. So far I...
  11. 04 325XI Winter project.

    General E46 Forum
    okay, I understand this will have some controversy so hear me out before you form any opinions. I just got my license this year, i have been working for quite a long time and have gained some income that i feel comfortable spending on the car (which i also bought). The reason i would like to...
  12. Looking for some help with e46 engine/ transmission swap

    General E46 Forum
    We just got finished a 30-hour marathon on an engine/ tranny swap from e46 to another. The donor car had a regular transmission, so we ended up keeping the the streptronic tranny in the original car. Everything was taken out and swapped in the garage. When completing the job with the newly...
  13. Driveshaft ..... swap ??????

    Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    OK ppl now i got about everthing i need for my auto to manual swap. There is only 1 thing left... I have no idea if the manual driveshaft is different from the automatic driveshaft. There are good write-ups on swaps out there that i got good info from but for some reason I cant seem to find out...
  14. Progress Thread - My tranny swap from auto to 5spd manual

    General E46 Forum
    For those of you who aren't aware of my recent dilemma with my reverse gear dying out on my step/auto tranny (which I confirmed from my mechanic is definitely a ZF tranny), please see my earlier thread below (oh... my thanks to those of you who told me about that website, (noreverse.org). I...
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