Connect the other end of youre wire to the reverse switch of your gear box there is a grommet if you have the stock wire Removal of the automatic transmission These are not detailed step by step procedures are they are well detailed in the bentley, more like a guideline 1- Place the car on jack stands as high as you can because you will need to clear the automatic transmission out from under the car. Well, the Getrag 260 sits about 10 degrees to the right of where the 250 would. If your engine came from a Z3 or a E46 you really don't want to use this harness as the ebox is on the drivers side behind the strut tower on those cars. Once your new transmission, shifter, driveshaft, and clutch linkage are in place, you can start on the wiring. The Porsche 911 from the same vintage also works, as do the E21 and 2002 units but they all have less power assist with their smaller sizes. Any manual drive shaft will do, they are basically all the same. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.
It will not fit in the rear where the factory E30 fuel filter goes, and it looks awful strapped to the frame rail in the engine bay. Pictured are the differences that you can see. You will have to reuse your E30 differential output shafts with the 5 or 6 series differential. Transmission mount brace: The automatic and manual braces are very different. This will allow it to compress and drop down.
The dark color is from additives in the transmission fluid. E30s with manual transmissions have two clutch switches, one for the start relay and one for the cruise control. It ways a bit more, but not a significant amount and thus a carbon fiber hood and possibly carbon fiber fenders should make the front end weight as much as it would stock. Notice that there is a capped off nipple on the automatic res. The M Coupe cover will help to reduce the differential oil temperature and it look very cool.
Then disconnect the automatic shift lever from the transmission. One good way of building a low budget high performance 2. Rarely do they give trouble. Fuel input and return are handled neatly at the frame rail. The E-brake handle pulls off with some effort and that piece should come out.
As a never-ending-project-car, I had plans to continue my modifications, but this sale has put an end to that. Remember to install a new pilot bearing. Hi guys, as you all know ive been doing my auto to manual swap for ages now! Attach the clip over the pedal bar What I did with the master cylinder was to connect it to the metal clutch line prior installing the pedal assembly, this is really a major pain because you need to drain the fluid reservoir, pull it out, cut a little bit of the nipple, insert the master cylinder feed line and then the grommets. Many people search through old ads to get an idea what their item is worth. My favorite transmission to use is S5D320Z out of a 95M3, 96-00 328 E36 and E46, 96-99 M3.
Please make sure you have prepared for this as each install is different. Note how the fins are ground down to clear the brake booster. Here you can clearly see the relationship between the gear, the synchro cone on the gear, the synchronizer, and the synchronizer sleeve and hub. Just get the appropriate sized wrenches and remove them. Lubrication System: The oil pan has to be out of an M50 powered E34 525I.
It would be a good idea to source a few as spares that could be spliced in if your also disintegrate. The shiny spot is actually iron transferred from the friction surface on the speed gear. The engine is a 2. Transmission: There are a bunch of different transmissions you can use. The secondary harness which connects to the chassis, automatic transmission and the rear O2 sensors will be heavily pruned.
The gearing is the same and the 240 transmission is plenty strong enough to handle the power of even a modified M10 engine. If your main goal is making your E30 fast, do not do a 2. From Automatic to Manual Chances are, if you have an automatic transmission E30 you are interested in getting rid of the slushbox for a proper manual and a third pedal. When I repost it I'll ask it to be in a locked thread and people are completely welcome to take from it what they will. The best way to do that is to look on the chassis side of C101 big round plug. Perhaps your modification results in a more ideal placement though.
Buy new: rear crankshaft seal, flywheel bolts, pressure plate bolts, clutch bearing, transmission mounts, bitch clip, shifter weareable parts, driveshaft center bearing, guilbo, transmission seals, gear box fluid, diff fluid, diff side seals. I just need to source Master and Slave cylinders. E30 S54 Swaps Engine Preparation The S54 engine should be gone over before installation. This isn't a small procedure, this is a lot of work, and you are dealing with heavy components. Take a break, drink a beer.
It is also a good idea to remove the studs out of the headers and use the bolts to mount your exhaust, makes it way easier to get the pipes in there. One trick of making it high compression is reusing the 2. The S54 oil pump sprocket must be used since it has an offset design that will properly align it with the oil pump chain. You can use the stock E36 cats out of a 92-95 325 or M3 but the right side pipe will need to be modified in order to clear the control arm bushing mount. Make sure to hook up the shifter, slave cylinder line, starter, and everything else are in. You're going to want to use the pedal, bracket and wiring from a manual car.