Sent from BimmerApp mobile app a donor car with majority of parts. I apologize for letting this thread die lmao. You are going from automatic to dual clutch auto? Got all the rest of the parts, after doing some research I decided to go with manual harness instead of wiring as there are some proprietary connectors involved. Remove the Driveshaft from the transmission 3x 18mm bolts attaching driveshaft to flex-disc, and 2x 13mm bolts holding center bearing to chassis a. For drag racing, auto wins though. Be sure to double check length based on what diff you have. Install manual single or dual mass flywheel to engine with pilot bearing Be sure to use Red thread locker on these bolts!! They also had created motorcycles in 1923 and cars five years later.
You can choose to replace the radiator if you want to, but the radiator in the N54 consists of a separate flow for the oil cooler for the transmission. Shifting arm im not sure if it is correct name, it is the part that connects transmission to the shift knob. I totally mean this in a fun way but. Pictures: Thanks everyone and by all means feel free to add in any information regarding this project, I will add in your suggestions and info to the post as I read them. Id duis nulla eu incididunt ut id exercitation non eiusmod non enim Lorem nulla ad. I am curious to know which is which, I have attached the diagram. Photo Courtesy Vorshlag Motorsports Hard urethane engine mounts can make custom swaps easier by maintaining tight clearances between the engine and parts of the chassis.
For the other side by the master cylinder where the clutch switch module hangs out you can either use a computer fan connector or get this connector for the clutch switch module part number provided by CeeWhizzle, thanks man! Got all the rest of the parts, after doing some research I decided to go with manual harness instead of wiring as there are some proprietary connectors involved. I will update this thread as I obtain the parts and do the prerequisite work. While removing trans, have a friend or another person or you, whichever go ahead and remove the driveshaft rear end from the diff 50mm axel nut wrench 22. What do you folks think of the manual vs automatic i might not be used to the mt on the bmw but it felt a little rough rougher than my old gsr the automatic was pretty smooth even during the gear change im getting ready to buy a 335i and deciding which one to get. Once removed, slowly and carefully drop the transmission down, you should only have to drop an inch or two.
On an 88 you don't have to change the differential out. Almost did the same on another platform, it's not an easy task and it's a bout as well documented on this platform as it was on the other. Reverse light should have its own connector on the manual trans harness and shouldn't require additional wiring. You're referring to brake boosting essentially. You start on your swap yet? Shift on my fellow bimmer drivers 2007 335i Sedan 6-Speed Manual Swapped! The S54 from the E46 M3 is rated at 330 hp.
Engine startup, exhaust sound, interior equipment, and drive-by demonstrations are featured int he video clips above. I started last weekend, got stuck on the pilot bearing shaft as I didn't realize this piece is actually pressed into the stock dual mass, because I was a little confused about the pilot bearing. The other necessary parts are E36 mounting ears these should have come with the engine if you are using an S50 or S52. Since an engine swap requires so much time and work, it does not make sense to swap in an engine that is only slightly more powerful than the E30 engines, such as the M50B25 and 28. Figured I might as well put something nice in here rather than the used clutch and dual mass I received with the transmission. Heater Return line, same thing as well, but this is just a rubber hose that will need to be plugged, as this is where the heat exchanger was plugged into.
Pin 3 on the other-hand had a wire already going to it, so I just spliced into that for the clutchswitch module. Once removed, slowly and carefully drop the transmission down, you should only have to drop an inch or two. I'll receive ordered parts in two weeks and that's it. Remove the Drip pan 2x 8mm fasteners on the side and 2x rubber clips that simply pull out Lift up and towards the front of the vehicle to remove 11. Currently replacing valvecover and some other things, so I've been busy. You are going from automatic to dual clutch auto? Remove torque Convert bolts There should be a hole near the bellhousing to remove the torque convert bolts make sure to crank the motor in order to reach all the bolts 19. Yes, i know I should be buying new parts but again.
Id aliquip tempor qui dolore in est excepteur proident. The later 3-series engines, the M50 and S50 family, are easy to swap into an E30. Tips having done plenty of transmission jobs. Unplug and remove O2 sensors as you remove place a zip tie or label to note connections to each sensor 8. Nearly every sensor on the engine and many hard parts, such as the intake manifold and fuel rail, must be changed as well.
In the other side, the user manual may help the consumer before decide to buy the product. Install all the bellhousing bolts to the trans, be sure to the use the proper bolts as per part numbers as some are different from others. Just waiting on a friend and i'll proceed with the actual swap not this week Saturday, but next. I will still link the diagrams required for the wiring. Removal automatic flywheel from engine.
I will continue the swap next week. I'll be updating this thread and on N54tech this week with all the information and more pictures. They can also be modified to situate the engine at any height. I will not be replacing those as my trans only has about 35k on it. I'm currently doing this as well, however still waiting on a donor car for my swap. Well after doing all the work and learning the mechanics behind this German beast and with the car creeping up to 110k miles I was questioning whether to keep the car or trade it. The E30 driveshaft is a two-piece driveshaft with a rubber coupling and single U-joint for the front half, a solidly mounted center support bearing with a section of sliding splines in the middle, and a rear U-joint.
While removing trans, have a friend or another person or you, whichever go ahead and remove the driveshaft rear end from the diff 50mm axel nut wrench 22. Brake and Clutch Pedal assembly with the cylinder on clutch pedal 7. Once bellhousing bolts are install, reconnect driveshaft from manual car. However, still waiting on my dual clutch to arrive and an accelerator pedal. It usually contains useful guide or assistance to people using a particular product. Will be needed to torque down the flywheel.