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mlambert831
01-09-2009, 04:10 PM
of this?

http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/985208896.html


Also, how expensive is it to drop in a manual transmission?

evoasis
01-09-2009, 05:18 PM
Expensive...

I'd buy the car cause it's "Very Depandable!"

mlambert831
01-09-2009, 05:30 PM
3.7k is hardly expensive!

BMR_LVR
01-09-2009, 10:23 PM
3.7k is hardly expensive!

I think he was asking how expensive it is to put a manual transmission in.

evoasis
01-10-2009, 02:27 AM
yeah, about the xmsn, that car is a good deal...

RocknRoll
01-10-2009, 06:26 AM
Have you seen it in person or just looked at the pics. To bad he has not interior & under the hood pics. Would help make your decision a little easier. Changing to manual would set you back a bit.

scottvlaiku
01-10-2009, 06:36 AM
You Shouldn't miss out on a car that's so "Depandable", and the only repairs are front "Struds". Who could turn it down? It's just like a "Classic"

mlambert831
01-11-2009, 12:05 AM
Doesn't take much computer know-how to be a handy mechanic.

I wouldn't buy it until I went and looked at it myself, obviously.

It's not exactly a close drive, and considering I don't have my own car anymore, I don't exactly have the ability to drive around on my own :)


just curious if it's worth the drive out to look :)

ross1
01-15-2009, 08:21 AM
The swap is well documentd, just seach manual swap. Figure around a thousand for used parts plus ~10 hrs. of your or someone else's labor.

billygoat777
01-15-2009, 11:04 AM
I'm pretty sure you could find a 5spd 535i for that kinda money or an auto 540i, but not too sure.