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kasper5
11-01-2009, 07:09 PM
Hey!i have plans to convert my automatic into a stick...Before i do i need to know all the parts i will need beside the tranny...
Thank you

attack eagle
11-01-2009, 07:32 PM
did you read the rticle/DIY I wrote?

Assuming it is an m50 91, you will need

manual car's rear diff
Driveshaft that matches rear diff and trans
rear xhaust mount
crossmember
complete shifter assembly that matches the trans, the entire thing.
replacement rubber and plastic parts for above.
trans
wiring to the transmission
grommet
pressure plate
clutch
release bearing throwout bearing
flywheel
flywheel bolts that MATCH the type of fly wheel
slave cylinder
rubber hose
metal line from slave
metal line from master
rubber line from master
grommets for lines
master
pedal box
clutch switch
time
patience
wiring ability.


Ie you need a parts car.

BOLTEYES-82
11-01-2009, 11:38 PM
i like a project, hobbie & challenge.....

But on 525 is this worth it? buy one you'll need practically the whole car anyway fella

CarDriver
11-02-2009, 03:17 AM
[QUOTE=attack eagle;4647888]did you read the rticle/DIY I wrote?

Assuming it is an m50 91, you will need.....

Nice to have you back! This place was starting to suck without you. :rofl::rofl:

CarDriver
11-02-2009, 02:40 PM
Hey!i have plans to convert my automatic into a stick...Before i do i need to know all the parts i will need beside the tranny...
Thank you

OK, In Colorado there is a 535i manual for sale. $400 bucks . A real Man would be able to get it home :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

Just kidding, you would need to tow it or get 4 sub frame bolts and a radiator to drive it home.

It has everything you need on and in it to convert yours!

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1333288