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Old 12-24-2008, 09:54 AM
FRANKN FRANKN is offline
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Shift knob jump

Hello everybody
Maybe someone can help me:
I have an Euro 1988 E30 M3. I changed the bellow-accordion under the manual shift knob (inverted one: 1st is down left); I placed the original one; however after checking and checking I can not fix this problem: "driving in 1st, 3rd, 5th, that are down; the shift jumps to neutral and have some vibration"
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Old 12-24-2008, 10:16 AM
Bruce Bruce is offline
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Not sure what exactly you changed. Sounds like the shift lever isn't lining up correctly. Have you checked your motor mounts and tranny mounts?

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Old 12-25-2008, 01:13 PM
Court M3 Court M3 is offline
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what did you replace it with? A pic would help. Sounds like you used foam from an e36?
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Old 01-17-2009, 07:26 PM
BadgelessM3 BadgelessM3 is offline
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your shift linkage is on wrong
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