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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 11-15-2012, 02:01 AM
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Mein Auto: E30 318i 85, E30 323i 84
318i gearbox the same as a 323i?

Is this true?
I have an '85 318i manual trans wreck, which i was thinking of swapping into an auto 323i '84 which is for sale up the coast.

Are they 'identical'? in regards to swaps?

Might buy the car tomorrow, so input would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:32 AM
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Google? _Ethrty-Andy_ may know.
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Old 11-15-2012, 11:10 AM
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you need to learn to use the search function. m10 and m20 transmissions are different.
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:39 PM
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Just called up a few wreckers, different bell housing etc, not worth the trouble, couldnt find anything regarding my situation on the interwebs, i searched a fair bit before i posted.
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