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E24 (1976 - 1989)
The BMW 6 Series (E24) was the first variant of the 6 series produced by BMW from 1976 through 1989.

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Old 01-24-2013, 04:19 AM
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Hard shift into 2nd., manual, 635

Recently purchased 85, 635 manual shift with 128000 documented miles. The previous owner had the shifter changed to a short shifter. Shifting from 1st. to 2nd. it is a little hard shifting into 2. All other shift as they should. Anyone else experienced this? Could this be a shifter issue or deeper?
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:28 AM
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How did it shift before the short shifter was installed? (Ask the previous owner) You lose leverage with a short shifter, so naturally the shifting will get harder. Maybe you have a second gear synchro on the way out.

Welcome to the fest, but you're in the wrong forum. You should post that in the E24 forum (628, 630, 633, 635, M635, M6 on the E24 chassis platform)
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