I am going to wait for the tranny to die before I do the swap, but I would like to go manual after this one in it goes. So you have to use nuts and bolts instead of just bolts. Also added for instructions and verified the prior information is still correct. I will add more instructions as I get the chance, as well as pictures of the electrical wiring diagram and what needs to be wired. The coupe weighs 3,593 pounds. You can choose to replace the radiator if you want to, but the radiator in the N54 consists of a separate flow for the oil cooler for the transmission. I have hope that we'll get some truly incredible track toys out of it once the burden of daily driving and all of its utilitarian compromises are scrubbed from the industry.
Best of luck man, keep us updated! I'll receive ordered parts in two weeks and that's it. Remove the Drip pan 2x 8mm fasteners on the side and 2x rubber clips that simply pull out Lift up and towards the front of the vehicle to remove 11. Also got the fittings I need and caps to plug those coolant hoses once atf cooler is removed. You are going from automatic to dual clutch auto? The xDrive's 200-plus pounds drop its 0-60 mph performance by adding a half-second. There are a lot of little bolts and bits that need to be obtained.
Once removed, slowly and carefully drop the transmission down, you should only have to drop an inch or two. So when I took off the flywheel I was introduced to the pilot shaft, which is actually a seperate piece that sits behind the flywheel to attached to the pilot bearing inside the input shaft of the transmission. Look at the realoem diagrams for each of the items to obtain the part number and cross-reference the number on ecstuning or another part site. Questo passaggio implica il pagamento della necessaria imposta e dazio sull'importazione. Once removed, replace driveshaft insert nut, if you plan on doing that seal if not go ahead and remove old driveshaft and rebuild second half with manual driveshaft piece, or go ahead and replace the whole shaft with the manual one if you went that route. You can choose to replace the radiator if you want to, but the radiator in the N54 consists of a separate flow for the oil cooler for the transmission.
With a six-speed manual transmission, the 335i can reach 0-60 mph in 4. And I already have all my auto crap out. Go back to underneath the vehicle, support the transmission brace with a jack or stand if you have a lift 14. The xDrive has a tendency to understeer when coming out of tight corners, but its grip in wet conditions is evident compared to two-wheel-drive performance cars. I also decided to go with a Spec Stage 1 clutch with a Spec Single Mass Aluminum Flywheel. Well after doing all the work and learning the mechanics behind this German beast and with the car creeping up to 110k miles I was questioning whether to keep the car or trade it. Route hose for clutch line through firewall, cut nipple to break reservoir be sure to drain a little fluid out of the reservoir, so you don't spill break fluid when cutting the nipple for the clutch line off as it's location is near the bottom of the reservoir.
Obviously they don't have the potential of N54s because they aren't true twin, but they don't have all the problems either. Also remember there is a bolt by the starter that is installed going towards the firewall and one the other way. Be sure to remove all the automatic connectors from the trans and lift from the top of the car out the automatic tranmission loom. Heater Return line, same thing as well, but this is just a rubber hose that will need to be plugged, as this is where the heat exchanger was plugged into. Brake and Clutch Pedal assembly with the cylinder on clutch pedal 7. I would get the rear main seal, and the drive shaft insert as well and any seals for the trans if you have a high mileage transmission.
Just waiting on a friend and i'll proceed with the actual swap not this week Saturday, but next. Remove torque Convert bolts There should be a hole near the bellhousing to remove the torque convert bolts make sure to crank the motor in order to reach all the bolts 19. My biggest concern would be the fact that this car is now worth 25%-50% less than a comparable car on the market. Me and 2 of my friends got the automatic out pretty quick about 3 hours or so. There should be a little bit of pressure on the wood then push it in. Had a 335i and the shifting was so strange. Once torque converter has been unbolted proceed with removing automatic transmission from engine by removing the remaining bellhousing bolts 20.
When posting an submission for a theme day, please tag the submission with the appropriate link flair. So what is your point? Check out the imgur link for the diagrams, should be under tips section. I've collected almost all information. Look up driveshaft on realoem to check for length. I'll be bolting in the manual this weekend and finishing up everything and hopefully driving by that night! Look up driveshaft on realoem to check for length.
I totally mean this in a fun way but. Slowly remove transmission from car. I ended up not getting it to work, so I jumped the pin 3 and 41 on the Cas module and now it starts no problem. A Sport Package offers 18-inch wheels and dark trim around the windows instead of chrome. Look at the realoem diagrams for each of the items to obtain the part number and cross-reference the number on ecstuning or another part site. Install all the bellhousing bolts to the trans, be sure to the use the proper bolts as per part numbers as some are different from others. With the manual wiring harness, does it just Plug and play? Afterwards code the car,and if it starts with the clutch pressed in we would at that point have ourselves a manual 335i!! Also make sure to get a flywheel holder, didn't think of this.
Should be few weeks till I get my car ready to start so I'll let you know what I find when I do! Got all the rest of the parts, after doing some research I decided to go with manual harness instead of wiring as there are some proprietary connectors involved. No cruise control, but it turns on instantly without having to push in clutch. Here is the connection info: Host Port Channel irc. Three feet of snow on the ground? I will update this thread as I obtain the parts and do the prerequisite work. Added pictures as well as the electrical diagram go to tips section. Minor facelifts have been given to the front and rear, but it otherwise remains the same as the 2008 models. The Harness will plug and play no problem, wiring will need to be done for the Clutch switch module only as the reverse light switch comes with the harness.
We didn't quite find the vehicle that we're looking for, but we still highly recommend the dealership, and we'll be keeping an eye on their inventory in case something pops up. Yes, i know I should be buying new parts but again. Only 2 downsides: No cruise control and no accessory mode, but the accessory mode can be attained by pulling the cables i jumped apart. Please take the time and do a write up with pictures! Unplug and remove O2 sensors as you remove place a zip tie or label to note connections to each sensor 8. Shifting arm bearing and bracket that holds shifting arm on the body of the car you will need some wiring for connections im also posting diagram thanks ncat Good luck! I will also add the wiring diagram. Remove the Driveshaft from the transmission 3x 18mm bolts attaching driveshaft to flex-disc, and 2x 13mm bolts holding center bearing to chassis a. Remove the 2x brackets that hold the Plastic Splashguard one is 10mm and other is 13mm 5.