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325man
06-04-2009, 12:45 AM
im looking for an m30 to throw into my e30.. the b35 out of an e32/ e34 would be ideal, but if you have an older version (b34 i think) that runs great i would consider it.

i also need a 5speed tranny for the m30 and a flywheel, it doesnt matter to me what year of 5/6/7series its out of, as long as it works!

let me know whats out there!

Thanks,
Vic.

Duct_Taper
06-04-2009, 09:59 AM
I have a 5 speed (260/6) that was out of a low mileage E28. I modified the output shaft to fit an E34, but it needs the output flange (came in a few different models - part number 23211203061) to work properly. I think it needs a shift rod seal as well - I think I have a spare one around but I'd have to check. I replaced the output shaft seal on it.

Also have a single mass flywheel from an early L-jet M30. Will work on the B35 but not on the B34. It's has a fair bit of surface rust but would be fine if it was cleaned up and resurfaced.

I was planning to keep them and do an M30 swap in my cabrio eventually, but I'd be willing to sell them for $350 ($250 for the trans and $100 for the flywheel).

325man
06-10-2009, 11:08 PM
bump...

found an engine, still on the look out for a 5 speed, flywheel, driveshaft

e30_kid89
06-10-2009, 11:18 PM
mye28.com is your friend.

325man
06-11-2009, 12:10 AM
id like to stay away from buying stuff from the states to avoid duty and taxes and all that wild stuff, or are there a lot of guys from this side of the border on that forum?

Duct_Taper
06-11-2009, 09:17 AM
If you're buying stuff from an individual person and have it shipped US Postal Service, you shouldn't get charged any duties/taxes/whatever.

Just costs a bit extra for the shipping and you have to wait a week or two for it to show up.

325man
06-13-2009, 06:04 PM
bumpy

e30_kid89
06-13-2009, 06:35 PM
Another option which is kinda good is trying to find a crappy 5spd e28, i seen a few on kijiji for 3 - 500bucks. You can steal the driveline (Heck it might even have a LSD) you will have everything needed and you can either sell or scrap or use the motor as a spare since you have one...

325man
06-15-2009, 06:44 PM
that is def. a good idea, ill be looking around for sure