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Autotechnica
02-15-2005, 09:31 PM
MZ3 short shifter lever used, fits all E36's (not sure about M3). Shortens shift throw by 30-40% or more depending on model. I've also added the Ground Control shifter reinforcement to this lever which aids in centering the lever and preventing misshifts. Paid almost $200 for it new.

Asking price - $120

http://www.maxbimmer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=12338&stc=1

thanks,

Bryan

98323IS
02-15-2005, 10:39 PM
Dammitt. I will have the cash in 2 weeks. I am working at the Toronto auto show. Well, if this is still around (which I highly doubt) I will for sure pick it up off of you then. Good luck with the sale.

FYI for max members I have bought parts from Bryan before and he is honest and a straight up guy. Nothing but excellent transactions!

Autotechnica
02-16-2005, 11:16 AM
Thanks for the kind words :)

I probably won't have it in 2 weeks. But if you're interested in a B&M shifter. I have a brand new one for $200.

B&M are the best in the market. BTW, I have 3 of these.



Bry

Autotechnica
02-16-2005, 01:11 PM
Just an update. I'm heard the 328 has the same tranny as the M3. This shifter may or may not work with the 328. It will work with 318, 320, 323 and 325 100%.

Bry

thinair
02-16-2005, 02:17 PM
It will work on 328's and M3's, I also have a ZM3 shifter.

Autotechnica
02-16-2005, 02:31 PM
Ok thanks for clearing that up Nelson! I got worried because I saw that UUC had different ones for 328/m3 and the rest of the E36's.

Bry

thinair
02-16-2005, 02:33 PM
Well, technically the ZM3 shifter isn't recommended for getrag trannies (318/325's). But it does work, it's just very short and notchy, personal preferance really.

Autotechnica
02-16-2005, 02:33 PM
sale pending to rico328

Autotechnica
02-16-2005, 02:38 PM
Well, technically the ZM3 shifter isn't recommended for getrag trannies (318/325's). But it does work, it's just very short and notchy, personal preferance really.

Yeah I was using it on my 318 and wondered why it was so notchy. I didn't realize that it worked better on the 328 and M3's.

Anyways, thanks for clearing that up.

rico328i
02-16-2005, 03:54 PM
Nelson,

Any idea how long it would take to install? I'll budget for a couple of hours?

How do you like it in your 328 Nelson?

Thanks,
Rico

Autotechnica
02-16-2005, 04:09 PM
Hey Rico, here's a DIY. It's not TOO difficult. I did it myself in less than an hour.

http://www.bmracing.com/media/products/pdf/27.pdf

thinair
02-16-2005, 05:07 PM
The install isn't superly hard, 2 hours max for the first time, it's just weird because you're sort of working blind from below the car to hook up the lever to the selector rod. I honestly love it, for the cost of the lever you can't go wrong. This with a clutch stop makes shifting really quick.

BRAD 82
02-16-2005, 07:26 PM
is this thing sold?

if not just how bad is it on a 318is? will it frustrate me? should i just by the B&M?

Autotechnica
02-16-2005, 09:08 PM
is this thing sold?

if not just how bad is it on a 318is? will it frustrate me? should i just by the B&M?

At first it will seem quite notchy, but you definitely get use to it. It all depends on how strong you are I guess? It was definitely more than tolerable for me. However, all short shifters will be notchier and louder. Some even increase vibrations.

BTW, it's SOLD to Rico. I still have 1 more B&M