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fitz318is
08-23-2007, 11:31 AM
Who here has done a transmission swap from an auto to manual?

What did it cost (new/used parts)?
How hard was it?
Did you do it yourself, if not who did it for you and were you happy with their work?

2002guy
08-23-2007, 12:12 PM
Why not just buy the car stick...unless there something permitting you from buying the car stick i see it pointless to do a swap like that

A.K.A. Blackout
08-23-2007, 02:19 PM
I did it and it was the best thing that I have done to my car. Price varies as you have options on the type of parts you put in the car, ie. Light weight fly wheel, M tranny, better diff. and I took my car to Bimmersport to do it as I saw another job that was completed and looked great.

fitz318is
08-23-2007, 02:22 PM
Found a smoking deal on a perfectly maintained automatic, Im trying to decide if its worth it or not to buy it and make the swap.

Why not just buy the car stick...unless there something permitting you from buying the car stick i see it pointless to do a swap like that

2002guy
08-23-2007, 03:36 PM
personally i would try and find something already stick... but if you wanna go that route get prices for the swap and see if its worth it for you

Prash
08-23-2007, 03:52 PM
I'm going to do an auto to manual swap on my car. I gotta get around to calling RPM to talk about what it costs etc.

fitz318is
08-23-2007, 06:07 PM
Thats why I posted the question...to find out if its worth it.

personally i would try and find something already stick... but if you wanna go that route get prices for the swap and see if its worth it for you

E36White
08-24-2007, 03:40 AM
RMP quoted me $500 for swapping a tranny .. thats only for labor btw .. a tranny would cost u a good $800-1000 from what im told? so go figure..