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Old 09-29-2006, 09:44 AM   #1
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Short Shifter install

Hey, just wondering if anyone could give me some tips on installing a short shifter....I picked up a B&M yesturday...wanted to get it in the car this weekend.....just not really sure how difficult....I've done one on a 67 Camaro but that was alot different......had to get under the car...i'm thinkin with the E30 it should be just taking off the boot and goin from there.....
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Old 09-29-2006, 01:06 PM   #2
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What year is your car? Its a little different for the early and late.

Also do you have small hands? That heleps determine how much you have to remove.
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Old 09-29-2006, 01:22 PM   #3
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1990 325i convert.....and no...i wouldn't consider my hands small.lol....
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Old 09-29-2006, 02:14 PM   #4
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it should be a 30-60 minute job if you have small hands. There's a DIY on bimmerdiy.com
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Old 09-29-2006, 02:48 PM   #5
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thanks for the site dgmorr....maybe i can get my girlfriend to do it....her hands are small.....
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Old 09-29-2006, 05:00 PM   #6
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lolz ive been there

Usually its when i need her to help fixing something in the back seat.
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Old 09-29-2006, 05:06 PM   #7
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Quote:
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it should be a 30-60 minute job if you have small hands. There's a DIY on bimmerdiy.com
any idea WHERE on their site the DIY is?

theres so many articles...
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Old 09-29-2006, 05:18 PM   #8
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http://www.pelicanparts.com/bmw/tech...hort_Shift.htm


this is the best thing i found....it's a link from the DIY sight....i also found a good one on E30.network.....ill try to find it again and post it..
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Old 09-29-2006, 05:21 PM   #9
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http://www.bmwe30.net/cgi-bin/datacg...103&Section=11

here is the other one....this guy says it was easy....15 to 20 min....
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Old 09-30-2006, 02:45 AM   #10
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good shit.

i cant wait to do this.

what is the difference between 'notchy' and not notchy?

i think notchy is what im looking for ........
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Old 09-30-2006, 08:40 AM   #11
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Talking

I'm hopefully goin to get around to this tomorrow....I'll let you know how it goes....hopefully get some pics....and i think notchy is what your lookin for...the write up for the B&M says the harder you through it....the better it feels....works for a lot of things...
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ya let me know how yours goes, im curious.

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