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dylan323i 05-13-2012 05:33 AM

s54 swap question 323i
 
do manual transmissions have a unit like the TCU (noob question i know) i assume not but just wanna be sure im currently just in the learning phase of this swap then college (auto mechanics) then job then swap i have gotten the pinouts for the engine (m3 and 323i) part of the swap and cross referenced also does anyone know about the body controls and what would be required for the dme change? any help is greatly appreciated oh ya and sorry for the lack of punctuation im on my phone =P

sna77 05-13-2012 06:32 AM

Start reading:
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=176943

jaymemaurice 05-13-2012 07:01 AM

TCU?? BMW Noob, sounds like you are comming from VW land?

dylan323i 05-13-2012 04:18 PM

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Originally Posted by sna77 (Post 14388238)

ya i figured it out late last night what was needed to be done still wondering what about the tranny though

dylan323i 05-13-2012 04:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jaymemaurice (Post 14388270)
TCU?? BMW Noob, sounds like you are comming from VW land?

nope bmw 1st car i've owned, and yes tcu you want i should spell it out? fine transmission control unit happy? and yes i am new to bmw....i havent been working on/with them my whole life thats why i asked the question.

mxchris727 05-13-2012 07:19 PM

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Originally Posted by dylan323i (Post 14389146)
you want i should spell it out?


You should not be doing an engine swap.

jasonbimmer 05-13-2012 07:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dylan323i (Post 14389146)
nope bmw 1st car i've owned, and yes tcu you want i should spell it out? fine transmission control unit happy? and yes i am new to bmw....i havent been working on/with them my whole life thats why i asked the question.

its called EGS here.

as for pin out no you need everything for S54 including DME transmission and diff and drive shaft.
can you imagine using the light duty 323 drive train to handle that much power and torque?

mkodama 05-13-2012 07:45 PM

Check out more recent S54 swap thread done by cyberkaa. Everything basic is covered.


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