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Old 10-02-2010, 05:33 PM   #122
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My Ride: '00 328i ZSP w/ 194k
Originally Posted by john493 View Post
I've ordered an E46 shifter and plastic bearing cup.
I'm sure it will be clear when doing the job, but ahead of that can someone just tell me whether the bearing cup that secures the shifter is removed from inside the car or underneath ?

You remove it from inside the car. It was a little tricky for me. Someone mentioned using needle nose pliers to turn the bearing all the way (before you can pull it out). That was a great suggestion.

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Originally Posted by 330msport View Post
i heard that this cars go like 300k miles
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