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Old 11-14-2012, 11:44 AM   #2660
ode2joy
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Originally Posted by jwm5 View Post
I get about the same; the 3.46 gears keep the rpm higher all the time plus it is heavy and the smaller engine has to be worked harder to get up and go.
Thanks. Any idea if a newer e46 rear end and/or 6 speed can be easily swapped, or is it not a simple swap? My car has 205k on it and my 5 speed is pretty worn. I'm waiting on a UUC DSSR right now to see if the feel will be improved, but my car wasn't kept that well by the PO's.

Thanks
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