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Old 07-06-2004, 03:13 PM   #1
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3.15 rear diff for sale... perfect for 5spd 330!!!

I have a 3.15 rear diff for sale that I got out of my 325ci. It is the perfect ratio for a 5spd manual 330. This is basically the same differential you get from Dinan. It is in perfect condition, no leaks, has BMW's lifetime diff fluid.

It is available for SoCal pic up, so make an offer.

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Old 07-07-2004, 05:57 PM   #2
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I have a 3.15 rear diff for sale that I got out of my 325ci. It is the perfect ratio for a 5spd manual 330. This is basically the same differential you get from Dinan. It is in perfect condition, no leaks, has BMW's lifetime diff fluid.

It is available for SoCal pic up, so make an offer.

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What are you asking for this diff?

If you are interested in a partial trade I have a 2.93 and a 3.46 diff on hand. Both in excellent condition.

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Old 07-07-2004, 08:23 PM   #3
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What are you asking for this diff?

If you are interested in a partial trade I have a 2.93 and a 3.46 diff on hand. Both in excellent condition.

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It's ok... My 325 already has a 3.46, which is why I want to sell the 3.15. Just make an offer, but I prefer local pickup for the diff.
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Old 07-07-2004, 09:41 PM   #4
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how big of a difference between 3.15 and 3.46?
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Old 07-08-2004, 12:33 AM   #5
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It's ok... My 325 already has a 3.46, which is why I want to sell the 3.15. Just make an offer, but I prefer local pickup for the diff.
How about 100 dollars?

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Old 07-12-2004, 02:20 PM   #6
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Does anyone know if a 3.38 would result in too high revving for a 328i. I'm trying to decide between tthe 3.38 and 3.15, and also already have the shark injector installed. Any input from experience would be appreciated.

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How about 100 dollars?

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Old 07-12-2004, 05:26 PM   #7
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I don't know about the 328 (I think it comes factory with a 3.07 so going to a 3.15 is not to big a jump & maybe not worth it), but with the 330 5spd the factory diff is a 2.93 something. Going to a 3.15 is a good upgrade, you can do a search on this if you want. The 325 on the other hand comes with a 3.15 & going to a 3.46 is a good upgrade. Anything above these on these cars is going to be to high a rev. If you have the newer 330 with a 6spd, then you can go as high as 3.64 and not have too much of a problem.

Acceleration wise, you will notice a big difference in getting a 3.15 for a 330 or a 3.46 for a 325. Changing the differential to a higher ratio gets you the biggest bang for the buck!!! And then getting software to raise the redline is just icing on the cake.

You can spend 300 dollars on an intake and not get that much more acceleration, or you can spend the same on a higher ratio diff and knock a good .5 seconds off of your 0-60 time.

The diff is still for sale, but I am trying to find SoCal buyers, if I can't find any SoCal buyers then I will gladly send it out.
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Old 07-12-2004, 08:47 PM   #8
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I don't know about the 328 (I think it comes factory with a 3.07 so going to a 3.15 is not to big a jump & maybe not worth it), but with the 330 5spd the factory diff is a 2.93 something. Going to a 3.15 is a good upgrade, you can do a search on this if you want. The 325 on the other hand comes with a 3.15 & going to a 3.46 is a good upgrade. Anything above these on these cars is going to be to high a rev. If you have the newer 330 with a 6spd, then you can go as high as 3.64 and not have too much of a problem.

Acceleration wise, you will notice a big difference in getting a 3.15 for a 330 or a 3.46 for a 325. Changing the differential to a higher ratio gets you the biggest bang for the buck!!! And then getting software to raise the redline is just icing on the cake.

You can spend 300 dollars on an intake and not get that much more acceleration, or you can spend the same on a higher ratio diff and knock a good .5 seconds off of your 0-60 time.

The diff is still for sale, but I am trying to find SoCal buyers, if I can't find any SoCal buyers then I will gladly send it out.
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Old 07-13-2004, 02:07 AM   #9
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Old 07-21-2004, 02:37 PM   #10
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What are you asking for this diff?

If you are interested in a partial trade I have a 2.93 and a 3.46 diff on hand. Both in excellent condition.

Thanks!
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I have a 3.15 that I would be willing to trade for your 3.46

interested? Let me know.

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I have a 3.15 that I would be willing to trade for your 3.46

interested? Let me know.

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Is your 3.15 already out of your car?
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Old 07-22-2004, 12:19 PM   #12
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Do you still have the 3.46?

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What are you asking for this diff?

If you are interested in a partial trade I have a 2.93 and a 3.46 diff on hand. Both in excellent condition.

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Is it for sale outright?
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dang, i need a 3.15
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dang, i need a 3.15
Got a 3.46 to trade for my 3.15?
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Got a 3.46 to trade for my 3.15?
how about a 2.93?
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how about a 2.93?
Unfortunately that would just take my power curve in the wrong direction...
The 3.46 would help make up for lacking the horses...
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