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Old 10-12-2005, 04:24 PM   #1
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swapping trans and or motor for 330ci

i am looking to change the transmission in my 330ci, what problems am i going to undergo by doing this. Its an automatic but i am either going to swap a whole new motor with trans or just the trans. If anyone knows anything about this please respond.
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Old 10-13-2005, 04:18 PM   #2
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i am looking to change the transmission in my 330ci, what problems am i going to undergo by doing this. Its an automatic but i am either going to swap a whole new motor with trans or just the trans. If anyone knows anything about this please respond.
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Old 10-21-2005, 02:49 PM   #3
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You are going to have to deal with the steptronic light being on because it is actively searching for the steptronic tranny. I think you will also need to readapt the ECU so that it thinks it is a manual. If you don't have many mods on the car, just sell it and pick up a manual. Less headache.
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