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Old 08-15-2011, 12:10 AM   #1
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Alright Fanatics, 325i clutch, throw out bearing, and flywheel work

realistically if I rushed while doing quality work with myself and a friend, and a high rise lift. How long do you think it would take to remove the transmission / drop it enough to install a new clutch new flywheel and throw out bearing, and get it all back in?


Time is money, as I will be renting a bay for 18 bucks an hour. Have you done it before, what were the conditions, complications, time frame? give me a good story so I can allocate the proper time and not break the bank. Thanks guys!!
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Old 08-17-2011, 03:19 PM   #2
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Old 08-17-2011, 07:11 PM   #3
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I have done an E46 clutch job on a mid rise scissors lift and just did a trans swap on jack stands a week and a half ago. Without any rusty exhaust issues, 6 to 10 hours is reasonable for the hack mechanic with a spare pair of hands. Rusty exhaust and subsequent broken cat/downpipe studs can add hours to the job.
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