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canada karl
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Similarity....77 530i Auto transmission and .....

Post by canada karl » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:22 am

one from an 85 735i. Anyone know if the 77 would bolt up to the 735i?
1976 530i. BMW 59 Triumph TR3A(rolling resto). 67 Triumph TR4A(salvageable). 86 900S Winter car

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Re: Similarity....77 530i Auto transmission and .....

Post by Mike W. » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:39 am

Two different trannys, although related. 3HP22 and 4HP22, the first number being the number of speeds.

It would bolt up to the engine, but the car wouldn't run because it would be missing the flywheel sensors and the early bellhousing isn't machined or even cast for them, and the driveshaft would be several inches too short. There's more, but that's for starters.
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1980 528i, 3.5 euro, 5 speed conversion
1981 528i, 3.6, Recaros and more. Project
1998 328is, quick and efficient, but not satisfying
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