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does it mate to an m10?....the euro dogleg 5 spd from 323?


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motor and the bolt pattern is different...

Same reason you have to use an E30 5 speed if you put an M20 into a 2002.

Nice thought, though.

mike

Mike...

thnx...

I did some qwik searches as well...make sense?..here ya go:

245/10 c/r is for m10

245/11 c/r is for m20..

and of course 245/5 is the more popular 5 spd od used in w/ our m10s.

(oh btw..one never knows... as we use a getrag 260 from an m20 mated to an s50 engine that normally uses a zf!..in an e30 swapped car.)

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As others say m20 box has different bellhousing bolt pattern to m10.

I have heard that m20 dogleg boxes have been mated with front part of m10 box. Which one, I don't know. Anyway that's because m10 dogleg boxes are more desired and rarer. This requires a gearbox specialist and some machining but it's possible as far as I now.

Tommy

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this may be the way to make it work w/ an m10......not my idea, but someone that says he knows.

"I've been told that you can remove the front case/bellhousing part and replace it with a 245/5 OD case/bell housing giving you a 245/10 CR tranny that fits behind the M10. Always someone looking for one of those. "

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Bill- are you sure the 323 trans didn't have a removable housing?

There IS a combination that works... Terry Forland has been

doing it for the local vintage guys, but I forget what he's using now.

t

I only know for sure about the overdrive 5 speeds, not close-ratio trans.

I have a E21 323 OD 5 speed and it does NOT have a removable bell housing.

I've heard that you can buy the front case for an M20 5 speed and swap it to an M10 5 speed.

One other obscure possibility is that you could get a 1982 E28 528e bell housing and use that with an E30 M3 Getrag 265 close ratio box. Of course this requires transmission tunnel surgery, etc. .......

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Yes- it can be done. I just had this done by Dave at aardvark and it involved removing the bell housing and replacing it with a housing from an overdrive unit. Some simple machining is required and then there is the while your in there factor if the thing has some miles on it. Call Dave.

Pete

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