Remove the lower dashboard trim near the pedal assembly. Some people use E36 radiators but if you plan on using a mechanical fan, E30 radiator will give you more clearance. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. Note: The lower part of the image shows the rod and clips removed and enlarged so you can see them better. This will ensure smooth operation and reduce noise and wear. There are plenty of 2. Step 32 Inside the bell housing, remove the release arm and release bearing.
My only problem is how can i bypass the clutch switch to make the car think the clutch is engaged? Pack the blind hole behind the bearing with grease. The rod is secured at both ends by u-shaped clips; pry them off with a screwdriver. Do not get rid of the rubber drain on the passenger side of the firewall that drains the water from the wiper motor compartment or you will end up with water in your spark plug holes every time you wash the car. No need to get physical, the torque spec for the collar is only 10 Nm 7. You will also need to get the pickup tube with a gasket and the oil dipstick. Please join the Roadfly Facebook Group where members will be more than happy to answer your questions and provide help.
Speaking of clearance, it is very important to reinforce the transmission mounts or the first time you slam on your brakes the fan will distroy your radiator. Hit a few parking lot guard rails with it i. Step 7 Disconnect the backup light switch electrical connector arrow , located on the right side of the transmission, above the transmission fill plug. You can also look at various posts on e46fanatics for the details on this swap. An oil cooler is also a good idea if you are going to track the car, oil temps get to about 240+ degrees if you drive your car hard enough. This installation will cover the flywheel specifically, but it will mention several components along the way that would be conveniently serviced or replaced at once. The front of the bar is attached to the rear of the transmission housing by a push pin that locks in place with a snap clip.
There are quite a few maps that are different between smg and non smg. It will snap into place and you won't be able to remove it if it is installed correctly. Use one hand to guide the socket to the bolt head, then use both hands to turn the wrench for added leverage. Poring over the Bentley for a few hours will give you the answer. Check that the clutch switch is functioning properly by starting your vehicle and you are done. It is a good idea to reinforce the sub frame if you are using a 3.
The long hose under the intake manifold goes to the top inlet and the short hose that connects to the cylinder head goes to the bottom inlet. One trick of making it high compression is reusing the 2. I spliced one side of the switch into the output from fuse 9 brake lights and the other side runs to the reverse lights terminal, which is in the block up above the fuse panel. Be careful here, if you screw it up you will need to go out and get another booster, the shafts are not replaceable. Service Tip: You may need to place a second jack at the front of the engine pan and rock it back a few degrees on its mounts until the engine and trans are properly aligned. Made to the same or higher standards of quality as the genuine part, ensuring proper fan control and cooling.
The clutch switch and brake switch must be installed and wired appropriately to retain the function of a true manual transmission E46 M3. This swap also requires the installation of a clutch pedal, master cylinder, and slave cylinder into the car. Step 3 Disconnect and remove the exhaust. It is hanging from the chassis. Note how little clearance there is between the fan and the radiator, only about 7mm. You will need to make some 5 mm spacers for the engine mounts to raise the engine so the pipes clear the sub frame.
To make a 320I brake booster work in your E30 you will need to cut the shaft off to the same length as your original E30 booster, grind it down to the same thickness and thread it with a 10X1. Use the chart on page 2 to find the correct torque, based on bolt diameter and hardness. Those who use a 328 clutch can also use a flywheel out of an E46 323I or a 2. The pilot tool centers the disc on the flywheel, and will also hold it in place while you install the clutch pressure plate. Service Tip: Install the clutch pilot tool into the clutch disc before removing the bolts. A fan that barely spins at all is a sign of a failed fan clutch and should be replaced right away. When leaving a comment, please leave your vehicle information.
While definitely a more extensive job, clutch function and shift feel are dependent on incremental maintenance that can be done together. Mishimoto has confirmed fitment with stock radiators as well as their own Performance and X-Line aluminum radiators. Expect these to be tight. Service Tip: Do not over-tighten the pressure plate bolts. . After unplugging the connector, unfasten the wire from the clips and let the harness hang loosely over the transmission. This prevents the car from starting until you press the clutch pedal.