Posted by Hans Krupp on November 11, 1998 at 13:45:56:
In Reply to: Re: E46 manual transmissions posted by jeff on November 11, 1998 at 13:42:34:
Jeff, I was just joking, "bongo" is a well known idiot on alt.autos.bmw and a bmw hater. Don't listen to him. Getrag is actually fitted on a European M3.
: Hi Hans --
: What specifically is different between the two transmissions (other than the slight gearing differences)?
: : Yes 323's transmission is considered to be inferior in Germany, it's not as smooth and is only used on the cheap cars.
: : : Sorry, I couldn't find the original message down below that was talking about the tranny differences.
: : : On alt.autos.bmw, bongo (any of you know him :-) posted this:
: : : > The 323's manual is made by Getrag.
: : : > The 328's manual is made by ZF, the finest transmission OEM in the world
: : : Any comments on this? Are they really different designs
: : : in addition to different makers?
: : : -- jeff