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Re: differentiel limited slip for 3.0CSI ? (archive)

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Posted by Bill R on July 29, 2000 at 17:19:13:

In Reply to: differentiel limited slip for 3.0CSI ? posted by Rousseau Francois on July 28, 2000 at 01:46:06:

Can you tell me the type (model/number) it needs for my 3.0 CSI and if E 28 or E 24 or 323i can be adjust?

You need what is commonly referred to as a side-loading differential. I believe the original gear ratio for your CSi was 3.25:1. These differentials were only available in E-3, E-9, E-12 or early E-24 (til '82) cars. I don't know which models had the 3.25 gearsets. You could try to get a factory rebuilt from BMW.

E-28 or later E-24 parts are different, as are either E-21 or E-30 323s.

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