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5 speed stronger??? (archive)

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Posted by gearhead on February 01, 2001 at 14:44:06:

In Reply to: The best BMW will do is a remanufactured 5-sp..... posted by Pierre on February 01, 2001 at 14:28:22:


The 5-speed is a stronger gearbox anyway.


So BMW put a weaker gearbox in the euro car that has 80 more horsepower?
Doubt it!
I believe the 6 speed has the same 1-5 ratios as the 5 speed, just an added gear, overdrive 6th.
I could be wrong...(but don't think so)


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