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jay
07-12-2001, 12:02 PM
Of course that one little gear has split in my 77 530i unit. So I checked the junkyards and I found 3 with the same problem. So here's my question. There's a 3 series unit that I can make fit. Is it geared differently or will it show the correct speed and distance? Thanks!

oldkid
07-13-2001, 07:58 AM
<i><br>No.<br>The gearing on the 3 series and 5 series were totally different, and the speedometer reflects that as well.<p>Of course that one little gear has split in my 77 530i unit. So I checked the junkyards and I found 3 with the same problem. So here's my question. There's a 3 series unit that I can make fit. Is it geared differently or will it show the correct speed and distance? Thanks!<p></i><br>


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