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Gearbox rebuild

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Hello hello!

 

To my surprise there's no separate parts for the gearbox available from bmw.

I want to rebuild my gearbox and make a diy from it for other people. 

So i am looking for information parts numbers for bearings gaskets  etc And wat the tolerances are and what size shims etc etc.  

 

Hopefully you lot can help me out with this much appreciated.

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Hey Buddy,  try looking at the Ford for their SVT Focus  mt285 getrag tranny instead of BMW. it will be easier for you since you are in the other side on the pond. I use to source out the syncros from a friend in italy and a few years ago I use to get the parts from a local dealer call Cobra transmissions when I rebuilt a few trannys but he told me that they stopped keeping some bearings and they can't no longer keep the Getrag bearing in stock so some of the bearings had to be sourced from other manufactures.. so check out Ford Dealer for their SVT focus Getrag

 

I found a few bearings and some used syncros on ebay..for example here are some links

https://www.ebay.com/i/112785057944?chn=ps

https://www.ebay.com/p/2005-2008-Mini-Cooper-S-Getrag-285-Mt285-Focus-SVT-Shift-Selector/12009379293?iid=232519017627

but for me now I do not waste my time rebuilding trannys anymore. it's easier to just get a used low mileage Getrag 6sp for about $500 and call it a day.

 

 

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2 hours ago, mightymini said:

Hey Buddy,  try looking at the Ford for their SVT Focus  mt285 getrag tranny instead of BMW. it will be easier for you since you are in the other side on the pond. I use to source out the syncros from a friend in italy and a few years ago I use to get the parts from a local dealer call Cobra transmissions when I rebuilt a few trannys but he told me that they stopped keeping some bearings and they can't no longer keep the Getrag bearing in stock so some of the bearings had to be sourced from other manufactures.. so check out Ford Dealer for their SVT focus Getrag

 

I found a few bearings and some used syncros on ebay..for example here are some links

https://www.ebay.com/i/112785057944?chn=ps

https://www.ebay.com/p/2005-2008-Mini-Cooper-S-Getrag-285-Mt285-Focus-SVT-Shift-Selector/12009379293?iid=232519017627

but for me now I do not waste my time rebuilding trannys anymore. it's easier to just get a used low mileage Getrag 6sp for about $500 and call it a day.

 

 

cheers mate!  Still makes me laugh when you say tranny !!

Will ask ford dealer if thy sell parts for the gearbox.

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