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      02-21-2007, 08:13 AM   #89
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Best of luck Finnvette, Im glad SOMEONE on this forum took the torch from me and ran with it.

A dyno would be nice, but i think you are going to know the success as soon as you drive around the block.
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Hmmm...

I made a quick comparison in realOEM.com and it looks to me that 325i and 330i are sharing the same tranny. However the torque converter seems to be different, probably because 325i and 330i have different gear ratios in their differentials ?

Here's two links to realOEM.com

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http://************/27lutf

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http://************/yph8j2

Please see also JD's post #33 in this thread.
Well this is causing a quandry. Maybe just maybe, the transmission in the 325 is made in France for cost reasons, but it's still the ZF model? I almost swear on my grandmothers grave the window stick of the 325 E90 says country of origin for the A/T is France.
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      02-21-2007, 05:55 PM   #91
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If all goes well, this will be one of the most significant mods. Aside from a few peripheral items, e.g., brakes, exhaust valve, cosmetic parts, this practically would convert a 325i into a 330i.
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did he get his ecu back?
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No ECU, no tracking #, no message. Called James, left message but did not hear back...
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ahhhhhhh WTF
wats up with these creative ppl....
omfg, theyve had ur ECU forever huh?
wat the hell, someone in socal should go to their place and retreive finnvettes ECU and send it here asap
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Folks,

No ECU, no tracking #, no message. Called James, left message but did not hear back...
I hate to sound negative, but I saw these guys at AutoCrave, and didn't feel like introducing myself, because of this type of nonsense.
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i think its sad and shows the lack a service from these people that we all in one way or another expected this to happen
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Folks,

No ECU, no tracking #, no message. Called James, left message but did not hear back...
Sooooooo shady.
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Folks,

No ECU, no tracking #, no message. Called James, left message but did not hear back...
FinnVette, I not sure these guys location to you, but if you could, I would jump in to one of your working cars and go down there and get it back! Surely there must be another company that can help you a get it back to you within a week!
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FinnVette, I not sure these guys location to you, but if you could, I would jump in to one of your working cars and go down there and get it back! Surely there must be another company that can help you a get it back to you within a week!
Wow, that would be a nice road trip! Worth of two days of driving.

Btw, do you have U.S. spec 3.0L engines in Australia ?
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Another day goes by.

No ECU, no tracking #, no message.
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ahhhh man this suck
y cant someone in socal go and get it for u finn? then ship it to ya
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I just wrote them an email where I gave them 1 more day to come up with a solid plan how / when I'm going to get my ECU back. If I don't hear anything back or their explanation is no good, I will just order a new ECU from JD and RAISE THE HELL!
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unfortunately i dont think emails do anything with these people, do they not answer your phone calls?
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Wow, that would be a nice road trip! Worth of two days of driving.

Btw, do you have U.S. spec 3.0L engines in Australia ?
Hey, it still might be quicker than waiting for it to come to you!

Re: Oz Engines: This is one area Im not sure about in Oz spec cars, my engine has a N52B25AF plate....not sure if this is the same as you guys. I dont think it is though?
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wow

i hope u get ur ecu back and being a fellow 325xi owner, i am hoping to do this mod in the future. hope all goes well
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Hey, it still might be quicker than waiting for it to come to you!

Re: Oz Engines: This is one area Im not sure about in Oz spec cars, my engine has a N52B25AF plate....not sure if this is the same as you guys. I dont think it is though?
Yep - we are Euro spec 2.5L in OZ, anyway I wounder if this mod will still work for us?!! l
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unfortunately i dont think emails do anything with these people, do they not answer your phone calls?
Sometime they do. They will pick up my number and promise to call back, but that seldom happens. However they did call me on Monday and promised that I will get the ECU back on Wednesday, which was two days a go. :mad:

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