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      03-02-2013, 06:58 PM   #1
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Can you swap the dual-clutch tranny from the iS into an '07 335i?

I have a friend who has come into possession of a wrecked '12 335is. He's trying to part it out and offered to sell me the dual-clutch transmission in it to swap into my '07 335i. He claims it's basically a simple swap, plug-and-play. I'm not so sure it's quite that easy.

So, my question is can this be done?
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      03-02-2013, 07:01 PM   #2
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I have a friend who has come into possession of a wrecked '12 335is. He's trying to part it out and offered to sell me the dual-clutch transmission in it to swap into my '07 335i. He claims it's basically a simple swap, plug-and-play. I'm not so sure it's quite that easy.

So, my question is can this be done?
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      03-02-2013, 08:09 PM   #3
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It might be a plug-and-play direct swap, but it will still be a ton of work to actually perform said swap.
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Even if it fits physically, you had better know somebody who's a master at coding, doing software updates, and/or swapping out components. Maybe if you had an '12 E92, but an '07?
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      03-02-2013, 08:59 PM   #5
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Even if it fits physically, you had better know somebody who's a master at coding, doing software updates, and/or swapping out components. Maybe if you had an '12 E92, but an '07?
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i doubt if it will work.
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      03-02-2013, 09:11 PM   #6
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wouldn't it be cheaper and easier to just trade in for 335is vs swap/maintaince/headache of a swap??
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      03-03-2013, 07:32 AM   #7
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The op didn't indicate if he has a 6 man or auto
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