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Henry
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Prop shaft

Post by Henry » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:42 pm

Can anyone tell me the correct prop shaft joints for my 1999 b3. I only have the parts list for the b3s which seem to be the m3 ones. Don’t know if b3 is the same or 328i. Cheers in advance. I seem to have a small vibration over a certain speed.
B3 1999 (090)
E30 M3 1990
X5 4.6is
VW Mk4 R32

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Re: Prop shaft

Post by simon13 » Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:49 pm

B3S uses a 330D prop. Some 328i based 3.3 based cars use a large case diff and cradle aswell and the 330d prop. M3 prop has smaller splines on the join on the prop compared to the 330D one.

B3S uses a medium case diff
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Re: Prop shaft

Post by Henry » Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:28 pm

I read your answer and went back and rechecked the Alpina catalogue. You are of course absolutely correct, don’t know what the hell I was looking at. Must have been that soft drink that had blurred my eyes.
B3 1999 (090)
E30 M3 1990
X5 4.6is
VW Mk4 R32

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