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Hello,

I have a 1992 E34 M5. As I've learned these came with a 5-speed manual transmission except for the 1995 model. My car has the 6 speed gearbox from the 1995.

Does anyone know if the clutch will still fit? If I order a clutch for my 1992 (originally 5-speed), will it still fit even though my car has the 6-speed gearbox?

I'm looking to buy this one (D=240mm):


Sorry the language is Danish/Norwegian but I am from Norway.
 

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You might want to look on realoem. I checked and it does look like that works for your car... But always better to search with your VIN.
 

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Hello,

Thanks for your reply.

I did search with VIN but the 6-speed transmission is not standard in the 1992-model. So my car has the gearbox from and 1995 put into a 1992 car. That's what makes it a bit tricky.
 

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Yes, I understand. The search I did was manually entering for 6 speed 95 model. It showed the 240mm clutch with a matching part number that was in the equivalent part number list for the clutch you linked. If it also the same for your base model you should be good to go.
 

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Hello again,

I actually have some new information that I learned today which might complicate things. I learned today that one of the previous owners installed this flywheel to the car, and I got this info directly from him:


The problem is that this flywheel is only compatible with the 3,6L engine according to Koed. How the previous owner managed to install this I am not sure. However, Koed says that the clutch I'm thinking of will not fit due to this, according to their papers. I'm not sure how easily I can get in contact with the previous owner. He might not be that responsive.

Also the standard flywheel seems to be a double-mass one and it's very expensive! I can't afford spending 1400 EUR in addition to a new clutch at the moment. Also I'm not keen on a double-mass flywheel because these are more likely to break from what I've read.

Any advice will be appreciated!
 

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3.6 cars came with a single mass flywheel and 3.8 car had the dual mass. However the the single mass can be interchanged with the dual mass with the use of shorter bolts and a 3.6 clutch/pressure plate, likely that is what the previous owner used when converting. Im not sure about the compatibility with a 6spd, but you may be able to just use a 3.6 clutch kit.
 

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3.6 cars came with a single mass flywheel and 3.8 car had the dual mass. However the the single mass can be interchanged with the dual mass with the use of shorter bolts and a 3.6 clutch/pressure plate, likely that is what the previous owner used when converting. Im not sure about the compatibility with a 6spd, but you may be able to just use a 3.6 clutch kit.
Yeah, it seems like a clutch kit for the 3,6L is what I need. Fingers crossed :)
 
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