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      05-15-2011, 12:29 AM   #1
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Transmission maker

The x3 is on the list of my wife's new car and just wanted to ask is the maker of the 28i or 35i transmission gm or aisin or zf
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      05-15-2011, 12:31 AM   #2
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I think it's zf if I remember correctly. Not sure though.
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      05-15-2011, 12:53 AM   #3
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Yeah the 8 speed is from ZF, it's BMW debut was in the 7 series back in 2009.
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      05-15-2011, 06:57 AM   #4
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The transmission is made by ZF. For more about it see:
http://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showth...c+transmission

If you want to know about the transmission ratios and the speeds available in each gear see:
http://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showth...ht=speed+gears
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      05-15-2011, 12:06 PM   #5
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So same as my 7 I think but I asked because my first bimmer a 325i with auto had a gm trAnny and broke at 87k
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      05-16-2011, 02:15 PM   #6
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AFAIK the 7 is still a 6 speed. F10 5 series has the 8 spd though.
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