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      06-09-2009, 02:04 PM   #2
tom @ eas
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Drives: BMW
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Anaheim, CA

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13. Heat shielding is to be removed next to access driveline assembly

14. Start by removing all small screws that hold on shielding

Image of Guibo and bottomside of stock shifter assembly

15. Remove transmission carrier assembly and driveline mount, transmission will drop slightly downward to allow additional clearance to shifter assembly

16. Remove retaining clips on selector rod (1 on each side) and shifter assembly (total of 2) with a using a pick tool.

17. Preparing for driveshaft removal (optional, but allows additional clearance)

Driveshaft mark for proper alignment when reinstalling

18. Free pin bushing from undercarriage using a small screwdriver to work the bushing out of place, being careful not to bend the metal around it.

19. Remove shifter from vehicle.

20. Transfer robber from stock shifter to new RE shifter

That's it. Reinstall your new RE shifter using the following steps in reverse.