Originally Posted by iamcreepingdeath
Is it easier to pull the engine with the tranny attached, and swap the tranny to the new engine while it is out, or leave the tranny in the car to pull the engine?
Pull the engine with the tranny attached. Everyone that I know here with an E30 does it that way. Even the 3.5L guys do it like that. Mainly because of the bolts that Cels spoke about and it's easier to swap the trannys from the outside.