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Old 06-21-2006, 09:16 PM   #1
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what i need to drop an m50 into my e30

okay boys im pretty close to getting this motor and i need to have a complete list of what i will need to do it in a weekend

so far i can get:
m50 motor
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complete harness
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new water pump
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what else do i need boys?

matimus, are you still up for helping me out on this swap?

thanks guys
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Old 06-21-2006, 10:35 PM   #2
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an engine hoist?
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Old 06-21-2006, 10:39 PM   #3
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some beer?
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Old 06-21-2006, 11:24 PM   #4
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lol aside from tools and refreshments

a flat of beer will be going to the man helping me, got that covered

i heard theres some issue with the oil pan though
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Old 06-21-2006, 11:58 PM   #5
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hows this for research haha, if anything is wrong let me know

http://www.theeurodepot.com/e30m50.html
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Old 06-22-2006, 01:01 AM   #6
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That's sounds like an awesome project man---make sure you keep us all updated with the progress
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Old 06-22-2006, 06:57 PM   #7
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no one has any info to give me?
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Old 06-23-2006, 06:43 PM   #8
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c'mon theres gotta be someone out there that has done the swap and has some info on parts or whatever

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im reading that site that you posted, and its seems to be quite definitive in its information.
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Old 06-23-2006, 09:22 PM   #10
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yeah but im not sure if thats all the info im going to need

id like to have a concrete list of parts that i need so i can start shopping

thanks guys
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Old 06-23-2006, 09:47 PM   #11
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whoa, heavy news boys

just found out that i can pick up a full m50 swap, tranny and all accessories, lots of fresh parts too

for 1500 canadian

matimus i need to know if your still able to help me out on this, asap

i need to know if i should pick this motor up

its got around 200k on it, might need the head rebuilt. slight setback but whatever

also he will deliever the whole package to me for this price of 1500can.
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didn't read through everything, but you didn't mention engine mounts.....

are you sure the engine will fit with the stck engine mounts?
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Old 06-24-2006, 01:37 PM   #13
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no no, that list above is what im getting as a package deal with the motor and tranny.

i need the e36 5 series oil pan
motor mounts
and one other thing
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Old 06-24-2006, 03:00 PM   #14
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ask over on e30tech, im sure they will know whats up, as many have done the same swap as you

www.e30tech.com
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e30 tech seems more geared towards turbo m20s and r3v doesnt give enough reaction
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