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Old 05-01-2005, 10:16 PM   #1
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Has anyone seen the Bimmer mag article about an E30 with a 95 M3 engine swap (M50)? OMG!
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Old 05-02-2005, 11:29 AM   #2
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actually, its S50, M50 is the 325i engine. and yes, ive seen E30's with those. ive seen E30's with:
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Old 05-02-2005, 12:57 PM   #3
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yeah i would love to have an e30 with an s50 motor... but will probably do it with my e36 instead...

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Old 05-02-2005, 07:13 PM   #4
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Put that motor in anything and it will fly....


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Old 05-02-2005, 09:55 PM   #5
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Yeah, whoops, I meant S50 What a car!
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Old 05-02-2005, 10:08 PM   #6
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check out the latest bimmer magazine there is an e30 sleeper with a n 95 M3 m50 engine its preety sweet
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Old 05-02-2005, 10:41 PM   #7
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check out the latest bimmer magazine there is an e30 sleeper with a n 95 M3 m50 engine its preety sweet
Yup, that's the topic of this thread engine = S50 FYI Welcome to the forums
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Old 05-04-2005, 04:41 PM   #8
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I'm in the process of buying an M50tu b25 DOHC Vanos motor right now. The swap will be done within the month.

If anyone needs an m20 motor and tranny let me know, cus I will have one laying around.
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Old 05-04-2005, 10:51 PM   #9
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sweet, good luckman.
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Old 05-05-2005, 01:18 AM   #10
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i wouldn't mind droping a 2000 325i motor in my e30 that would be hella tight would it fit thou???
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Old 05-08-2005, 09:11 PM   #11
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The E39 M5 (don't know the S #) motor in the E30 M3 with matching cluster was a HOT car.
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Old 04-05-2006, 12:52 AM   #12
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non-vanos is better for the engine swap
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Old 04-05-2006, 12:58 AM   #13
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check this page out you can get a kit to swap you engine to either m50,m52,s50,s52 and a software program that will walk you through it.
http://www.zionsvilleautosport.com/s...ategory_Code=E

maybe another usefull link stroke you m20 in to 3.0L comes with complete parts lists.
http://www.davelength.net/car/engine.html
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Agreed. Iv also heard that the non-vanos m50 is better for forced induction
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Old 04-05-2006, 01:25 AM   #15
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I almost bought my friends e30 with a shitty motor and was to swap an m50 into it.... seemed like too much work and I don't have time for shit in school.
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