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Old 06-14-2006, 05:34 PM   #1
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the only motors i have found to swap in are from the states and it would cost me about 550 us to ship it up here, and thats with an auto tranny

so im looking for a motor, bare minimum of an e30 'i' motor m20b25 i think the code is.

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Old 06-14-2006, 05:39 PM   #2
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good luck with ure search! what happened to your previous M20?
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Old 06-14-2006, 05:54 PM   #3
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oh its still in the car, its got some bad compression numbers and cyl 5 is way too low, i dont drive the car daily so its just sitting waiting for a motor.
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Old 06-14-2006, 06:29 PM   #4
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check out the classifieds on maxbimmer.com, most of the guys are in ontario and iv seen quite a few engine like m50's and m20's on that site for sale
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Old 06-14-2006, 07:11 PM   #5
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what would you guys pay for an m50?

where can i find specs on all these motors?
thanks for the quick replys guys
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Old 06-14-2006, 07:26 PM   #6
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Old 06-14-2006, 07:28 PM   #7
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Old 06-14-2006, 08:21 PM   #8
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its the m50 for sale on e30tech.com

its out of a 325 though, not a 5 series so i cant find specs
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Old 06-14-2006, 08:25 PM   #9
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^they should be the same specs, same engine.
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Old 06-14-2006, 10:16 PM   #10
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is it 150 hp or 192 hp?

edit: woo oilers!
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Old 06-15-2006, 06:38 AM   #11
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the 2.0 liter was 150hp, the 2.5 was 189. i dont know about canada, but the 2.0 wasnt sold in the states.

the M52 was 190hp, but u said it was an M50, right?
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Old 06-15-2006, 08:09 AM   #12
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yeah its a us motor though,

its this one

http://www.e30tech.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=25683
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Old 06-15-2006, 09:01 AM   #13
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The m50 is the same motor in the 5 series and the 3 sereis, but only if the 5er is a 92 + 525i
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Old 06-15-2006, 01:13 PM   #14
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lol its a 1994 motor, so i dont know what the numbers are on it
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Old 06-15-2006, 05:35 PM   #15
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the lowest he will go is 1300 us shipped

which is like 1450 canadian

do you guys think its worth it?
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