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1985 318i M42 conversion

I'm sure there are posts on this, but I can't find them.



Okay, what all would I have to do to swap an M42 into my 1985 318i. I have a guy who is selling one cheap in my area with motor, ecu, and 5-speed. What all else will I NEED (driveshaft, etc)? I also have a rearend that is supposedly from a 325, it has an 8 bolt rear and 3.73s. Will this work without swapping driveshafts?
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get an m20 then super it, i have an m42 and i want more power even...but it is a peppy engine


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