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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 01-02-2005, 09:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I wanted to know if I could swap out my 86' 325e motor with an is motor without running into to many problems. Like bolting it up to the trans.
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Fyi, its not an iS motor, its just an i, iS changes suspension and other things...just an FYI.
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it should bolt right up. the tranny is the same.
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You may want to grab a new LSD for the higher and narrower torque curve.
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true but it will work
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thanks alot for the fyi and everything else that helped alot.
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