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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 07-03-2013, 12:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Late model e30 3.5 swap in Cali.

Hello bummer world! I've got an m50 swapped 90 e30 and with as much fun as I'm having I'm seriously kicking around the 3.5 idea. There's the German forum that has info on it. Any one on here have any personal experience with this particular swap? It looks like a fun swap but only with a position 3 mounted motor. Concerns and suggestions are VERY welcome
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Not very common but it has been done. Biggest thing is the motor mounts will most likely require custom fab to sit properly. And you will need to reiforce the front subframe because of the added wieght.
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