made decision on 2.7. need more details.
I have an 89' 325i m20 with #1 piston gone. (not sure yet as to damage). I will be purchasing a 1984-87 BMW 325E 2.7 complete motor.
I will be using the bottom end of the E and the upper of the I.
1) Is there a direct fit piston that would be better than the E without any shaving etc? Or would it be better to just stay with the simple swap?
2) With the parts from both motors and being that i may have to purchase new pistons anyway (being i am not sure of the status of the I #1 at this time), what configuration could i get away with between the two motors for hp/trq. Keeping in mind i do not want to go down a road of adding a lot of mods to this project. trying to keep it simple with what i have.
For those that i have IM, thanks, i still would appreciate your replies.
I know parts of this have been addressed in other posts but i can't seem to get to my exact situation.
I appreciate any replies, rvaughnp