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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 01-18-2004, 10:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have buy a nice bmw 325es 1986(2.7L) but i want to put the 2.5L engine for have more power. So i need to know if i can put a bmw 325i/is 1989 engine on a 1986 325es manual tansmission?!?
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P.s Did you have good web site to buy rebuilt egine?!?
And does its a good idea to put a cheap or my car or it will scrap my engine?
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Old 01-18-2004, 02:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What you need to do is get a 325i motor and put the head, intake manifold, and fuel injection system on your "e" block which would turn it into a 2.7 "i" motor. Do a search for the conversion cause it is a very popular thing to do to the "e" motors.
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Yes i have this possibility but for two reason i'm not sure i want to do it
1st : if this web site say true....it's not a god idea...
http://www.bmwe30.net/cgi-bin/datacgi/data...0129&Section=03
2st ..it will be very exensve for all the gasket....
so is for this reason that i whant to change all the engine.
I have now 3 possibility
1: "i" head on "e" block...big job
2: full "i" engine whif my transmisson if is possible or a new trasmission if is not ($$$)
3: I dont change my engine and just put a chips, intake and Headers....
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Oups sorry i does'nt have read what i wrote....
god=good
exensve = expensive
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...i'm french....
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