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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 01-04-2005, 09:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Posting just for posting's sake now. LOL. I have a friend who dropped a 7 series turbo onto his 535. It was just stupid fast. I assume this could also be done on a 3. Anyone done it? what about superchargers?
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Old 01-04-2005, 09:17 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i think you mean he put in an aftermarket turbo kit that was MEANT for a 7 series, because if he says it was a turbo FROM a 7 series, then he is just lying. im not too sure if there are even turbo kits for the 7s, it depends on which engine, but it would have to be custom made... a turbo charged V12, hmmm
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Old 01-04-2005, 10:27 AM   #3 (permalink)
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ok, I just talked to him. BMW made a turbo 745i from 1982-1985, sold in europe only.
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Old 01-04-2005, 01:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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damn that's pretty trippy but imgina a turbocharged v-12 one can dream can't he
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Posting just for posting's sake now. LOL. I have a friend who dropped a 7 series turbo onto his 535. It was just stupid fast. I assume this could also be done on a 3. Anyone done it? what about superchargers?
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www.lowendesign.com makes a supercharger for e30's i also theres http://www.turbochargingdynamics.com reall nice turbo kits there
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It wasn't the 760 that got a turbo, it was the 745 V8.
It's safer to get an E30-specific turbo kit regardless.
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he was right, it was a factory turbo out of a european 745i, which has a turbo 3.5. but the 745 came with a low compression turbo head. i dont know if he put that on though
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he was right, it was a factory turbo out of a european 745i, which has a turbo 3.5. but the 745 came with a low compression turbo head. i dont know if he put that on though
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I'b be so careful with that since the factory engine was not built for the loads and compression of forced induction, plus the fuel input should be changed. But I'd hesitate to use is with stock bearings
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Dual E60 M5 Engines with Quad turbo on each engine, pwn.
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