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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 08-22-2010, 12:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i have an 84 318i with new bilstein sport shocks and H&R sport springs. what do you suppose would happen if i swapped an m20 into the 318i? would the suspension be alright? I also want to swap over the rear from the 325i so i get the disc brakes, will my shocks and springs fit into the 325i rear end or is there a way to just put the disc brakes onto the existing rear end in the 318i?
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that suspension set up should be fine with the larger motor. As for the rear end I am not sure if it will fit. My first thought would be that it would since it is the same chassis code.
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