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#1 (permalink) Old 02-05-2005, 03:47 PM
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i am soon to be picking up a 93 M50 engine and i'm currently looking for aftermarket internals. i need rods, pistons, valves basically. i plan on using M3 cams, and a set of springs and retainers from Turner Motorsports. so where can i find the rods, pistons, and valves? also, should i stick with OEM headgasket? the engine will be built for turbo later on down the road. ARP headbolts or something similar will be needed. i know i'm forgetting stuff, and i want to do this right. anyone have any links or information to give me? thanks.

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VAC motorsports have race m50 engines. Maybe you could ask them for parts. Not sure though.

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1992 non vanos M50's are better for turbos.
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1992 non vanos M50's are better for turbos.
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yes, that was my original thought. however, i'm having trouble finding aftermarket support for the 92 non-vanos engine. i'm having trouble finding any internal parts for either engine tho. i also have a 93 engine at my disposal for very cheap. i could possibly have a 92, although i'm not entirely sure. i plan on doing the build-up, then the swap to minimize downtime. and so far, you guys havent been much help.

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