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Old 12-04-2003, 07:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question bout engine swaps. I have a 92 325i auto, do i have to find a 97 4dr m3 engine to fit my car or will the regular 2 dr auto m3 engine work?also if i do happen to find the engine, what other components do i need to successfuly convert my 325 into a m3?(ie. suspension,radiator?)
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ok ive done it before...you need to get a motor, ecu, harness, and flywheel and clutch if you get an engine from an auto m3
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first, do not get a 97 motor. get a 95. it will be cheaper and OBD1, making the swap much easier and allowing for additional mods easier.

The engine will fit regardless of the body style.
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Thanks guys...when i hook it up yall will be the first to take a ride
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O one more thing! euro engine..will transplanting work if i somehow get the UK version of the 95 m3? more HP = happy m3
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Hey everyone jus some more info on Transplanting, go to this site it has good info becuz they basically built m3 from scratch! BMW M3 Build
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