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Old 12-21-2005, 12:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Does any one know if european cams are more aggressive for the e36 318is, i know they were more aggressiver in earlier bmws, but not sure if they are for the e36's
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Old 12-21-2005, 03:42 AM   #2 (permalink)
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thats a good question, id like to know as well. bump
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considering the 318is has forged pistons and cams they can take a hell of a beating. Upgrade your ignition coils and spark wires because thats where theres major power loss.

Theres not much you can do to a m42 engine other than convert it to a e30 m3 engine or a 6 cyl swap.
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You could use some other cams from Dr. Schrick, then you'll get the best cams your engine can get.. if your considering changing cams, I would do that
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what do you mean convert it to an e30 m3, do you mean boring it out, do the throttle bodies(manifold) fit on the m42???
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No.. he means a engine swap.

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how hard is it, does it drop right in, that would be awesome
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Not exactly...

If you semi-know what you are doing it'll probably take a whole weekend from opening the hood to having the engine on a stand. Theres a lot of things to consider like draining fluid and A/C discharge type stuff. Putting it back together is a whole other beast too.. plus you'll need to consider equipment. If you're doing it on your own you'll need a hoist, stand, hand tools, torque wrench, and various other things that could easily top $1000 just in tools if you are using your own stuff.
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Plus the fact that an E30 M3, if you can find one, is very expensive. I don't think they made many E30 M3's as opposed to the E36 M3. You would also need the appropriate ECU to go with it and probably a different clutch set-up.
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