probably a noob question
I just picked up a 94 325 4dr 5speed quite cheap, the body has a golf ball size dent in the back door and the right front lower rocker is dented some. The interior is near perfect apart from a part of the headliner is falling in places.
The motor ran fine on the way home, leaks a small bit of oil but doesn't smoke or blow smoke out the exhaust, I went to the car wash and blasted the oil off the motor now it feels like it has a miss and vibrates some while sitting still. 2nd gear is also out, but was given another transmission to put in it.
Here's the noob question, will the M3 motor, trans, harness, and gauges be a direct bolt in? I may have a lead on a wrecked M3, with I believe the 3.2ltr, that still runs for a good price. This is my first 3 series, my other bmw's were all 7 series and were either sold or destroyed by a psychotic ex. Never much had to think about a swap in them so this will be kind of new to me. I've done a few swaps, mostly camaros and mustangs, so the labor is understood. Just never swapped a bmw motor so I figured I'd ask on here before buying into a major project that wouldn't work.
Thanks in advance for any feedback.