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Has anyone ever done or seen a V8 in an E36? Any link to it would be appreciated.

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The Alpina B8 (E36) has a V8.

So all accesories for installing a V8 (M60) in an E36 should be available at the dealer.
Probably not the cheapest way though.

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while on topic...

VAC motorsports sells an S62 (V8). What car did that originally come in?

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I wanted to do that once I found it is mroe economical to do a euro m3 swap and turbo,

are u serious about the dealer caring v8 parts for an e36? that would be tight



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VAC motorsports sells an S62 (V8). What car did that originally come in?
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I wanted to do that once I found it is mroe economical to do a euro m3 swap and turbo,

are u serious about the dealer caring v8 parts for an e36? that would be tight
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They should, I've lost my ETK disc so I can't check part numbers, Alpina parts are available over counter.

I know the dealer sells motormounts etc to fit the M30 in E30's because of the Alpina B6 3.5. The M30 never came in regular E30's.

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I know a person who's putting the S62 in his E36 coupe


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There is a kit out there to put a LS1 into an E36.
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I wanted to do that once I found it is mroe economical to do a euro m3 swap and turbo,

are u serious about the dealer caring v8 parts for an e36? that would be tight
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And how do I go about aquiring one of those?

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LS1 in an E36? While and LS1 by itself is a cool engine, that is outright blasphemy. By the german car, use the german parts. I want my engine built by Gunter, not David. Just my two cents...

S62 in an E36? I wanna see... Harrass this person you know for pictures.

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There is also talk about putting in the twin turbo Supra engine in an E36. I agree I would never do it, but I would like to see it and ride in it.

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There is also talk about putting in the twin turbo Supra engine in an E36. I agree I would never do it, but I would like to see it and ride in it.
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I've seen pitures of it. Also of an SR20DET in a 318i.
Wouldn't drive either, don't like turbo engines.

But I'd rock an E30 with an LSx engine

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Edge motorsport a company out here has one in an E36 last time we were there. Every time i look at my moms Lt4 vette engine and my car i daydream.... http://www.edgemotorworks.com/comp73891/?p...ts-BMW-12.html&

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the euro m3 motors came be found at bimmerworld.com

I like the v8 swap idea still but could u still supercharge it even after u put it in tthere or is there no room?



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