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#1 (permalink) Old 09-03-2004, 04:42 PM
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Now I know i posted a similar question on the 3 series forum, but i think you crazy M guys could help me more. I am wondering if I can shoehorn an M5 engine into the M3 chassis? Much like the hartge coupe.
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Yes but its not cheap.

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Does anyone know about how much is not cheap.
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I am about two weeks from shoe horning a '98 7 series 4.4 liter V8 in my 635. Not cheap! But things like this never are! If you decide to do it GOOD LUCK!

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Bout how much is that gonna cost, thats the real question now. just wanted to know before i get screwed. LOL
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I asked a mechanic at the BMW dealership one time and I think I remember he saying it would be around 40-50K.

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Sounds a lil like dealership pricing..... though i wouldnt be too surprized if it was somewhere around that price. i do know a good 318-m3 e36 swap is about 3K. Though the engine pricing is much different, and i do know there are more computers in the e46 M3.
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