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Old 01-19-2009, 08:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello From Sydney Australia!

Hi All,

Glad to be here. I'm a 25 year old from Sydney. About 8 or 9 months ago i bought my first Bimmer.

It's a 1985 323i, and i LOVE it. Have aftermarket Zender 15" Rims (which i am considering selling, if anyone is interested, let me know!) and a lowered suspension pack.

The Car handles like a dream, and with some slight exhaust mods goes hard now!

While i have your attention (i hope i do), im looking for potential engine conversions / turbo kits to get the power up around 200-220 kW.

Anyone know a reasonably priced option? For a turbo kit with front mount intercooler inc all fabrication, the turbo, the intercooler and the labor i was quoted around 5-7k.

Any advice is MASSIVELY appreciated. i love this car, and want it to become a real weapon!

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Thanks Witeshark!

Any ideas about my power queries? Im thinking maybe a s50b32 conversion, but has to be set up for RHD, and im a bit scared about labor costs because i definitely cant do this myself!
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I would take the time to research it completely. It's no small job.
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Welcome to the Werkz from one new member to another new member. The S50B32 is not an easy conversion. A lot of stuff has to be moved around and sometimes space becomes very tight. If you can find someone who has done it before it might make it a bit easier.
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yeah it seems as though it might be a bit too complicated, and the power output would probably end up being more than i need (is that possible!)

What mods would other forumheads suggest to get power up around the 200-220kW mark?
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