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Old 09-01-2007, 10:35 AM
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Originally Posted by E36 Phantom View Post
Money sink. With fluid in the cylinder, that thing blew good. I'd be reluctant to even try to repair that engine, and just swap in a new one. So price a new S50 motor plus labor, and it to the cost. Also, keep in mind that its just a 318i so it won't have the performance of a real M3.
Some uprgrades beside the motor and I'm looking at it from a DIY tech standpoint. A new HG and some time would be a small price. I could easily spend $2K buying a solid S50 longblock
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