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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 04-17-2005, 07:50 AM
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Converting Touring to M3 spec?

The end aim of this is to chuck an M3EVO engine and associated gear into an E36 touring.

Based on:
www.fabdirect.com/index3.htm

There's a choice of a complete kit which includes suspension, or one without suspension and diff, or just the engine. My questions are:

1: Does the touring handle like a big bag of frogs compared to the other models?

2: Is the M3 suspension interchangeable with that of a touring? I assume the front is the same but is the rear different? Bearing in mind that springs/dampers etc will probably be replaced with non OEM stuff.

3: I would assume the engine and box etc are a farily straight swap? Someone tell me i'm wrong...go on....

4: Would the engine run with the standard gearbox and diff without ripping it to bits (or at all)?

As a final thing, anyone know of a garage in the UK mad enough to do the work for me as i find using a dipstick a challenging experience?
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