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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 09-15-2008, 09:30 PM
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will a M50 to E30 swap work with 4.10 LSD?

I've got a 4.10 in my car now. Does it make sense to put a M50B25 in?
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Old 09-15-2008, 09:32 PM
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Sure it'll work, but I believe it'll rev higher at higher speeds.
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Old 09-17-2008, 02:16 PM
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ive been told it wont.. best bet is 3.73 diff..

ill be going with the 3.73 lsd for my swap...
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Old 09-19-2008, 05:49 PM
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