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Old 02-14-2013, 06:07 AM
pikosapikos pikosapikos is offline
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e21 1,8i engine swap..for a m43 1,8

i am a new owner of,..a bmw e21 1,8i automatic..
i buy the car..for o few euros...and i want to make it a track day car...
i have a lot of questions...about that car...but let's take it ,one by one
i would like to know....if someone has change ..the m10 engine...with a m43 1,8
i already have this engine in my garage...and i have a homemade compressor kit...for this at about 200hp...
so...i would like to know...if this is possible...how difficult would be...and what changes sould be make..
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Old 10-15-2013, 11:38 PM
daman daman is offline
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i have the same question .i have a 316 m10 carburator and i want to put a m43 .did anyone know what do i have to modify to the m43 engine?
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Old 12-23-2013, 07:31 PM
laguna30 laguna30 is offline
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I am getting ready for the same swap

Found this as a starting point
No "build" thread ever covers everything

Good luck

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