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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 06-19-2013, 12:56 AM
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M62 into an e36

I'm about to buy a M62 (non vanos)(1997) running motor with tranny from a friend for $200, I was originally going to do the windsor 302 mustang swap but I'm being offered a good price so I might as well jump on this and keep the e36 bavarian powered. I've been searching up a lot and have not found too much info, does anyone know if they sell a mount kit or a swap kit for the M62 4.4 liter from a 97 540i? I know I may need to fabricate some custom parts.
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Old 06-19-2013, 06:33 AM
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There is a thread on the first page of this forum with a guy ask about an e36 with a m62 in it, so it possible. http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=703484
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Uh, you're going to have to do a LOT of custom fabrication and wiring... I think swapping an M62 into an E36 is one of the biggest losing propositions one could come up with. They aren't easy to swap in, they don't make big power when stock, and they are hard to get more power out of when modifying.
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