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Does anyone know what is involved in Turbocharging an M50. I have an E30 and last winter I did an engine swap but now I want more power... its an addiction. What would be better... Turbo, or supercharger?
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i think turbocharging will produce more power but reduce reliability.
Why not the S50 swap?
 

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Its at the bodyshop right now, but they still havn't started work on it... I probably wont have it back until the end of the month :mad: Every bodyshop in the city is backed up with insurance claims, we had a huge hail storm not too long ago. I would have done the S50 swap... I just couldn't find one for a decent price so i settled for the M50. Still, much better then the M20
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I've done a little googling and found a thread on BIMMERFORMS.COM They are claiming 550Rwhp out on the M50 with a gt30r turbo and VAC headgasket... Although I love these numbers theres no way my stock driveline will hold that power. Does this mean E36 tranny and M3 rear end? Anyone know what other mods are involved?
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Link to thread? :dunno: 500 RWhp is a big claim and I would like to see a dyno and time slip to back that up. I bet if you had ///M3 driveline you would be pullin your tranny once a month to replace your input shaft.
 
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