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Old 07-13-2005, 10:30 PM   #16
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97 Ti to M3 motor swap in progress. Awaiting wiring harnes and other things to finish it up.
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Old 07-13-2005, 10:43 PM   #17
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nice dude, i know a good shop down in san diego that you can get whatever you need from. I'm working on some credit issues right now (got my anual credit report, seems that someone has had a credit card in my name for about a year now, luckly they haven't bought anything illegal/always paid their bill) so i have to iron that out, but this week i was going to get a 1997 3.2L engine/5spd tranny/ecu/harnes/instrument cluster/shift assembly/clutch assembly/and maybe m3 calipers and rotors, but this thing came up with the credit, so i'm trying to get it all figured out b4 i leap into this build. if you don't mind me asking where'd you get the engine/what price/how many miles??
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Old 07-13-2005, 10:50 PM   #18
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http://www.bmrparts.com/ <-- for the engine.

I had it pulled with just under 50K miles. Its from a 97' so it should mate right up. What shop in San Diego are you talking about? Most place that I've looked into to doing the swap are in LA area. Thanks.
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Old 07-13-2005, 11:57 PM   #19
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the dude that's doign the swapp is at a place called "The M Shop" it's up in northern LA, he's done 2 other 318ti swaps and his car is actually the 318TI-M3 OBD-II conversion. He's doing the labor for 2G's wich i thought was great, + that includes warranty. (and he's got to deal with converting mine to the 5 speed.
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Old 07-22-2005, 06:45 AM   #20
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'95 Ti w/ '96 Vortech 5.7L, headers, 2 1/2" duals, Vodoo cam, A/T trans w/ manual valve body, 535is diff w/ extra plates to get 80% lock, B&M Hammer shifter, chromemolly cage, seam welded, 4" ride height. I have been a little busy the last few months but should be running again soon.
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97 cosmos black Ti with S50 motor swap
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Old 07-25-2005, 11:00 AM   #23
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i am dreaming of an m3 powered ti.....
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Smile DRop a M3 motor in 98 318ti?

Has anyone does this?
Average Estimate?
Anyone from No. Cali?
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Old 08-31-2005, 04:59 PM   #25
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Quote:
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Has anyone does this?
Average Estimate?
Anyone from No. Cali?
Come one guys read the topic. This is for everyone's interest.
If you dont already have the swap please dont post in here. This way we know exactly who to ask when we have questions concerning swaps?
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my swap is finally done. 3.2 obd2
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Old 09-14-2005, 07:25 PM   #27
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Congrats! Got all the bugs worked out then?
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Old 09-15-2005, 12:36 AM   #28
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all except some fuel vacuum sensor or something.


oh, and I can't put my car in reverse now. what great luck
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Damn! You must have done something pretty bad in a former lifetime to have that karma. Still hope you work it out. Funny how some swaps go w/o a hitch and others drag on. Any thoughts as to why this has happened or what went wrong so others can benefit?
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My swao was done without any major problems. evething was a direct bolton..
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