There are a number of things that can be wrong with an engine. In 1995, its capacity was increased to 3. The vehicle's head was removed, and completely serviced. New valve stem seals were also installed. In 1993 the versions added variable valve timing , which increased torque peak power was unchanged. The plastic becomes brittle with time and breaks under pressure and heat. Please join the Roadfly Facebook Group where members will be more than happy to answer your questions and provide help.
I don't know what to do. The 1992 M3 introduced the 3. Archived from on 16 February 2015. In 1993, the 325tds model was released, which added an intercooler to the M51. In 1994, the 318tds model was introduced, powered by the four-cylinder turbocharged and intercooled engine.
The is powered by the or straight-six engine depending on country. So when it is all said and done, would you be better off just selling your car and buying an M3? Fast cars are fun, but in this country they are really hard to enjoy fully. This means that the ability to write new posts and access various member features will go away. Every one of these deals I've seen or heard of has resulted in some minor snafu causing some sort of headache that costs extra. Value of a car depends on demand, and when you narrow the market for your car like this, you'll have a hard time selling it and get little for it.
The E36 production was launched in October 1990, with press release in November and market launch in early 1991. Sell the 328 and buy an M3, it will cost about the same, be less messy and you'll be happier in the long run. This was done in order to save space due to the truncated rear end of the hatchback. The vehicle in question arrived with a coolant leak, which resulted in an overheating episode, from what turned out to be a ruptured coolant expansion tank. The tank was replaced and the vehicle tested, but unfortunately the head gasket had been damaged by the over heating episode. You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Between 1995 and 1999, the Thai market lineup included an exclusive 2.
Hi Mauricio, You didn't say what you were going to do with the car? The 318is had an Mtech bumper, skirt, 16-inch alloy wheels, a rear spoiler, and a sportier interior. Mauricio Linero 813 810 4244 You never know where the engine has come out of. And after all that, how much is this car worth? Following the introduction of its successor, the in 1998, the E36 began to be phased out. Actually, I'd budget a whole lot more, as I'd be changing out a lot of parts during the swap 02 sensor, spark plugs, wires, etc. For the life of me, I cannot understand why some folks get so attached to one particular car to the point where they will spend thousands on upgrades rather than just sell the car and buy what they really want.
The multi-link rear suspension was also a significant upgrade compared with previous generations of 3 Series. A vehicle of this age has used engines available, but most of them are high mileage and with an unknown history. It might be chewing through oil, the engine might have been in an accident and came to a halt at high revs, engine may not have been properly maintained or warmed up. Archived from on 26 October 2012. That or just enjoy a 328 for what it is and enjoy the lower insurance rates. Cheers Tom When you get done with the engine swap, you have a hairy engine in a stock 328. So the value of the car will remain neutral or actually drop.
The process to remove and service the head involves removing the intake and exhaust manifolds, camshafts, hydraulic lifters, valves and valve stem seals. My 328i engine has 58K miles, and the M3 has 90K. How much do you think I could sell my 1998 328i 58K mile engine complete ready to install???? The E36 M3 was released in 1992 and was available in coupé, sedan and convertible body styles. People will pay good money for an M car, but a 328 with an M motor in it is not worth nearly as much. While the head was off the car it was checked to verify it was not warped from overheating, resurfaced, and completely cleaned.
The E36 was the first 3 Series to be offered in a hatchback body style. After working the numbers, it became apparent that it would be a little cheaper to service the existing engine. While this is the smallest of the available engines, this also makes it the most similar to the classic E30 chassis race cars of the previous generation, and the engine itself still a nice piece. If you are going to track it you would want to put in the M3 donk-if not I wouldn't bother as the 328 is a wonderful engine and you would devalue the car in the swap process even you would know it was done well-would any prospective buyer? Archived from on 23 July 2011. The E36 was named in magazine's list for every year it was on sale. Some enthusiast might buy it, but your average Joe will shy away from a home built engine swap car just on general principles. It was also the first 3 Series to be available with a six-speed manual transmission in the 1996 M3 , a five-speed automatic transmission and a four-cylinder diesel engine.
. The result was a model with the appearance of a 1995 M3, however without the higher performance engine. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Archived from on 11 April 2011. This would also mean more new parts instead of relying on old parts, and result in a more reliable repair. While the vehicle was down for service many additional parts were replaced either for general maintenance or because they may have been compromised by the overheating episode.