View Full Version : If it wasent for bad luck!!!
Well my eta is less than what i need as i have found. The engine has had it and so has the u joints and diff. I have the parts to fix it but then I am into a engine swap again. This eta is a 85 so it has the square c101 plug not the round so it has to be cut and rewired. Similar to the 318i. We all know how that went...........:(
So i have 2 lumps. I wish I was closer to the gta I could just drop the car and other engine off to bimmersport and get it installed.I was told the e to I swap was alot easier due to less parts and wiring ect. Any comment on that fact?
07-29-2004, 12:11 AM
damn ! you cant catch a break ! :(
Ya tell me about it..*shiner*
07-30-2004, 02:26 PM
I have a STRONG E30 "E" motor... it has a turner/conforti ECU... the car has 142 hp with 192 ft/lbs of torque...
$500.00 and they are yours...
07-30-2004, 02:27 PM
oh... and I have a diff as well... a 2.79 or 2.93.. whatever cam stock on an 85 ets... $250.00 and it's yours...
07-30-2004, 02:29 PM
oh... where is my brain...
I have the 325e rear.. (trailing arms, struts) end and the fronts... struts, calipers, etc.. ... it's yours for $300.00
i have the "I" engine and drivetrain..I was selling it.just not sure I want to do the swap. I I was going to swap why not do the m50?
07-31-2004, 06:56 PM
WOW it never stop...Just put the i engine in there and enjoy it for now.
Til you sell the car and get a newer E30
I have to get the pin to pin wiring for the square to round plug.Other than that it is all the same pretty much
08-01-2004, 11:08 PM
good luck on the car
I know the swap is a bit easier due to similar mechanical parts but the wiring is just as hard as the 318i was. Unless i have all the info and i can verify it from a second source i wont do it.
08-01-2004, 11:11 PM
my car is not done nether so feel your pain too
the last e30 sat unfinished for 2 years. I will not do that with this one.
08-01-2004, 11:16 PM
isn't there any e to i swap info avaiable on the net ? i'm supprised rev doesn't have something
almost everything i have found only details the ease of the 86 and up e to I swap. Due to the round plug on the 86 and up cars. I should be able to find something. Just a matter of looking harder I guess
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