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Old 07-30-2013, 09:25 PM   #1
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E30 m52 swap guide?

Looking for a parts list or a walk through i already have the m52 and zf please help?
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Old 07-30-2013, 09:41 PM   #2
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Tons of info on r3v and an e30tech. There's even members on here with build threads. Do a quick search and you won't be disappointed. I'm just finishing up my m52 swap so feel free to PM anytime.
Anything in particular you want to know?

Here's a good place to start. Once you are done that just follow members build threads. Any hiccups along the way are usually solved in the thread and documented.

http://www.r3vlimited.com/board/showthread.php?t=266738

Hope that helps for now.
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:24 PM   #3
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http://www.e30dohc.com/wiki/index.ph...HC_Swap_Basics

The swap itself is dead easy. The wiring is a little trickier, but overall still pretty simple. Are you going obd1 or obd2?
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Old 07-31-2013, 01:16 PM   #4
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Old 07-31-2013, 03:16 PM   #5
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I just finished my swap, wrote everything I did. Pm me and I'll email you it... Ask away
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Old 07-31-2013, 04:41 PM   #6
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google it dude. ask us when you have specific questions lol its kind of hard to type out an entire swap
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Old 08-02-2013, 11:15 AM   #7
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The worse part of this swap i found was fitting that bitch in well i had mine attached to the tranny lol


Shit woofer you did an m52 swap!? Niiiice
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Old 08-02-2013, 01:35 PM   #8
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I have engine mounts for the swap if your interested...
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Old 08-09-2013, 03:54 PM   #9
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Check out Project Orca at Zionsville Autosports
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Old 08-09-2013, 04:00 PM   #10
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Check out Project Orca at Zionsville Autosports
This stuff is the biggest waste of money out there
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Old 08-10-2013, 05:57 PM   #11
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Without an engine leveler removal with trans is a pain, engine leveler at princess auto is $40 and a lifesaver. Anyone doing a swap should have one!
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Old 08-10-2013, 10:11 PM   #12
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or just do a removable rad support. One of my biggest regrets when I did my swap was not doing that, and I will be next time my motor is removed.
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Old 08-10-2013, 10:36 PM   #13
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or just do a removable rad support. One of my biggest regrets when I did my swap was not doing that, and I will be next time my motor is removed.
That only works for one car, the right tools work on them all.
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Old 08-11-2013, 07:42 PM   #14
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Im looking for some wiring instruction any help would be great thanks guys
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Old 08-11-2013, 09:11 PM   #15
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^ google it, then ask a more specific question... Do your research, its all there
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