318ti.org forum

Go Back   318ti.org forum > Technical, Maintenance and Modifications > Engine Swaps

Notices

Engine Swaps Engine conversions.

.
» Recent Threads
recommendations for...
07-13-2021 04:48 AM
Last post by paul somlo
Today 03:10 AM
9 Replies, 3,247 Views
The 318ti OBD-II engine...
10-19-2006 06:48 PM
Last post by J!m
09-20-2021 11:15 AM
163 Replies, 139,773 Views
Black 1998 Ti
09-19-2021 07:37 PM
Last post by samulis
09-19-2021 07:37 PM
0 Replies, 180 Views
What model ti do you own?
02-26-2003 03:40 AM
Last post by samulis
09-19-2021 07:21 PM
341 Replies, 175,479 Views
Underbody panels
09-18-2021 02:33 PM
Last post by StoneWheelRacing
09-18-2021 02:45 PM
1 Replies, 304 Views
Ultimate Supercharger...
06-23-2019 08:06 AM
Last post by MisterM52
09-16-2021 08:40 PM
130 Replies, 220,380 Views
WTB: S50/S52 swapped or...
08-29-2021 04:22 PM
Last post by ZEK
09-15-2021 06:59 PM
6 Replies, 1,669 Views
Running rough
09-13-2021 02:37 PM
Last post by ti-billy
09-13-2021 02:37 PM
0 Replies, 541 Views
What Bolt size for 6Cyl...
09-12-2021 07:53 PM
Last post by ZEK
09-12-2021 07:53 PM
0 Replies, 427 Views
Reply Share/Bookmark
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-29-2008, 09:12 PM   #1
Mtec97caliTi
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: San Jose, CA
Posts: 20
iTrader: (0)
Default m54 swap questions

Ok guys, as you can see by my join date I have been around a while (albeit very dormant after selling my 97). I was going to swap my 97 ti to an m54, but I never got around to doing it. A few years has gone by and I still have the itch (and some very expensive metal sitting around) to do it. So here it goes:

1) The M54 I have is out of an '01 Z3 automatic, so I will probably need to acquire a 5spd harness, correct?
2) I was wondering if I can run an M50 intake on the M54? (because the flapper valve on the intake was damaged when my motor was shipped to me)
3) Can I use M3 or 328 exhaust manifolds? (the z3 manifolds have cats and were cut)

I have done many other engine swaps into various cars from old VW Sciroccos, to Hondas, a Nissan, and my latest is a VR6 powered VW Cabrio (freaks people out when you drive a "chick car" that growls with 12v and 2.8L of V6 power!). So I am not scared to get my hands dirty again, I just want to figure out the best means of engine management and getting air in and out of the car! THANKS IN ADVANCE, I truly look forward to being back here on the boards!
~Matt
__________________
1997 MTechnic 318ti w/Cal Roof
Eibach Sportlines/Bilstein Sports, M3 Brakes, Hartge exhaust, staggered Contours, vaders
Mtec97caliTi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2008, 08:14 PM   #2
thesk8nmidget
Senior Member
 
thesk8nmidget's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Eugene Oregon
Posts: 6,182
iTrader: (2)
Default

im truely excited to see this build!!

it will have many pictures.....RIGHT????



subscribed
__________________
-Josh
Sold-1995 318ti, Club Sport, Hellrot
Sold-1996 318ti, Active Model, Boston Green
Current- 1995 318ti, sport model, schwartz
thesk8nmidget is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
318ti Newbie Questions pcmedics911 Lounge 21 02-08-2012 06:33 AM
318ti DASC SPORT ACTIVE HEATED SEATS ALPINE WHITE BBS MOTORSPORT INTERIOR inlacal US and North America 27 12-07-2007 03:01 PM
BMW 320i vs 318ti Zane-O I'm thinking about buying a ti. 5 05-19-2006 06:17 PM
318Ti Door Panels & Rear Seats - MINT... Sekurit eBay and Craig's list listings 10 03-04-2006 02:41 PM
Club Sport & 318Ti Dealer Brochures, Hartge Demo 318Ti Zines... Sekurit US and North America 3 01-16-2006 04:13 AM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:53 PM.


.
Powered by site supporters
vBulletin Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1999 - 2021, 318ti.org
© vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2
[page compression: 67.88 k/78.18 k (13.18%)]

318ti.org does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information or products discussed.