Can I put a 1988 325i motor into a 1992 325i?

Asked by Feb 02, 2012 at 03:02 AM about the 1992 BMW 3 Series 325i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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3,335

Sure. The blocks are the same. You may need to double check the electronic and vacuum connections though.

3,065

Yes, but why would you want to? Going backward in technology and horsepower. Mount a 1994+ M50TU VANOS engine or better.

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what Matt said!

Thank you so much for the quick answers!! Oh, and the reason we want to, is because we already had the '88 motor, and then someone gave us the '92 without a motor, so... my question is, why not? lol Thanks again guys!!

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