are the throttle bodies from a 96 318is compatible with that of the m3?

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Asked by Nov 24, 2012 at 12:11 AM about the 1996 BMW 3 Series 318i Sedan RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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No sir they're not. There's a considerable size difference between the two motors intake manifolds.

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Colin is correct, the 318 has a 4 cylinder engine versus the 6 cylinder of the M3. You could manufacture an adapter plate to fit the M3 throttle body to your manifold but there is no real performance gain that way.

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you're joking right?

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