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    I am picking up a E36 1999 323i Tourer later, as far as I can tell its completley standard although it does have a lot of M Sport goodies fitted.
    Starting from the cheapest first....what are the best performance upgrades you can do to one of these?
     
     

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    probably the best modidfcation you can do would be the M50 inlet manifold swap
    the 323s and the 328s inlet manifold is designed to keep the power down using smaller ports,

    the M50 manifold has bigger ports allowing the engine to breathe and offers about a 20bhp increase
    you can pick up an M50 manifold for about £80-£100 from ebay etc
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    I borrow a 1999 E36 323 tourer quite regularly. I find it quick enough to be fun. My priority would be towards sorting out the handling as at that age most of it is going to be well past its best. I'd go for a new set of springs and shocks and a load of new bushes.

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    Then once you have done all the above, come and see me for a bimmerforums members dicounted remap.
    As after doing the M50 manifold conversion you will require a remap to make the best of the conversion.
     
     

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    Think I will go for the M50 conversion first (once I have some more pennies), the suspension seems ok at the moment but then its not the standard suspension on it, its has the M Sport setup fitted so its lower and stiffer.
     
     

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