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  1. BMW Cars for Sale
    The closest drive you will get and have to a Go-Kart and lots cheaper than a Porsche 911!! Up for grabs is my BMW E36 Compact, which from the outside looks standard apart from the twin exhausts and M3 mirrors, but looks can be deceiving.... The sound from the exhausts are fantastic!! Its...
  2. Introductions
    turbo s50b32 mongrel build Hello there i'm colin a complete newbee to the world of forums. I'v been using bimmerforums for a couple of years now when working on my m50tu turbo e46 coupe drift car build with excelent results thank you :) ran like a charm for about a year until last weekend when...
  3. BMW ECU articles and standalone tech guides
    My question gents is, will a 1998 DME work in an 1997 engine. The DME is toast (auto electricians words) I can get a 1998 DME and associated EWS parts, will they work in my 1997 engine. Thanks in anticipation.
  4. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    I'm after an s50b32 vanos unit, not fussed about solenoids or the solenoid covers. Either to buy or borrow so that I can engineer an opposite hand one for an s50 based v12 im building.
  5. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hey guys, here's an alternative to the vac and other expensive vanos delete kits around, we have made some wheels up that cost half the price and are better steel and come with factory triggers built in. please pm me if interested, have some going on my s50b30 turbo build right now, I don't...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I have bought a used S50evo oil pump with unknown mileage. I would like to blueprint it before I use it to be sure it is within specs. Does anyone know the tolerances?
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi everyone, This is my first post after browsing the forum looking at various engine swaps which I am currently thinking about doing. I am currently looking at buying an E30 as a project car to turn the exterior into an M3, swap the engine for a S50B32, Remove majority of the interior and...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Ive got a 328 cabriolet that doesnt have traction control, and ill be putting my s50b32 engine in it in the coming months, along with all the running gear as i have a full car to rip everything from. The issue I have is the M3 has traction control, but the 328 doesn't. I'm a bit worried about...
  9. BMW Engine Conversions
    I've just bought a 1999 M3 Evo with a mint engine, its a previous cat d so I am going to have the engine out of it and put it in my 318is. As I'm using it as a donor car I have access to absolutely everything from it, so the plan is to swap all parts over so it is essentially a full working M3...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, does anyone know the weight diff between the S50B30 and the S50B32? Thanks
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hello all, I have a s50b32 that's been stood for a while. on first start up I think it ran fine for a min or two? then a week later after been sat again, it has started misfiring. always on cylinder 5 though.... at first I swapped coils and plugs round. this didn't help. I then did a...
  12. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi Just a quick question to see if anyone has done or knows if it can be done. Does the s50b32 head bolt to a s54b32 bottom end (block) Thanks
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    So hey guys, first real problem with my S50B32 happened today. I was fixing an oil leak, and I noticed the oil pressure valve screw was drenched in oil. And I didnt think it through, and I screwed it ALL the way in, and I guess the VANOS didnt get any oil at all. I ran the car on idle for 8...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Hi So my e36 has got this rough idle and on texa mobile it shows that the exhaust cam is as 47º on idle when it should be at 0º. I can activate the solenoids with the diagnostics machine and I can hear each one clicking or whatever. This engine was given to me in pieces and I assembled it by...
  15. E30
    Shortly: 1988 E30 M3 swapped with S50B32 ( 6 Speed Gearbox also ) I will post more photos and full description ASAP
  16. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, The engine has got a rough idle and doesn't accelerate as it should because its kinda slow till about 5500 after that it pulls really hard. Also when its idling if you give it full throttle the engine dies. I hooked it up to a Texa diagnostics the IAT shows an error. How can I test if...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, So I put an S50B32 in a 1993 318is with another 3.2 m3 ecu and another 3.2 m3 wiring loom but I can't find the connectors for the EWS, so I plugged everything in except all the ews stuff... The spark is good when turning, and it starts, but only for a moment, and then dies, so far I've...
  18. BMW Tuning Forum
    what can be done to get the power out of the S50B32 3.2 engine i have tuned and modded the 2.8 engine loads but i dont know so much about the S50B32 3.2 can some of you m3 mz3 owners fill me in please with the basics of this engine as regards to tunning it what works well and what dones not...
  19. BMW Tuning Forum
    BMW M3 E36 S50B32 fitted the AEM FIC8 piggyback - all fine except I need to resolve the usual injector faults problem... Does anyone know what resistors are needed for this fix? Thanks for the help!
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Help pleasy guys - I replaced the inlet seals over the weekend and it improved the idle 100%. Thought I would quickly do the exhaust this afternoon...but something is not right... Now I have a noisy VANOS and revs poorly but idles ok. Any suggestions? I pulled them out again, checked the...
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