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  1. 1995 E36 323i - m52 - m50 block swap

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I have a dreaded 1995 323i with an M52 2.5L alloy block with nikasil coated bores. Dismantled due to excessive oil consumption, travelled 150000kms, rings were worn out, bores look in excellent condition with virtual no wear BUT all 6 bores are warped - ovalish in shape. Block is useless as...