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    LS3 V8 Swapped into 1999 BMW E46 316i

    There are those who consider swapping a GM V8 into a BMW blasphemy. We consider it badass. Here we have an E46 sedan from the Phillipines that was able to pull this swap off. The LS3 is mated to a tremec T-56 manual transmission. An E28 M5 diff puts the power down.

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    BMW E46 316i
    1999 Model

    Exterior
    Custom Carbon Hood
    Modified ATOY M3 bumpers
    Modified ATOY CSL Carbon Trunk
    Modified ATOY GTR side skirts
    Custom Widened Fiberglass Front Fender with M3 vents
    Custom Widened Steel rear fenders
    Custom Brake Ducts
    Blue angel eyes
    4000k yellow fog lights
    Black Carbon BMW badges
    LED Tail lights
    Reinforced Subframe Mounts

    Interior
    VDO gauges – Fuel, Speedometer, Tachometer, Water Temperature
    Ksport Hydraulic Handbrake
    Momo Drift wheel
    Corvette 8 ball shifter
    Aircon
    Front power windows
    EVO VIII Reacaro Seats
    Simpsons 5pt Seat belt
    VDO – extra gauges, oil temperature and pressure
    Welded in roll cage
    Seam welded chassis
    Remote control for VAREX exhaust
    Custom Aluminum side panels with leather wraps and racing handles
    Carpet and Roofing
    Remote switch for Canton oil Accumulator
    Power lock control
    Power window control

    Suspension
    Pss10 Bilstien coilover suspension
    Hotchkins Front and Rear Sway Bar
    Power flex bushings
    Custom Transmission mounts with damper
    Ground Control front tie rod with bump stop
    Ground Control Rear arms

    Engine
    GM LS3 6.2L V8
    T56-Transmission
    E28 M5 rear differential
    Custom Engine Support
    Dewitts three in one radiator – water, oil, power steering
    Swirl pot
    Aftermarket Fuel Pressure regulator
    Corvette valve covers
    Ex-Manila custom headers, Xpipe with heat wrap
    Twin VAREX Variable Exhaust
    K&N Airfilter
    Custom Driveshaft
    Custom Engine supports
    Custom Steering Shaft
    Custom Oil Pan
    Accusump 3qt Oil accumulator
    RAM Street Dual II Clutch Kit ( ordered )
    Edelbrock Super Charger ( Wish List )

    Braking
    Stoptech Option Big Brake Kit
    Custom Twin Caliper rear handbrake
    Stainless brake lines

    Tires and Wheels
    Rota IKR 189.5 22eta
    235/40/18 – front Nitto
    245/40/18 – Rear Nitto



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    Stage 2 or 2.5 E9X M3 S65 V8 supercharger kit for sale: http://www.boostaddict.com/showthrea...r-kit-for-sale

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    A short vid of the build:



    and a miscellaneous vid:

    Stage 2 or 2.5 E9X M3 S65 V8 supercharger kit for sale: http://www.boostaddict.com/showthrea...r-kit-for-sale

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    Cool ,but what the f*** is that Genesis doing there?

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    pretty unique, mostly in a good way. thanks sticky

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    those genesis are cool, both the v6 and 2.0T

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by black bnr32 Click here to enlarge
    pretty unique, mostly in a good way. thanks sticky
    I prefer the engine swap much more to the body/wheel work.

    These LS V8 swaps just continue to get more and more popular.
    Stage 2 or 2.5 E9X M3 S65 V8 supercharger kit for sale: http://www.boostaddict.com/showthrea...r-kit-for-sale

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