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1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'

Listed for $27,000Sold
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'
1997 BMW M3 'LS Swap'

Don't let its timid looks fool you - this E36 M3 is hiding a monstrous 442HP LS3 V8 under the hood. With nearly twice the displacement and power of the stock motor and just 3,160 pounds to push around, we are confident that this E36 can get out of its own way. While the body has covered substantial miles, the chassis has been reinforced and the motor has seen less than 39K total miles. A long list of work has been completed over the last 18 months to get this example sorted and we think it looks like a lot of fun with potential for even more.

The Build

  • 6.2L LS3 V8
  • Tremec T56 Transmission
  • BER Ported Intake Manifold
  • FAST Big Mouth Throttle Body
  • Custom Comp Cam
  • Dual Valve Springs
  • Hardened Pushrods
  • 4" Intake
  • DeatschWerks High Flow Fuel Pump
  • Amsoil Large Dry Air Filter
  • 2.5" Mandrel Bent Dual Exhaust
  • Magnaflow Resonated X-Pipe
  • MGW Shifter
  • 3.38 Limited-Slip Differential
  • RAM Lightweight Flywheel
  • AKG Subframe Reinforcements
  • AKG Bushings
  • 18" Apex Wheels
  • 197,272
  • Salvage
  • 6.2L V8
  • 6-Speed Manual
  • Arctic Silver
  • Black Leather
  • Costa Mesa, CA
SoldListed for $27,000
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