How much does it cost to swap S54 to E36?
Price estimate will be nearly $3000 considering what parts you have to replace or refresh before dropping the engine into your E36.
How much does it cost to S54 swap?
They charge $7000 for parts and labor.
What engines can you swap into a E36?
Here are the most common (and documented) engine swaps that people perform on the BMW E36 chassis:
- BMW S50 – 3.0 liter six cylinder from E36 M3 (240 hp / 225 lb/ft torque)
- BMW S52 – 3.2 liter six cylinder from E36 M3 (240 hp / 240 lb/ft torque)
- BMW S54 – 3.2 liter six cylinder from E46 M3 (333 hp / 262 lb/ft torque)
How much does a S54 engine cost?
How Much Does A S54 Engine Cost? Parts and labor at this company cost $7000.
How much does it cost to swap an e30 engine?
Starting at a price point of $35,000 we include the following components in our engine swaps along with a number of optional upgrades (listed towards the bottom): Exhaust headers (more than 1 option) Complete new exhaust system in mild steel or stainless. Steering rack upgrade.
How much HP can a E36 handle?
The E36 M3 has proven up to 700HP on stock internals. I think the S54 can handle 800+HP with built internals. Sure the S54 had the bearing problem before but that has been solved.
Will a M54 fit in a E36?
If you plan on swapping in an M52TU, M54 or S54 engine into your e36, our plug and play harness adapters are the easiest way to go. Harnesses include the OBD2 diagnostic port, electronic accelerator pedal wiring, and fuel pump relay wiring. Relays are provided, with the exception of the US S54 EKP module.
Is the S54 reliable?
The BMW S54 engine is no exception. Expect to replace the S54 water pump every 100,000 miles. Though, failures are not uncommon as early as 60,000 miles. On the other hand, some lucky water pumps may last 120,000+ miles.
What is the easiest E30 engine swap?
The simplest way to swap these engines into an E30 is to use the ECU and wiring harness from a pre-1996 325i, since this harness is simpler than the M3 harness that normally runs these engines, which has EWS (anti-theft). This converts the engine from OBD-II to OBD-I, which adds power and reduces complexity.