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Old 11-29-2012, 07:23 PM   #1
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Question Best E36 Engine for...

So what do you think is the best E36 engine for a track car? Weekend car? Daily driver?
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Do the 323s and 328s get similar highway mileage? Or is the 323 significantly better at sipping fuel miserly?The engine was in great shape, only a small problem occured in one of the cylinders which was burning oil after starting.
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Track car: S50B30US; plentiful, affordable, robust, sufficient power; easy to get more power.
Weekend car: S50B32; uncommon, powerful, elaborate throttle bodies and pretty aluminum engine covers.
Daily Driver: M52B28; torquey and cheap.
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Track car: S50B30US; plentiful, affordable, robust, sufficient power; easy to get more power.
Weekend car: S50B32; uncommon, powerful, elaborate throttle bodies and pretty aluminum engine covers.
Daily Driver: M52B28; torquey and cheap.
I'll agree with the first two, but there is something fun about daily driving an S50 car, even if it's a b30us motor.
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