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    E30 M3 with S85 V10 engine swap vs. stock BMW F10 M5 on the runway

    This E30 M3 we have seen in action many times. It often attends Swedish runway events and is used for GTboard content promotion like you see here. Yes, it is amazing an S85 V10 is able to fit in an E30 and if you want to see the build process involved in getting an S85 to fit check out this old BimmerBoost thread from 2010.

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    This E30 M3 is very quick thanks to a low power to weight ratio. It beat up on a tuned C6 RS6 which has a factory twin turbocharged V10 and this particular one was even tuned on top of that.

    How does it fare against an F10 M5? Well, it makes easy work of it although the M5 opens a lead in the first couple gears. The E30 M3 is rowing its own gears so it is at a disadvantage compared to the DCT M5 but once it gets going it pulls away easily.

    Awesome swap, eh?

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    This is not just an awesome car it is an epic one. Good job, indeed.

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    That's a beautiful car

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    Now if the E30 M3 had DCT.... Click here to enlarge

    I will need to meet up with Gustav once Im finished.

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    Looked at the build thread. I bet that engine was cheap.

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