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  1. 1996 E39 523i M52 will m3 cams fit ? 
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    saw these on ebay http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/M3-EVO-3-2-S50...item2a03b06167 will they fit my car without any bottom end work thanks
     
     

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    I don't believe they do I believe its the US M3 cams you need.
    Maybe someone can clarify this
     
     

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    will the us m3 cams fit in a 2000 323 m52tu engine? and if so will there be any gain? as i have never heard of this before in a 323!
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by StK View Post
    I don't believe they do I believe its the US M3 cams you need.
    Maybe someone can clarify this
    Correct Stk. They are euro M3 cams he is selling and will NOT fit the M52 engine. The cams that are needed are from the US SPEC M3. The US did not get the same engine as it could not pass emissions laws there. They got a tuned version of the M50 and M52 engines.


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    will the us m3 cams fit in a 2000 323 m52tu engine? and if so will there be any gain? as i have never heard of this before in a 323!
    Wont fit a TU engine vauxfan as yours has double vanos........
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve23002 View Post
    Correct Stk. They are euro M3 cams he is selling and will NOT fit the M52 engine. The cams that are needed are from the US SPEC M3. The US did not get the same engine as it could not pass emissions laws there. They got a tuned version of the M50 and M52 engines.




    Wont fit a TU engine vauxfan as yours has double vanos........
    thanks for that mate lol,,,,,,,nothing seems available for the 323 to tune it!
     
     

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    He doesn't knoiw what he is selling,
    He says it's a single vanos S50 3.2 evo, all evo's are 3.2 twin vanos, where as all M3 3 litre are single vanos.
    I bet he has bought them for his 328i and now finds they wont work/fit so he's pulling a fast one and trying to pass them on.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by plumb View Post
    He doesn't knoiw what he is selling,
    He says it's a single vanos S50 3.2 evo, all evo's are 3.2 twin vanos, where as all M3 3 litre are single vanos.
    I bet he has bought them for his 328i and now finds they wont work/fit so he's pulling a fast one and trying to pass them on.
    Yep. That link to the other forum he has posted links to an american site. They still call them S50 engines as well, even though they are different....
     
     

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