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    As the title says, what parts do i need to upgrade the inlet manifold?

    Will an inlet and thottle body off of an E34 525i M50 do the job?
    Or, does it have to be off of an E36 325i M50?

    It's just that a guy i know is breaking his 525i.

    If i'm wrong, what parts do i need off of what engine?
    (So i know what to ask for at my local BMW breakers)

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    You can use either manifold from a 525 or 325...they're the same part...and you'll need a fitting kit which you can get from Ebay.Might be an idea to grab the throttle body as well if you can get it but its not to serious as IIRC the 328 has the same throttle body anyway

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    So, so long as it's a M50 engine, the manfold is right?
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    No cause the 2.0lt engine is also an M50 but with the restricted manifold on it.....it has to be the 2.5lt engine manifold

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    Sorry, I meant to say 2.5 M50.

    Cheers, I'm off to my mate's in the morning to get my manifold!!
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    Sorry, I meant to say 2.5 M50.

    Cheers, I'm off to my mate's in the morning to get my manifold!!
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    The manifold won't bolt straight on.

    The m50 body is of no use at all, it's the same size as the m52 body and a different design.

    If you want to px the manifold for one that's been properly machined to fit straight on in exactly the same way as your existing manifold, drop me a pm.

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