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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello everyone nice to meet y'all, thanks for accepting me in your community. I've been looking for an alternative to the S3 8L I'm planning on buying since everyone praises the e46 for being a good drive (and I like N/A engines) As car guys it's obvious it will not be stock whatever it is.. I...
  2. BMW Engine Conversions
    The 2.8 Dual Vanos has cooked itself, what’s involved with a swap to the M54 3.0? Auto gearbox Any info much appreciated Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, long story short, blown head gasket on the 7er, quoted 900 to fix sod that, ao im thinking of a swap out for M52TUB28 manual from an e46. Obviously im will dump the manual box and use the auto as its perfect. Question is, apart from swapping torque converter to new engine, sump (7's run a...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I have an e36 (1994) sedan on which I am planning to install an M52TUB engine originally from a E46. As per the electrician, the e46 wiring won't work. On the other hand, it appears that the e36 wiring also won't fit because of the double vanos. Anyone here can advise how to proceed. Thanks.
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Has this or can this be done? I've done many searches on this and come back with zilch. I know you can do the M54 330i inlet manifold upgrade for a quick fix but I'm wanting to heavily tune the head on my 2.8 and I'm thinking that the manifold off the M54 3.0 wouldn't be able to cope with the...
  6. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi can anyone please help i need some tech details on the M52tub28 engine, the info i need is Exhaust valve diameter Exhaust valve opening point (deg) Exhaust valve duration (advertised) Exhaust valve centerline Volumetric efficiency any help would be great
  7. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi , what is the best and cheapest way to get some extra hp out of a M52TUB28?