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  1. E31 840i M60 Rough idle saga

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hello, My dream 840 that has been trouble free for 3 years suddenly developped a lack of power and a rough idle. I have tried a few things (thanks to everyone on this site for their stories) but if anything, it's now worse :mad The Saga: Suddenly developped a lack of power under...
  2. E34 540iT/6 - Misfiring Bank

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Anyone got much experience with the M60B40? Mine's been running like a dead dog and I thought it was missing on one, turns out it's missing on an entire bank. Had it in at my specialist but he's out of ideas. He's checked and it's got good compression up and down the whole bank, reasonable...
  3. Looking for any tips on swapping m60 v8 into e46

    BMW Engine Conversions
    I already hAve a 1972 2002 with m60 v8 in it ,space framed rear end with e30 modified suffrage and lsdo, just bought e46 318 to lift engine out for my Mrs compact my sport , body is mint and interior seems shame to scrap git spare blower and m60 lump thought I did stick I the e46 anyone else...
  4. 1995 m60 blue smoke

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I changed pcv last year as blue smoke on start up no other probs,Unfortunately still smoking on start! Car is low miles 80k only used in spring/summer. Hoping osv isn't faulty Wondering whether change to thicker oil is worth a shout before front of engine will have to come off!! Any thoughts...
  5. 840i 1995 M60 blown gasket

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    hi All, it looks I have lown the gasket- loosing coolant level and steaming under the bonnet. I have seen some steam during acceleration coming from rhs exhaust. The temp has never changed from upright and engine still started and idled well after 3 hours without any steam. I shall check it...
  6. M60 head gasket and ARP

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, i am currently twin turboing my M60b40 and I'm trying to find a Metal head gasket and ARP head bolts. i have googled and googled the bugger with no success. my question is does anyone on here know of a place for me to pick these up from in the UK? thanks a bunch ben
  7. 840Ci M60 4.0 - drive belt length issue

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I'm not sure if this was already mentioned here but I will share anyway. Just after the purchase of my 840 I have changed all the service items including drive belts - all parts were picked from BMW garage and a local shop by reg plate number. Since the service I could hear from time to time a...
  8. E38 M60 engine rebuild kit

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi I want to rebuild my engine completely, is there anywhere in the UK that supplies rebuild kits? Thanks
  9. E38 M60 engine rebuild kit

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi I want to rebuild my engine completely, is there anywhere in the UK that supplies rebuild kits? Thanks
  10. 840 4.0L m60 1995 non start

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    i went out in it last night with no probs. got in to go home, turned the key and got the dreaded click from the starter. thought the batteries were flat at first but after turning the key on and off a few times it spun over as usual and started. tried it this morning and it started first time...
  11. e31 840i m60 maf sensor part number

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    hi guys hopefully some one can help i need the part number (from the maf sensor !) not the one shown on the complete maf air flow asm i have been swapping over the internal maf sensors on my m73 and m60 and i have now confused myself as to what goes where just to confirm im talking...
  12. M60 M62 S62 mounting points / architecture

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Good Afternoon, I am looking for some advice please ? I have read several of the S62 into E34 conversions and they all make reference to how hard the electrics are to sort out, but with little reference to how the engine mounts. Are the mounting points in the same place for the M60/62 and S62...
  13. BMW M60 Lump into 1931 Ford Model A Coupe...

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Right, well for starts this is most likely in the wrong place on here as I have no idea how all these Euro forums work, hot rod forums make much more sense post in the 'how to' and your done! But will give this a go for a change! Looking for info on tuning an M60 4 litre lump which is going in...
  14. Any demand for renting out my BMW Engine Timing Tool Kit Set M42 M50 M52 M60

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I have just bitten the bullet and got the timing and vanos tools for my m52 328 so I can crack on and rebuild the vanos unit I searched for ages to try and find ways around it but unless I spent ages trying to fab something together it just wasn’t going to happen! What im thinking is rather...
  15. Central Locking problem after M60 engines swap EWS II in EWS I car

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi I am new and proud owner of white saloon 1992 E34 M50 525 swapped to 540i/6 drive-train. The car is around 80% finished and there is few things needing sorting. One of the most mysterious problems is central locking playing up. Below link to the short video showing exactly what is going on...
  16. 1995 Auto 840ci M60 - Wont change gear after Intake Manifold rebulid

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Solved! 1995 Auto 840ci M60 - Wont change gear after Intake Manifold rebulid Hi gents, Changed PCV and intake gaskets. Started up today and went for a test drive. Well after half a mile had to turn back as it seemed to be stuck in 2nd gear (wont change up at all). When I got back and turned...
  17. 1995 840ci M60 Parts Please

    Hereford BMW - Bimmerforums Shop
    Hi, Could you give me a price on the following please: VIN - CB97421 Gasket - 11 61 1 729 727 4 Brackets - 11 61 1 747 166, 11 61 1 747 168, 11 61 1 747 167, 11 61 1 747 169 4 Nuts - 07 12 9 904 553 Gasket Ring - 07 11 9 963 355 Ribbed V Belt - 11 28 1 702 898 Ribbed V Belt - 11 28 7 833 266...
  18. 1995 (Oct 1994 MY) 840ci M60 Engine Lambda Probes

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    In preparation of the probes letting go at some point, I'm trying to clarify what (Bosch) probes I'd need as RealOEM doesn't list the probe (No.9) under the diagram for my exhaust. It does however list two on the next diagram, but it's not my system? Part number 11781247475 seems to be from...
  19. M60 3.0 alusil V8 + 5speed for swaps

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Probably not the right section, but I have an m60 alusil replacement engine (needs a sump and pump), 5 speed box, clutch, flywheel, and a full loom headlights to tail lights, including lock key and switch gear. This was earmarked for my Escort, but I really need a full doner car. so I'm open to...
  20. 1995, M60, 4-sp. box, 840Ci

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Does anyone have experience with auto box faults? My problem is with the kick-down.Trying to use kick-down recently, the box dropped down the gears O.K. but then with foot still hard on accelerator there was a noise from below, like something had broken/snapped, and it went into limp-home mode...
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