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  1. 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...
  2. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi all, just wondering if any of you have ever come across some strange issues I'm having after a rebuild. basically i have rebuilt the bottom end with new main bearings and rod bearings, ARP rod, big end and head studs. i turn the M60 over and it starts fine, but runs lumpy like its...
  3. Auto Electrical Forum
    by what means is it possible to remove a rev limiter from the m60b40 V8? it has an m5 6 speed gearbox if that could matter is there any wire that could be cut? any holes that could be covered, really struggling here, #iwantmyrevlimiterback Thank you
  4. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi Guys. Just wondered if any one could tell me about the best if any tuning mods I can do to my M60B40? I was thinking of running bigger injectors, Some fast road cams and then maybe plumbing in an OMEX Engine management system to try and squeeze and bit more from the old girl. Any body had...
  5. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi Guys, I have had an E34 335 M30 for a few months. I have recently had to take it off the road due to a bit of rust in the sills...nothing major but didnt have to time to sort it until now. Since it has been off the road I have been offered an M60B40 from an 8 series, The only issue is that it...
  6. Auto Electrical Forum
    hi guys need some help here! those contacts that stays on a pic dont know where does they go:) sorry for my english... the biggest white contact green suppose to go to dme + on run black is starter but rest of allt this things?:))) tryed to look for a diagram but never found the right one...the...
  7. BMW Engine Conversions
    Does the heads from m60b30 fits to m60b40 engine?
  8. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi all. I recently came across the following thread : Does anyone of you know of anyone on the board who has full, backed up/proven experience for doing an m60.b40 engine swap into an e30. I have the donor...
  9. General BMW Discussions
    hi, i am looking into a v8 swap into an e46. i was going to use an m60 b40 but i heard that they had problems with the cylinder lineings reacting with high sulpher low quality fuel in north america. was this a problem with the uk models as we have different fuel grades.?
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