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  1. uncle ken
    07-18-2010 03:03 AM
    uncle ken
    Hi Ryan: (he says a year later) - nope I swapped the original 4.4 L damaged block for a 4.6 L block from the X5 4.6. New block, new pistons,and rods. Same old top end, VANOS etc. THere was a lot of modification done with porting, polishing and hand-;lapping the valves. Main thing is to be aware it is NOT CHEAP.

    uncle_ken ( now in Tennessee)
  2. flyinryanr
    07-03-2009 10:15 PM
    flyinryanr
    Hello, I just read a post about your engine conversion. I was considering doing the same thing to my 97 540-6. As I read it, you used a crankshaft from a X5 4.6 and swaped it into a 4.4 out of the 540. Did you use stock X5 pistons also? Was there anything I should be aware of before I begin the conversion?
    Any information would be greatly appriciated.

    Thanks, Ryan

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