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Old 03-31-2011, 11:11 AM
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Mein Auto: '03 E39 520I 2.2 M/T
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Originally Posted by Mack View Post
Interesting thread. I was wondering the other day if my engine blew how hard it would be to have a shop toss in a 3.0? Probably better just to stay with a 2.5 though.
If it has a manual transmission you'd also need a gearbox, ancillaries (shift linkage, airbox, MAF etc) and driveshaft.

On the other hand a 2.2 engine would drop straight into a 525i and vice versa.
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