Thread: 280whp 540i
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Old 07-31-2012, 09:46 PM
GreenTiger GreenTiger is offline
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Mein Auto: 7/98 NonVanos 540iA
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Originally Posted by bricas45 View Post
They were actually made for the M5 but the m62 and s62 have exact external dimensions and share exhaust manifolds with the non-vanos m62. It is a big job to do these and suggest pulling the motor out to make sure you get all bolts tight, may want to do clutch if you have a manual, and the rear main at the same time. Also, they will not directly bolt up to the rest of your exhaust. Exhaust will have to be custom made at the very least a connection from headers to cats.

The car sounds like a pure bread race car with the headers, high flow cats and muffler set up you will not be disappointed. The power increase was dramatic. I think the benefits are far greater for those like mine with vanos...this removes the pre-cats as well.
I know you are in Newhampshire, but do you know if the headers are CA carb certified? Also, what do you mean by 'MAF' as a mod?
In terms of the 100 cell cats, the lower the cell count, the better correct? Which cats did you use and from where?
Thanks
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