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E39 M5 (1998-2003)

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Old 06-08-2005, 09:13 PM
sugaman sugaman is offline
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Need Some Input Fast

Dear Family,
i am thinking of doing so major performance work to my dinnan 540i and was wondering if the m5 and 540i share the same base engine block with different heads? if so i will put the m5 heads on my 540i block and post some real insane pictures. PLEASE ALL SUGGESTIONS, COMMENTS AND 2 cents welcome
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Old 06-09-2005, 06:17 PM
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I believe the engines are very different. Do a search at www.m5board.com and you will probably find a definative answer.

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Old 06-09-2005, 06:38 PM
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2 choices: supercharge the 540i, or trade it in for the real McCoy.
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