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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 04-17-2014, 04:29 AM
nonricer nonricer is offline
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How much power?

Hi guys, as the title says, i am wondering how much power would be made at the flywheel with these following modifications to a 2001 BMW 540i.
Also would these parts be daily driver friendly, if not which parts should i change?
DINAN:
Stage 5 performance engine software
High flow throttle body
High flow air mass meter
High flow intake manifold
Cold air intake
Free flow exhaust

VAC:
Camshaft kit
ARP head stud kit
ARP main stud kit
Stage 3 cylinder heads
Performance coated rod bearings
Performance coated main bearing set
Performance con rods
Forged pistons, 94 mm, 11.2:1 compression
Flanged cylinder sleeves
Upgraded fuel system
Dry sump kit
VANOS delete

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Old 04-17-2014, 05:17 AM
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It would be much much cheaper to buy an M5.
All those mods would maybe give you another 50-75 HP.
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Old 04-17-2014, 05:35 AM
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It would also be cheaper to supercharge it.

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