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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
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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?
Stage 5 performance engine software
High flow throttle body
High flow air mass meter
High flow intake manifold
Cold air intake
Free flow exhaust

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
JimLev JimLev is offline
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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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