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The sixth generation of the BMW 5 Series Sedan (F10) was produced from 2011 - 2016 with LCI updates arriving in 2014. In the US BMW offered a hatchback 5 Series Gran Truismo (F07) and the rest of the world also go a Station Wagon/Touring version F11.

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Old 10-13-2019, 09:59 PM
Robets Robets is offline
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528XI Engine swap

Hi all new to this community,
I have an opportunity to get 2013 528xi with bad engine, (timing chain failure according to dealer report). I have 328i sitting at home wrecked after some bad luck on the road.
I have been trying to find out if its possible to put engine from 2012 328i sulev into 528xi.
What I'm worried the most is one being AWD and my 328 is just the RWD if there is any difference in engine mounts or any other components that will prevent me from successfully completing this project.

Any help on this would be greatly appreciated!!

Please help and thank you!
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Old 10-14-2019, 07:07 AM
poconosms1 poconosms1 is offline
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BMWs are complicated animals. You're probably best starting off with talking to indies first. I can see a ton of problems from the ECM to sensor problems.
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