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  1. General BMW Questions
    I own a 2004 bmw 530i (e60) with the beloved m54 engine. I occasionally get a “low oil pressure” warning. Have taken it to a specialized bmw mechanic a few times but the warning keeps popping up. If anyone has any suggestions on what might be causing this, the help would be greatly appreciated...
  2. General BMW Questions
    I’m 16 and my parents have a 06 e83 msport just sitting around , collecting dirt etc.... I plan on asking for it. Doing research I notice it has a m54b30( same as (330ci). Would any turbo kits that works on the e46 work on the e83? I’m mean they do have the same engine....
  3. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I have recently acquired a 2002 530i from my sister. It had been parking in her garage for 4 years and she didn't want it anymore. When i asked her what kind of work it needed she was clueless and just said "it ran bad". I towed it to my garage and popped the hood, I then found that the engine...
  4. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hello, having trouble wiring up an m54b30 to an e36 sedan which previously housed an m43b18. Anyone got tips or recommendable guides? thankyou
  5. BMW Coding and Programming
    Hi as ive just went through a minor hurtle ive wanted to share this experience with all of you. just to clearify im not a coding expert, however i am working with it on a daily basis. A customer just rebuild his old 2001 E46 320i M54B20 with a donor engine M54B30 and control unit. (this donor...
  6. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hi. For a few months i have been looking araund for my first car, and since i'm intrested in drifting i decided to go for a BMW of some sort. (I'm from Hungary and anything that is Japanese or Amercian costs a **** load compared to US prices.) I want to have a street legal but not daily driver...
  7. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I've been looking for performance parts for my E60 but it seems like there are no parts for the 530i (M54B30). There are plenty of parts out there for the E39 530i (M54B30) but how come there aren't any for the E60....:bawling:
  8. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I have signed up to this site after years of using it for information as I'm considering finally taking on my first 'build' if you will. I am looking at buying an E34 518 from 1995 with the M43B18 engine as I may be able to get one fairly cheap and it would be much cheaper to insure (I've not...
  9. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hey guys and gals, When I serviced my DISA valve late last year, I noted a large amount oily debris in the intake manifold. I***8217;d like to solve the CCV nastiness and improve the overall service of the system by replacing the CCV with a catch can I can drain at each oil change. In doing so...
  10. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi, Got a SH x3 3.0i from 2005. The dipstick apparently broke and the previous owner had replaced it with a shorter one. Does anyone has a clue about the actual length of an original dipstick of the 3 liter engine (M54B30). Any help or suggestions will be highly appreciated. Thanks
  11. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hi Everyone! A little history (you can skip this and go to the solution if you want): I own an E39 with M54B30 engine since ~3 years. When I bought the car I***8217;ve replaced the whole CVV system and every gasket in the engine housing (except the cylinder head gasket) because oil was...
  12. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hey everyone, Okay I have two questions. I have a 2000 323i and I need do an engine swap and I was wondering if the M54B30 engine and matching trans would fit right in without any modifications? If it does fit, does anyone know where I can buy the M54B30 and matching trans in the new jersey area...
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