Im wanting to swap it with a v8 engine.
Bmw e28 engine swap options.
I was just wondering from what models would it be best to swap it with budget it is not a problem but i dont want a m5 or m3 engine.
Bmw e28 engine swap.
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Hello guys i have a 1987 e28 520.
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Depending on the used brake booster it will be necessary to add washers or spacer to lift the engine so that the brake booster does not touch the intake manifold.
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The 19821988 e28 was a subtle refinement of the e12 5 series.
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Echoes of that philosophy could even be seen through the mid 1990s with the e34 5 series but nothing was more bold than the e28.
Ill post the process of swapping the m20 with the m52 as precise as possible could become handy as a reference im not a fully skilled mechanic in fact i studied digital media communications so bear with me when im writing weird things.
The engine mounts have to be changed by the ones of an e28e24 m30 or by specific ones for an e30 m50.
There are few bmws that make a statement quite like the e28 5 series.
The e28 was initially produced with straight four and straight six petrol engines until 1983 when the 524td model became the first bmw car to be powered by a diesel engine.
1986 bmw m5 e28.
I want a standard v8 engine regards omer.
The engine and box will physically slot straight in you need the e34 loom and ecu.
You then splice the 35s engine loom into the fuse box connector of the e28 engine loom what i do not know with a 518 is if the engine loom has the correct connections so you might need a e28 m30 engine loom.
These two generations established the defining design language for bmws mid size sport sedan for nearly two decades.
The bmw e28 is the second generation of bmw 5 series executive cars which was produced from 1981 to 1988 and replaced the e12 5 series.