Gain 70hp with 5 best power mods for 2006 13 bmw 328i e90e92 128i e82 528i e60 nick august 31 2016 when it comes to performance potential most people tend to forget about the 325i 328i and 330i since these are the less popular siblings of the mighty e90 and e92 335i.
Bmw e36 328i engine mods.
I have a 1996 bmw 328i and am currently on the hunt for a junkyard m50 intake.
The eldest representative of m52 family was firstly introduced in 1995.
Bmw produced its first straight six petrol engine in 1933 the 11 litre m78 motor making just 30bhp.
The complete m50 manifold retrofit kit for e36 makes it surprisingly easy to do and you can even still buy a new intake manifold if you cant score a used one at.
This is one of my favorite bmw e36 upgrades and it is awesome on any later model inline 6 e36 series 96 99.
The car has many many mods more than the engine stuff in this thread.
The most desirable in america being the m5x line or the s5x line.
No im here to tell you about the first mods to my f30.
One of the cleanest cars ive ever seen.
However these are the cold hard facts.
E36 328i and 328is best performance mods for m52 engine in previous articles i have mentioned my strong belief that the 1996 1998 bmw 3 series cars with the m52 engines the e36 328i 328is and 328ic offer the best all around value of the e36 cars us spec m3 models included.
I started with a nice original bar the front bumper e36 328i coupe.
Bmw m52b28 engine reliability problems and repair.
Check out the bmw forums for confirmation on this one as this upgrade is universally recognized among e36 fanatics as one of the best bangs for your buck.
An outstanding drivers car the e36 bmw 3 series is at its very best with six cylinders under the bonnet and you can increase the appeal of this modern classic further still with direnzas most popular upgrades evolution of the species.
We have devised a list of the best modifications you can make to get the most out of your e36.
The six cylinder inline engines have been popularized by their steady power bands high potential for modification and incredibly balanced performance.
One of the power mods you can do is retrofit a m50 intake manifold onto your m52 or s52 engine which alters the powerband for broader power delivery and greater top end horsepower.
But im not here to argue this or that or to be a bmw apologist.
The series of engines also includes m52b20 m52b24 m52b25 and s52b32this motor was used on e36 e39 models as well as on e38 728i autos produced by major bavarian automaker.
80k from new a couple of owners.
Bmw m50m52 engine 325i328i tuning guide paul piola looks at the tuning potential of bmws m50m52 engine in the e36 325i and 328i.