View Full Version : New to bimmers need help

03-27-2012, 12:45 AM
Whats up guys new to the bimmer game I just wanted some help with some motor upgrades with my 2000 328ci. I just wanted to know what I can do for intake manifold and some chips and any other tips for all motor. And what molde is the 2.8 is it a m52 cuz I'm lost when it's bimmers I know Honda but bimmers I'm lost so if u guys can give some pointers that be grate

03-27-2012, 10:14 AM
you have an m52TU which is essensially the same as an M54. Shorter storke to make it 2.8L instead of 3.0L. All bolt ons for the M54 will work for you, but internals are different (pistons, crank, etc).

No point in doing intake manifold swaps, they are all the same. You CAN run an M50 intake (from a pre 1996 car), but it's a bunch of custom work and likely not worth it for a street car. There are software options for you ... try PMing MarkD on this forum for that

03-27-2012, 02:30 PM

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