View Full Version : Euro spec 3.0 S50 Single Vanos Cams
11-26-2005, 12:05 PM
Does anyone have any experience with Euro spec 3.0 S50 Single Vanos Cams.
My question is: Are these cams compatible with a US spec M52 head.
11-26-2005, 09:02 PM
even though S50B30 is also a single VANOS, I don't think they are compatible, since VANOS system on S50B30 is more advanced than on M52s
also from these sketches, they look differently too
11-27-2005, 02:20 AM
That is excellent information - you are right - while the Euro M52 and USA M52 have identical camshafts and valve train assembly, the Euro S50 motor is completely different than the USA S50 motor.
11-27-2005, 11:18 AM
The cams are very different on those engines.
For an M52 2.8 L you need S52 3.2L cams (PM me, I've got a set...)
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